The successful applicant will receive full tuition for the duration of their academic pursuit. Tuition will be paid up to five years for degree programs and up to three years for diploma programs.
Aboriginal peoples (First Nation, Inuit, and Metis) who have maintained residence within the Forest Management Agreement Area (FMA), or sphere of influence, for at least one year prior to applying for this scholarship.
Applicants must: provide proof of status; proof of acceptance of full-time enrollment in a degree or diploma program in an accredited post-secondary institution; demonstrate financial need; demonstrate a positive attitude and outlook; demonstrate community involvement, as well as a 500-word essay that outlines their chosen field as well as their potential for success. A minimum of three positive references is also required.
The scholarship recipient must maintain passing marks and satisfactory attendance. Students may request consideration for a one-year leave of absence under special circumstances. In the event that a leave of absence is granted, financial support will cease and will only resume upon return to full-time studies. Application process: Applicants may apply to the Alberta-Pacific Aboriginal Education Scholarship by completing the application form and submitting it to the mailing address provided.
Deadline: Completed applications and supporting documentation must be received by no later than July 15.