The Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program 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 for the 2016 Kirkness Program will be accepted from November 1, 2015 to February 29, 2016.
University of Manitoba – May 9-13, 2016
University of British Columbia – May 16-20, 2016
University of Saskatchewan – May 16-20, 2016
Students will arrive on campus on the Sunday before the Program start and depart on Friday afternoon after the final project presentations.