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The National Indigenous Economic Education Foundation (NIEEF) provides scholarships, training and research funding for students involved in Aboriginal community economic development.
NIEEF is the charitable organization of the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO). The NIEEF Aboriginal Scholarships will be awarded to two successful applicants at CANDO’s 18th Annual National Conference & AGM. Deadline to apply is July 29, 2011 (must be post marked). Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.
Selection will be based on passing Grade 12 marks or post secondary GPA (Grade Point Average). To qualify for this scholarship, you:
Mail completed scholarship application to:
MASRC Aboriginal Athlete Scholarship
The Manitoba Aboriginal Sport & Recreation Council will annually present $500 scholarships to sixteen Aboriginal students who have demonstrated a commitment to sport in Manitoba. Our goal is to encourage students to continue being active while attending a recognized post secondary institute. All Grade 12 students who will be graduating in 2011 and who are enrolled in a recognized Post Secondary Institute for the 2011/2012 academic season are encouraged to apply.
The deadline for applications is June 17th, 2011.
MASRC Aboriginal Coach Scholarship
The Manitoba Aboriginal Sport & Recreation Council annually presents $500 scholarships to two Aboriginal students who have demonstrated a commitment to coaching in Manitoba. Our goal is to encourage students to continue coaching while attending a recognized post secondary institute. All students who are currently enrolled into a post secondary institute and currently coaching for a school, club, or community centre are invited to submit an application. Scholarships will be awarded to those Aboriginal Youth who have shown coaching leadership in the Manitoba's amateur sport community through well rounded participation as a coach, as well as on the basis of academic standing, and other school/community related activities.
Deadline for applications in June 17th, 2011.
For more information or to download application forms please go to http://www.masrc.com/news_details.php?id=326
Interns are placed in provincial government ministries
The Aboriginal Youth Internship Program is a 12-month, paid internship ($1,564.13 Bi-weekly) for Aboriginal youth residing in BC. The interns are placed in provincial government ministries for nine months and then in Aboriginal organizations for the last three months of their internship. The program is designed to support Aboriginal youth in developing their leadership skills and encourage them to consider the BC Public Service or Aboriginal organizations as a place to pursue a rewarding career.
Applicants must be:
Applications must be received by Friday May 13th, 2011
For more information, or to apply go to: