Metis Scholar Grad Award

Entering or continuing students in a full-time graduate program. Minimum GPA 3.0. Canadian citizen of Metis heritage. Not receiving funding from the Rupertsland Institute. Not be a Registered or Treaty Indian under Canada’s Indian Act. Academic achievement. Financial need.

Please be aware, you must provide proof of Métis ancestry by submitting one of the following:
photocopy of a valid Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) citizenship card (which can be obtained by applying to the MNA) or a valid Métis citizenship card in any of the following governing members of the Métis National Council: Métis Nation of Ontario, Manitoba Métis Federation, Métis Nation – Saskatchewan, Métis Nation British Columbia; or
photocopy of parent’s, grandparent’s or sibling’s valid citizenship 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);

Award
10,000.00
Anticipated Total

Anticipated total amount over the full term of this award.

$10,000.00

Scopes
Graduate Awards, Indigenous Awards
Deadline
05/31/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please outline how receiving a Métis Scholar Award will assist you in achieving your educational goals (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.)