Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program

The Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation was founded in 2009 and is a Canadian registered charity.  The goal of the Foundation is to:

“Increase the number of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students graduating from science and engineering programs in Canada.”

Applications will be accepted through February 28, 2018. All applicants will be notified in early March.

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The Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation Receives A Donation Of $500,000 From The Sisters Of St. Ann.
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2018 Program Dates:

University of Manitoba University of British Columbia University of Saskatchewan University of Calgary University of Ottawa First Nations University of Canada
May 27 – June 1 May 13-18 May 6-11 May 6 – 11 May 13-18 April 29 – May 4

Students will arrive on campus on the Sunday before the Program start and depart on Friday afternoon after the final project presentations.