Butler-Hushagen Health Education Fund

Established in by 2020 Rob Butler and Tannis Hushagen, the Butler-Hushagen Health Education Fund was established to:

  • Support Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon residents pursuing post-secondary studies in a health related field.

Prerequisites Applications for the scholarship are open to individuals who are a resident of the Northwest Territories, Nunavut or Yukon for a minimum of two years. To be eligible, an individual must be registered to attend a University, College or Technical Institute (e.g. SAIT) or an accredited program leading to a Degree or Diploma in a health-related field and planning on returning to the North after studies are complete.

Applications The deadline for applications is May 15 of each year. Applications must include a written essay of a maximum of 500 words on:

  1. How they have demonstrated the academic ability to be successful in their chosen field,
  2. How providing the scholarship to the applicant will benefit the north,
  3. The applicant’s past/current involvement in and contribution(s) to their community,
  4. Willingness to be involved in promotional activities in relation to this grant.

Applications must also include:

  1. Written confirmation of acceptance in a University, College or Technical Institute (e.g. SAIT) or an accredited program leading to a Degree or Diploma in a health-related field,
  2. Information on the field of study being undertaken,
  3. Educational transcripts for the most recent year of study,
  4. One letter of reference from a teacher, health care professional or community leader,
  5. A Proof of Residency (PDF 65kb) form must be submitted along with the application.

Applications are closed

Applications are closed for 2019. Please subscribe to our newsletter to find out when they open in 2020!

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