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Eligibility The Gabriel Dumont Scholarship Foundation was established to administer the Institute's scholarship funds. The Napoleon LaFontaine Economic Development Scholarship Program was established to encourage to Saskatchewan's Métis to pursue full-time education and training in academic studies that lead toward their social, cultural and economic development. Applicants for the Graduate Scholarships may be enrolled in any graduate program at the Masters or Doctorate level or be accepted into a Masters or Doctorate degree program at a recognized Canadian university. Applicants for the Graduate Scholarship must be engaged in a major research project or thesis that relates to the development of the Métis. Each applicant will be required to:
  • provide a descripton of their research project or thesis and explain its relevance to Aboriginal people
  • submit two academic references, one of which must be the research project or thesis supervisor. References must relate directly to the research project or thesis.
    Applicants in a Masters degree program will be eligible for two consecutive or non-consecutive awards; applicants in a Doctorate degree program will be eligible for three consecutive or non-consecutive awards. Eligibility Applicants must:
  • be Métis or Non-Status Indian
  • have resided in Saskatchewan for at least five years
  • be enrolled, or about to enroll in a diploma, certificate, or degree program that is at least eight months of full-time studies
  • be enrolled in a public educational institution,or an Aboriginal educational institution in Canada providing a recognized diploma, certificate, or degree program
  • be committed to working in an Aboriginal work environment upon successful completion of their studies
  • demonstrate a commitment to the needs of Aboriginal peoples
  • Value $2000
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at recognized Canadian University
    Deadlines October 1
    Application Details Visit the Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research web site at http://www.gdins.org/NapoleonLaFontaine.shtml Contact: Telephone: (306) 934-4941 Toll-free: 1-877-488-6888 Email: general@gdi.gdins.org Updated: January 31, 2012

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