Recipients of funding from The Job Yellowhead Memorial Education Fund must be aboriginal Canadians who are residents of Manitoba. Successful candidates must demonstrate the following traits of interest, character, and philosophy: the qualities of love, compassion, honesty, integrity, initiative, leadership, and the ability to be a problem solver. They should have a strong social conscience; have a strong native cultural identity; demonstrate a desire to work for the improvement of the standard of living in the native community, and for the improvement of the relationship between the general society and the native community. Candidates must have demonstrated an acceptable level of academic performance at the high school level. A sense of perseverance for success throughout school, and an involvement in community activities would also be considered assets.
To find out what type of financial assistance THE JOB YELLOWHEAD MEMORIAL EDUCATION FUND, INC. may offer, please visit their website at: http://www.jobyellowheadfund.org