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2021 Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation Virtual Program Scholarship

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  • Student self-identifies as First Nations (status or non-status), M├ętis, or Inuit.
  • Student was accepted into the VJKF 2020 program.
  • Student completed the VJKF Virtual Program in 2021.
  • Student is now enrolled in a post secondary program at university or college. 
  • Students must complete the scholarship application to be eligible.

Terms of Reference

  1. This scholarship is available to ALL students who completed the 2021 VJKF Program.
  2. Each scholarship has a value of $1,000.
  3. The basis of the award will be active participation in the 2021 VJKF program.
  4. Payment will be made when the awardee has begun attendance at a publicly funded university or college. (Approved post-secondary list: A copy of a student's university schedule will be required to prove enrollment.)
 This scholarship opportunity closes on Dec 31, 2025.

How to Apply

If you completed the 2021 VJKF Program, you're eligible to apply for this scholarship opportunity! To apply, you first need to register as a Kirkness Scholar. Once your Kirkness Scholar registration has been been approved, you'll be able see additional dropdown items listed under the "Apply Now" tab, which will show this scholarship application for you to apply online.


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