Sharon Morrison Memorial Indigenous Education Fund
About the Sharon Morrison Memorial Indigenous Education Fund
Established in 2022, the purpose of the Sharon Morrison Memorial Indigenous Education Fund is to support residents of the Northwest Territories who self-identify with an Indigenous community pursuing post-secondary studies in the fields of nursing or personal support work.
Nursing programs include nurse practitioner, registered practical nurse, licensed practical nurse.
Individuals interested in applying must create a profile on our application portal. Once your profile is created, you will need to complete our eligibility quiz and then submit a scholarship application to the Sharon Morrison Memorial Indigenous Education Fund.
2023 key dates
1 April, 12.01am
Scholarship application portal opens.
15 May, 11.59pm
Scholarship application portal closes. Late applications not accepted.
Mid- to late July
Funding distributed to scholarship recipients.
Please find the application process below, including some frequently asked questions.
In order to be eligible to apply for the Sharon Morrison Memorial Indigenous Education Fund, you must be:
- A resident of the Northwest Territories for at least 12 consecutive months.
- Self-identify as a member of an Indigenous community
- Pursuing post-secondary studies in nursing or personal support work
All of our scholarship application forms and additional materials need to be submitted on our scholarship application portal.
For students that are applying to the Sharon Morrison Memorial Indigenous Education Fund, here are some things that you will be including in your application:
- A personal essay describing your involvement in the healthcare field, your goals related to the healthcare field, and your involvement and connection with Indigenous communities
- A statement of financial need
Please keep in mind that all applications to YKCF scholarships require the applicant to submit a proof of residency affidavit (which you will be able to find when you create an account on our application portal), and a confirmation of acceptance (or a letter of admission) to a post-secondary institution.
You can apply through our scholarship application portal!
Please note you will need to create an account, and complete our eligibility quiz to see which Fund you are eligible to apply.
If you have more questions, check back to our FAQs on our scholarship page!
The Sharon Morrison Memorial Indigenous Education Fund was established in 2022, therefore there are not yet any past recipients.
For more information
If you require assistance or have questions about the Sharon Morrison Memorial Indigenous Education Fund, please do hesitate to contact the Yellowknife Community Foundation office at email@example.com or by phone at +1-867 446 4527.