Aurora College Scholarship

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


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.


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


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 (PDF 65kb) for at least three (3) 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

  • 2019 Elycia Monaghan
  • 2018 Danielle Wendehorst
  • 2017 Jennifer Pitt
  • 2016 Shania Clark
  • 2015 Alyssa Carpenter
  • 2014 Kassandra Spoelder
  • 2013 Lidya McLeod
  • 2012 Cheryl Fountain
  • 2011 Megan Paul & Tanya Silke
  • 2010 Vanessa Vanderwater
  • 2009 Holly Stringer

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Applications are closed

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