Metis Scholar Graduate Award
Donor Métis Education Foundation in partnership with the University of Calgary
Field of Study Unrestricted
Value $10,000 - $15,000
Number Variable
Duration One year
Eligibility Open to students registered full-time in a graduate program and must demonstrate a connection to the Métis Nation of Alberta.

• The student cannot be a current client of, or receiving funding from the Rupertsland Institute;
• The student must show proof of Métis ancestry by submitting one of the following documents:
o A current Métis Nation of Alberta membership card; or,
o A current membership card from Métis Nation British Columbia, Métis Nation Saskatchewan, Manitoba Métis Federation or Métis Nation Ontario; or,
o A current Métis Nation of Alberta membership card from a parent(supported by the applicants long form birth certificate) or a card from a grandparent (supported by applicant’s and parent’s long form birth certificate); or,
o A verifiable Métis genealogical profile showing the applicant’s linkage to the historic Métis Nation in the Canadian Northwest (verified by the MNA).
• The student must declare that his/her name will not appear on the Government of Canada’s Indian Registry or a Band list pursuant to the Indian Act and is not an Inuk or a non-Status Indian.
• The student must be an Alberta resident and show proof of 90 days of consistent residency.
• The student must show current or recent involvement in the Métis community.

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) outlining reasons for the chosen field of study, how a Metis Scholar Award will impact his/her journey towards education and career objectives, and how they are involved in the Métis Community.
 
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 https://grad.ucalgary.ca/awards/opportunities/gac and complete the Graduate Award Scholarship application through the Student Centre.
 
Deadline Competition opens November 1. Deadlines vary by program. Contact your Graduate Program Administrator.
 
 
  
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