Scholarship of the Week!

Digging up Scholarship Treasure for AU Students

Scholarship name:  Alberta Blue Cross Scholarship for Mature Indigenous Students

Sponsored by:  Alberta Blue Cross

Deadline:  January 15, 2021

Potential payout:  $1500

Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be members of a first nation or band, or have Inuit, Métis, or Indian Status; must be enrolling in the first year of a full-time post-secondary or diploma program of at least two years’ duration; must be accepted to an accredited post-secondary institution from the list provided; and must have been residents of Alberta during their most recent year of study.  (See full eligibility requirements.)

What’s required:  A completed application form (to be submitted by email or mail), including a description of your community involvement and a 500-1500 word personal essay, along with proof of status or membership, a letter confirming your post-secondary education admission, a copy of your AB high school transcript, and at least one reference letter.

Tips:  Read the application package carefully for full descriptions of requirements.

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