National Indigenous Scholarship Program

Western University

Awarded annually to 5 Indigenous undergraduate students (First Nations, M├ętis, and Inuit) studying full-time at Western's main campus based on their outstanding academic excellence and meaningful and impactful contribution toward Indigenous communities. Three scholarships will be awarded to students applying from Canadian high schools, and 2 scholarships to Indigenous students applying from a postsecondary institution. Recipients must meet the minimum academic averages for their programs, and will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, creative and innovative thinking, and previous or intended contributions to Indigenous communities (including, on and off reserve and as well as urban settings).

Overview

Scholarship Summary

Quantity 5
Application Required Yes
Value Three awards valued at $50,000 each to Indigenous students applying from Canadian high schools ($20,000 for year 1, $10,000 for years 2-4 based on ongoing registration). Two awards valued at $50,000 to an Indigenous student applying from a postsecondary institution ($20,000 for year 1, $10,000 for years 2-4 based on ongoing registration).
Renewable? Yes
For Indigenous Applicants Only Yes
Deadline Apr. 20, 2024