Aurora College Scholarship

Applications open 1 March 2019 at 12:01am. Applications close on 15 May 2019 at 11.59pm. Applications submitted before this date may not be received.

 

The Aurora College Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide support for students from Yellowknife attending the Yellowknife / North Slave Campus of Aurora College.

Prerequisites

Applicants must be registered in a second or subsequent year of study at the Yellowknife / North Slave Campus of Aurora College and have resided in Yellowknife for a minimum of three years, prior to applying for the award.

Review

Factors taken into consideration in reviewing grant applications include community involvement, commitment to the applicant’s program of study and economic need.

Applications

Students applying for the scholarship must include the following as part of their application:

  1. Proof of registration and attendance in a second or subsequent year of study in a degree or diploma program at the Yellowknife / North Slave Campus of Aurora College
  2. Their program of study
  3. Proof of Yellowknife residency for at least three years
  4. A personal essay (up to 500 words) outlining the student’s involvement in activities that make Yellowknife a better community
  5. Two letters of reference

Aurora College will provide information to students on the application deadline and related information.

Past recipients

2017Jennifer Pitt
2016Shania Clark
2015Alyssa Carpenter
2014Kassandra Spoelder
2013Lidya McLeod
2012Cheryl Fountain
2011Megan Paul and Tanya Silke
2010Vanessa Vanderwater
2009Holly Stringer