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.

$2,500.00 minimum
Indigenous Awards, Undergraduate Awards
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. I understand I must upload proof of my Métis ancestry by providing one of the following: scanned image 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). (Not eligible if you are Inuit, or a Registered, Treaty or non-status Indian). Applications submitted without documentation in one of the following questions will not be considered.
  3. If your document is a photo upload it here.
  4. If your document is a pdf or word document upload it here.
  5. I hereby authorize Scholarships and Student Finance to distribute all information and documentation pertaining to this application to members of the selection committee.