Lena Gosselin

Memorial Fund

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Number of scholarships available in 2020:

Established in memory of Lena Gosselin in 2019. 

The Lena Gosselin Memorial Fund was established to support individuals seeking training in the area of executive office administration and management with a continued interest to work within the Northwest Territories.

Eligibility / Prerequisites

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • Be an Northwest Territories (NWT) resident (minimum of two years);
  • Must be enrolled in an office administration/executive assistant program in the Northwest Territories or be currently in an administrative role;
  • Must submit a personal essay: tell us who you are, personal accomplishments, indicate why such a program is of interest, motivation for entering the field, and career aspirations/interests/goals related to the Northwest Territories.

Applicants are eligible to re-apply for grants in successive years; however previous receipt does not guarantee future awards.

Selection Criteria / Review

Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:

  1. The eligibility requirements noted above
  2. Enrolment in an office administration/executive assistant program in the NWT or in a current administrative assistant role.
  • A written statement (500 words max) outlining:
    1. The benefit they will obtain from the grant / scholarship,
    2. Willingness to be involved in promotional activities in relation to this grant
    3. Career aspirations for the future as related to office administration/management.

Applicants must include the following documentation with their completed application:

  1. Educational progress, copy of enrollment registration
  2. Name of current employer and supervisor with contact information

Proof of Residency (PDF 65kb) form must be submitted along with the application.

  • Such other materials as the YCF may require.

Applications must be received by May 15 each year.

Past recipients

  • 2019 Laetitia Levavasseur & Kacie Hall

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