Legislative Assembly of the NWT


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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.


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.


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.


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

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

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Applications are closed

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