Metis Scholar Graduate Award
Donor Métis Education Foundation in partnership with the University of Calgary
Field of Study Unrestricted
Value $10,000
Number Three
Duration One year
Eligibility Open to students registered full-time in a graduate program.

Candidates must be of Métis heritage and provide proof of Métis heritage by submitting one of the following:
• Photocopy of valid Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) membership card (obtained by applying to the MNA) or, membership card in any of the following: Métis Settlements of Alberta, Métis Nation of Ontario, Manitoba Métis Federation, Métis Nation – Saskatchewan, Métis Nation British Columbia: or
• Photocopy of parent’s, aunt’s/uncle’s or sibling’s valid membership card in any of the above mentioned Métis organizations; or
• Proof of Métis genealogy
Candidates with questions regarding the proof of heritage documents should contact the University of Calgary Writing Symbols Lodge (403- 220-6034).

Applicants must complete a statement of eligibility (approximately 400 words) describing their experience and engagement with Alberta’s Métis community; students must also include a statement explaining how this financial support will assist their academic career.

Candidates cannot be receiving sponsorship from Rupertsland Institute – Métis Training to Employment Services.

Candidates cannot be a Registered Indian under Canada’s Indian Act.
Citizenship Canadian Citizen
Where Tenable University of Calgary, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Category Special Awards
Apply Students should consult the Graduate Award Competition Guidelines at and complete the Graduate Award Scholarship application through the Student Centre.
Deadline February 1 to the candidate's graduate program office, unless the program has an earlier deadline
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