Metis Scholar Undergraduate Award

Full-time in any undergraduate degree program (minimum 9 credits per term). Canadian citizen, Métis heritage. Demonstrated financial need, minimum GPA of 2.30 in the immediate previous semester at UofL. Must provide valid proof of Métis heritage and a statement outlining your experience with Métis community. Students cannot also be receiving funding from Rupertsland Institute – Métis Training to Employment Services for the same course(s) of study; nor can students be a Registered or Treaty Indian under Canada’s Indian Act.

Award
$2,500.00 minimum
Scopes
Indigenous Awards, Undergraduate Awards
Deadline
10/31/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please outline your experience with the Métis community (no more than 400 words).
  2. Please upload proof of your Métis heritage by providing one of the following: scanned image of a valid Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) membership card (which can be obtained by applying to the MNA), or scanned image of a valid membership card in any of the following organizations: Métis Settlements of Alberta, Métis Nation of Ontario, Manitoba Métis Federation, Métis Nation - Saskatchewan, Métis Nation British Columbia, or a scanned image of a parent’s, grandparent’s or sibling’s valid membership card in any of the above named Métis organizations (along with proof of this kinship connection); or other valid proof of Métis genealogy linking to the Métis Homeland (as validated by either MNA/RLI). (Not eligible if you are Inuit, or a Registered, Treaty or non-status Indian.)