Application deadline: January 31, 2022
Awarded annually to one (1) Indigenous third or fourth-year post-secondary business student who has completed at least one Intermediate Financial Accounting course. Applicants must be enrolled in a Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Management, or Bachelor of Commerce program with a declared major in accounting at an Alberta post-secondary institution that offers the prerequisite courses for entrance into the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP). Selection is based on an indicated financial need and satisfactory academic achievement. Preference is given to students who intend to pursue a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.
The recipient of the TELUS Award for Indigenous Post-Secondary Success will be considered for mentorship and co-op opportunities provided by TELUS.
- Be residents of Alberta;
- Be a person who self-identifies as Indigenous;
- Submit a letter (500 words maximum) or video (2 to 3 minutes maximum) outlining why they are planning to pursue a career in accounting and/or as a Chartered Professional Accountant;
- Submit most recent transcripts to demonstrate satisfactory academic achievement; and
- Submit one letter of support from a current instructor or community leader.
About our donor
TELUS is committed to building a better future for everyone through using their technology for good and giving back to the community. Social purpose and diversity and inclusion are at the heart of everything they do as a world-leading technology company. In 2021, for the 12th time, TELUS was named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers — an annual competition that recognizes the nation’s leaders in creating diverse and inclusive workplaces. TELUS is committed to progressing the path of reconciliation and fulfilling its responsibilities in a deeply meaningful way, in partnership with Indigenous Peoples. TELUS’ Indigenous reconciliation action plan and targets can be found starting on page eight of their Indigenous Reconciliation and Connectivity Report.