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Yellowknife Community Foundation

Legislative Assembly of the NWT Fund

Created in 2014 by the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, this scholarship was established to assist individuals pursuing studies in political science or a related field.

Prerequisites 

Applicants for the Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly Scholarship must:

  1. Have resided in the Northwest Territories (NWT) for at least ten years;
  2. Be entering their first or subsequent years of studies in a recognized post-secondary program in political science or a related field.

Review

Factors taken into consideration in reviewing grant applications from individuals include:

  1. Academic achievement;
  2. Community involvement, volunteering and other activities; and
  3. A written statement.

Applications

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

  • The benefit they will obtain from the scholarship,
  • Community involvement, volunteering and other activities,
  • Scholarship recipients from prior years are not eligible for this scholarship.

The recipient must provide proof of acceptance or conditional acceptance or proof of enrolment for that year in a recognized post secondary institution. A Proof of Residency (PDF 65kb) form must be submitted along with the application.

Past recipients

  • 2020 Paulina Ross and Christopher Yurris
  • 2019 Christopher Yurris and Catherine Lafferty
  • 2018 Siobhan Quigg and Christopher Yurris
  • 2017 Kathleen Glowach and Karalyn Menicoche
  • 2016 Kathleen Glowach and Lyndon Stanzell
  • 2015 Karalyn Menicoche and Kathleen O’Brien
  • 2014 Tunchai Redvers and Trisa Ngo

Established

2014

Purpose

Assist individuals pursuing studies in political science or a related field.