Iqaluit, Nunavut – September 27, 2018 – Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce the recipients of QIA’s scholarships for post-secondary students enrolled in the 2018-2019 academic year.
“An investment in education is an investment in our future,” says QIA President P.J. Akeeagok, “these post-secondary scholarships give Inuit a little help so they can focus on their studies, pursue their goals and achieve their dreams.”
This is the second year QIA is offering $200,000 in new scholarships.
The 80 QIA scholarships at $2,500/year, are awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis to students from Qikiqtani who are pursuing post-secondary education.
Over 100 students applied for the new QIA scholarships this year.
Criteria for the QIA Scholarships:
- Applicants must have a valid Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. card
- Students must be Inuit registered under the Nunavut Agreement living in the Qikiqtani Region
- Students must be enrolled in a post-secondary academic institution
Video featuring a few of our scholarship recipients:
For more information, please contact:
Sima Sahar Zerehi,
Director of Communications,
Qikiqtani Inuit Association