Northern Futures Scholarship

Eligibility
  • Enrolled in Full-time post secondary studies
  • Area of study must be one of the following: Engineering, Commerce/Business, Computer Science or Electrical/Telecommunications
  • A Northern Resident - residing within Northwestel's Operating Area

 

What you will need to submit
  1. Proof of Ancestry (i.e. scan of status card, beneficiary identification or letter) - only if applying to be considered for one of the scholarships designated for Aboriginal students
  2. Proof of northern residency (i.e. scan of health card)
  3. Copy of acceptance letter from post-secondary or educational institute
  4. Copy of most recent transcript (i.e. High School, College, University)
  5. Letter of personal introduction (min 500 words, max 1000 words) or video (4-8 minutes)
  6. Current photo for media release (if chosen) - in JPEG format (i.e. a headshot, such as a school or passport photo)

 

Now accepting applications for 2017/2018 - deadline July 31, 2017

Section One - Contact Information
You must answer this question if you wish to be considered for one of the scholarships designated for Aboriginal Students
(i.e. copy of status card, beneficiary identification or letter)
i.e. Health Care Card
Current photo for media use
Section Two - Educational Information
Copy of acceptance letter from your post secondary or educational institution
What diploma/degree will you receive upon graduation?
Copy of most recent transcript (i.e. high school, college or university
Section Three - Introduction Letter

We want to learn more about you!

Compose a letter (500-1000 words) or an introduction video (4-8 minutes) to the Northern Futures
Scholarship Committee that includes the following:

  • Tell us where you are from and about your family and community
  • State your reason for choosing your field of study and why you are passionate about this field
  • State you expectations for your career and future employment
  • Demonstrate your volunteer and philanthropic contribution and active involvement in your community (past and present)
  • Identify the challenges and successes you have experienced during your education

 

Section Four - Declaration