Scholarships

Scholarships

Kivalliq Inuit Association has allocated $92,000 in scholarships annually; for Inuit students from the Kivalliq region pursuing a post-secondary education. Scholarships are awarded in September of each year:

President’s Scholarship

$10,000.00 Fund
Students must be entering second year or higher of post-secondary education; and
Students must demonstrate an overall average of 70% or higher; and
At the discretion of the KIA President.

President’s Scholarship Guidelines and Application (available July 1 – August 31 annually)

Ukkusiksalik Scholarship

$12,000.00 Fund
Will be provided to Inuit who pursue education or training in the following fields:
Traditional ecological knowledge
Archaeology, anthropology, history, sociology and other social sciences;
Biology, geography, geology, and other natural sciences;
Renewable resource management; including wildlife management, geographic information systems, remote sensing, environmental technology;
Administration; including business management, financial management, accounting, bookkeeping, and human resource management.

Ukkusiksalik Scholarship Guidelines and Application (available July 1 – August 31 annually)

Sakku Scholarship

$10,000.00 Fund
Preference given to students entering the fields of administration, business, financial and management studies.

Sakku Scholarship Guidelines and Application (available July 1 – August 31 annually)

Meliadine Scholarship

$30,000.00 Fund
Applicants enrolled in a mine-related field of study shall be given preference; and
Applicants must maintain an overall cumulative weighted average of 70% or above to receive the award.

Meliadine Scholarship Guidelines and Application (available July 1 – August 31 annually)

Whale Tail Scholarship

$30,000.00 Fund
Applicants enrolled in a mine-related field of study shall be given preference; and
Applicants must maintain an overall cumulative weighted average of 70% or above to receive the award.

Whale Tail Scholarship Guidelines and Application (available July 1 – August 31 annually)

 

Canadian Heritage Rivers (CHR) Scholarship Application

Canadian Heritage Rivers (CHR) Scholarship Application
The Kivalliq Inuit Association’s Canadian Heritage Rivers
Scholarship was established under the terms and conditions
of the Inuit Impact Benefits Agreement (IIBA) signed on July
9, 2019 by Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, Crown-
Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada and the
Government of Nunavut.
With respect to the Kazan (Sarvaqtuuq) and the Thelon
(Akillinik) Heritage Rivers, the Kivalliq Inuit Association will
award scholarships to Inuit students of Baker Lake, Nunavut
who pursue post-secondary education or training at an
accredited post-secondary institution, in the field of:
-traditional ecological knowledge;
-archaeology, anthropology, history, sociology and other
social sciences;
-Biology geography and other natural sciences;
-renewable resource management, wildlife management,
geographic information systems, remote sensing,
environmental technology; and/or
-administration, business management, financial
management, accounting, bookkeeping, human resource
management.
The period for applications is July 1 to August 31, 2020 at 5:00
p.m. (CST).
Students must be enrolled in full-time studies for both
September and January semesters.
Students who do not complete the academic year for which they
receive the scholarship will be required to pay back a prorated
amount absent a valid reason.
For more information, or to submit a completed application:
Canadian Heritage Rivers Scholarship
C/O Director of Communications
Kivalliq Inuit Association
P.O. Box 340, Rankin Inlet, NU X0C 0G0
Tel: (867) 645-5725 Toll Free (800) 220-6581
Fax (867) 645-2348
Email: scholarships@kivalliqinuit.ca

Canadian Heritage Rivers Scholarship Application