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Are you an Aboriginal student living in Nunavut, Yukon, Northwest Territories or Northern BC?
Are you looking for an exciting career in Engineering, Commerce/Business, Computer Science or Electrical/Telecommunications?


Northwestel wants to Invest in Future Northern Employees by offering six (6) $4,000.00 scholarships to Northern Students, to provide summer employment opportunities and to hire after Graduation! Our goal is to have 50% of these scholarships awarded to Aboriginal students every year!


  • Enrolled in full-time post secondary studies in a two year diploma program or a four year degree program with your major declared
  • Pursuing an education in Engineering, Commerce/Business, Computer Science or Electrical/Telecommunications
  • Northern resident (living within Northwestel’s Operating Area)


  • Proof of ancestry (photocopy of status card, beneficiary identification or letter) – if applying to be considered for one of the scholarships designated for Aboriginal students
  • Proof of northern residency (photocopy of health card)
  • Copy of acceptance letter from post-secondary or educational institution
  • Copy of most recent transcript (high school, college or university)
  • Introduction letter or video
  • Current photo for media use (JPEG format)
  • Completed and signed application form

The 2016 application period is now closed.
Please check back again for the 2017 Northern Futures Scholarship.