Arctic Institute of North America/Jim Bourque Scholarship

One-time award of CAN$1000 to Canadian aboriginal student enrolled in postsecondary training in education, environmental studies, traditional knowledge or telecommunications. Must submit, in 500 words or less, a description of their intended program of study and reasons for their choice of program. Must include most recent high school or college/university transcript; a signed letter of recommendation from a community leader, a statement of financial need which indicates funding already received or expected; and proof of enrollment in, or application to, a post secondary institution. Applicants must also provide proof of Canadian Aboriginal descent. Applicants are evaluated based on need, relevance of study, achievements, return of investment and overall presentation of the application.

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
Application Deadline
July 15
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
American Indian/Alaska Native, Canadian
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Education, Environmental Science, Natural Sciences, Natural Resources
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

Administrative Assistant
Arctic Institute of North America
University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, NW, ES-1040
City, State, Zip
Calgary, AB , T2N 1N4
(403) 220-7515

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