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NunatuKavut Winter Semester 2011 Bursary Program

by NationTalk on November 12, 20103822 Views

09 Nov 2010

The Bursary Program awards bursaries to post-secondary students based on NunatuKavut membership, labour market prospects and merit.

Delivered by: NunatuKavut Community Council through funds provided by Aboriginal Skills & Employment Training Strategy. (ASETS)Eligibility Information

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

• Be members of NunatuKavut.
• Be enrolled full-time in a Government recognized university (minimum of 4 courses).
• Have successfully completed and passed their previous semester of post-secondary education.
• Applicants are eligible for a degree program. Priority will be given to students in their final year of study.
• Applicants are eligible for one program only.
• A second degree wouldn’t be eligible in the event the first one was funded by NunatuKavut.
• Documented a clear career path.
• Has maintained a 60% average over the course of their university career.
• Not receiving other forms of funding from the NunatuKavut Community Council or Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership (LATP).

Application Information

• Students will be selected based on the eligibility information outlined herein and assessed by an internal management review committee operating under guidelines approved by the NunatuKavut Human Resource Development Advisory Group and Governing Council.

• Application forms are available at www.labradormetis.ca/home/101.

Evaluation Criteria
• Applicants will be screened based on NunatuKavut membership, a clear career path, labour market research, labour market priority, academic performance and year of study.

Process
• New Students must complete ALL forms;
-Client Information form □
-Three labour market information forms □
-Complete skills development application. □
All are available at: http://www.labradormetis.ca/home/101.

• Continuing students from fall semester 2010
– Continuing client application
Available at http://www.labradormetis.ca/home/101

Deadline
• Must be received by November 30th 2010
• Faxed application will be accepted.
• Late applications will NOT be considered.

Contact Information
• General Inquiries: 1 877 896 0592, ext 223, 227 or 228

Related Information
• Bursaries are $4000 and intended to supplement for the direct and indirect cost of training, ie: tuition, books and living cost. In the case of distance education students bursaries will be based on $2000 per semester.
• All bursaries are considered taxable income.
• Unsuccessful applicants may appeal the decision in writing within 2 weeks of their unsuccessful notification.

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