Indigenous Scholarships

Value: $2,500
Application deadline: February 28, 2020

One award is available to an Aboriginal student enrolled in business or commerce at a degree-granting post-secondary institution in Alberta, with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application.

Applicants must:

  • be Canadian citizens and residents of Alberta;
  • be a person who not only declares himself or herself to be an Aboriginal person, but is also either a Status Indian, an Inuit, a Metis person, or a Non-Status Indian and a resident of Alberta;
  • submit a letter or video (2 to 3 minutes maximum) outlining why he or she is planning to, or currently pursuing, a career in business or as a professional accountant;
  • submit most recent transcripts to demonstrate academic achievement; and
  • submit one (1) letter of support from a current instructor.
How to Apply

Value: $1,500 (each)
Application deadline: February 28, 2020

Two awards are available to post-secondary Indigenous students enrolled in, or accepted by, business programs of Alberta post-secondary institutions; students must have satisfactory academic standing at the time of application.

Applicants must:

  • be Canadian citizens and residents of Alberta;
  • be a person who not only declares himself or herself to be an Aboriginal person, but is also either a Status Indian, an Inuit, a Metis person, or a Non-Status Indian and a resident of Alberta;
  • submit a letter or video (2 to 3 minutes maximum) outlining why he or she is planning to, or currently pursuing, a career in business or as a professional accountant;
  • submit most recent transcripts to demonstrate academic achievement; and
  • submit one (1) letter of support from a current instructor.
How to Apply

Value: $1,500
Application deadline: February 28, 2020

One (1) award is available to a high school Indigenous student enrolled in, or accepted by, business programs of Alberta post-secondary institutions.

Applicants must:

  • be Canadian citizens and residents of Alberta;
  • be a person who not only declares himself or herself to be an Aboriginal person, but is also either a Status Indian, an Inuit, a Metis person, or a Non-Status Indian and a resident of Alberta;
  • submit a letter or video (2 to 3 minutes maximum) outlining why he or she is planning to, or currently pursuing, a career in business or as a professional accountant;
  • submit most recent transcripts to demonstrate academic achievement; and
  • submit one (1) letter of support from a current instructor.
How to Apply

Value $1,500
Application deadline: February 28, 2020

Awards are available to Indigenous adults at least 21 years of age (as of February 28, 2018) who are beginning/returning to pursue a post-secondary education after a minimum three-year absence from the educational sector. Successful applicants will be enrolled in, or accepted by, business programs of Alberta post-secondary institutions.

Applicants must:

  • be Canadian citizens and residents of Alberta;
  • be a person who not only declares himself or herself to be an Aboriginal person, but is also either a Status Indian, an Inuit, a Metis person, or a Non-Status Indian and a resident of Alberta;
  • submit a letter or video (2 to 3 minutes maximum) outlining why he or she is planning to, or currently pursuing, a career in business or as a professional accountant; and
  • submit one (1) letter of support from a current instructor.
How to Apply

Value: $3,750
Application deadline: February 28, 2020

Award is available to an Indigenous student with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application who is enrolled in a business degree program recognized for entry into the Professional Education Program. Applicants must be interested in pursuing a CPA designation and may be considered for summer placement in the Crowe MacKay LLP Edmonton office.

How to Apply
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