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Resources

Our resource page contains several links to websites that Aboriginal Students will find useful at all stages of their education. It is important to remember that internet sites change daily and that some of these resources may not be up-to-date at all times.

 

Sites may also be temporarily unavailable due to server maintenance or system problems. Your feedback is valuable. If you find a site not in service, or would like to suggest adding another site, send it to us here.

 

For more information please click on the links below:

 

Resources List

 

Technology & Entrepreneurship Scholarships for Indigenous Youth

At Animikii, part of our organizational mission is to encourage and inspire Indigenous youth to choose entrepreneurship and technology as career paths. In support of this goal, in 2015, Animikii first launched its Technology and Entrepreneurship Scholarships for Indigenous Youth. Through this program, Animikii provides Indigenous youth studying technology or entrepreneurship in a post-secondary program with $500 scholarships that can be used by the students for books, tuition, supplies or any other cost-of-living expenses related to their time in school. Our scholarships are available to Indigenous youth (Status and non-Status First Nations, Métis and Inuit) ages 17-30, attending a postsecondary program centered on either technology or entrepreneurship.

Aboriginal Learning Links

A post-secondary resource for BC Aboriginal learners. Aboriginal Learning Links provides organized links to other websites that can help you find information on Financial Support, Child Care, Housing and even Career Planning.

Are you interested in the MBA Program? Contact us for a prequalification interview which includes a resume review and a discussion about your candidacy for the Rotman FT MBA Program.

The IRAY Program is a youth-driven program that provides educational, recreational, cultural and life skills programming to Aboriginal youth within the community of Prince George.

The Roots & Shoots program is a youth action program and global network of young people working for positive change in their communities and beyond.

The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (NAAF) is a nationally registered nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to deliver programs that provide the tools necessary for Aboriginal youth to achieve brighter futures. NAAF also provides awards to First Nation, Inuit and Métis.

More than $10 million in bursaries and scholarships is available to Canadian Aboriginal students for their post-secondary education. Many organizations, institutions and private sector businesses offer bursaries to students who want to continue their studies in college and university after high school.

Demand is growing for Aboriginal police officers. Policing is a career that will challenge and reward you. The pay and benefits are great, but you need to be committed—to community, to making a difference, to working with people from all walks of life.

The Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) allows hundreds of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students obtain employment related to their field of education within the federal public service across Canada.

The National Aboriginal Role Model Program celebrates the accomplishments of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis youth aged 13 to 30. Lead Your Way! inspires Aboriginal youth to strive to reach their goals.

Every year, NWAC coordinates the Helen Bassett Commemorative Award granted to four young Indigenous women in the amount of $1,000 each. The awards are made possible by the generous donation of Helen Bassett. Helen Bassett was an Ontario artist and an amazing woman who tried to make a difference as an individual and engage the government into fair solutions to Aboriginal land claim issues.

Aboriginal Learning Services continues to assist District schools to be responsive to the needs of Aboriginal students. Aboriginal Learning Services has taken a leadership role in Alberta in the development of “Promising Practices” in urban Aboriginal education in integrated settings. With its wide variety of programming and creative partnerships, our staff has been able to provide Aboriginal students within Edmonton Catholic Schools with an increasingly culturally rele​vant education.

Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool

The Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool is a searchable list of 774 bursaries, scholarships and incentives across Canada.

Bold Eagle is a unique summer training and employment program for Aboriginal youth living in Western Canada or Northwestern Ontario that combines military training and Aboriginal cultural awareness.

FNMI Services provides a “Circle of Services” to assist our FNMI learners be successful in their journey of pursuing a post-secondary education.

Aboriginal scholarships and bursaries are available to Status, Non-Status, Metis and Inuit students who are residents of B.C. and are enrolled in an accredited full-time post-secondary program. Students in Grade 12 planning to pursue a full-time, accredited post-secondary education within Canada are also eligible to apply.

4 Week Training Program – 2 weeks are completed at Aboriginal Futures Career & Training Centre & 2 weeks are on-the-job training.

There are numerous scholarships available to Aboriginal students. Various organizations are offering their support in order to facilitate life in university and ease financial predicaments. Take advantage of these offers!

Canada’s scholarship website. Search through our extensive database to find scholarships, bursaries and grants. You’ll also find information about student loans, applications and budget planning.

Canada Student Loans and Grants, together with provincial or territorial student assistance programs, can help make getting an education more affordable for students from low and middle income families.

An Outward Bound expedition is more than just canoeing, kayaking and mountaineering. It’s an adventure in the classic sense of the word. It’s about dealing with the unknown. It’s about meeting challenges. And it’s about learning. Learning about yourself, about others, about the environment, and most of all, about your potential.

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