QIA Contributes Over One Million Dollars in Scholarship Funding since 2016

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QIA Contributes Over One Million Dollars in Scholarship Funding since 2016

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 202268 Views

January 14, 2022

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce the recipients of QIA’s scholarships for post-secondary students enrolled in the 2021-2022 academic year. Since 2016, QIA has awarded over 1.2 million dollars in annual scholarships.

Each year QIA offers $205,000 in scholarships. Of this, $200,000 is distributed over 80 scholarships at $2,500 each awarded on a first come-first serve basis. These scholarships are awarded to students from the Qikiqtani Region who are pursuing post-secondary education. QIA is currently working on completing the second payment of the 2021-2022 scholarship payments.

The John Amagoalik scholarship honours is awarded to one deserving post-secondary student entering a field that promotes Inuit language and culture. This $5,000 scholarship honours the efforts of John Amagoalik towards the betterment of Inuit in Nunavut.

This year the John Amagoalik scholarship was awarded to Keturah Doucet-Brown from Iqaluit. Keturah is currently in her first year of Inuit Studies through Nunavut Sivuniksavut in Ottawa, Ontario.

QIA wishes all the 2021-2022 scholarship recipients the best of luck in their post secondary education endeavours.

For more information, please contact:

Will Hopkins, Director of Communications,
Qikiqtani Inuit Association
[email protected]
867.975.8413 or
1.800.667.2742

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