Bursary Program

Bursary Program

Bursary Submission Form

It is a primary goal of the McMurray Métis (MNA Local 1935) is to raise money for and disburse bursaries in support of Membership pursuing post-secondary education/training.

  • McMurray Metis Local 1935 Student Bursary Application Form

    Please take the time to review the Bursary criteria below
  • Type of Application

  • Application Information

  • Program of Study

    Current Educational Institution
  • Please discuss what you hope to achieve from your program of study and your future career aspirations
  • Education History

    Please list all secondary and post-secondary institutions you have attended, begin with the most recent. (please attach Grade Transcript(s) and or Proof of Enrollment at end of section.
  • Commuity Involvment

    Please list any community activities you have been involved in and your role in these activities
  • Letters of Recommendation

    Please submit two letters of recommendation from references who can speak to your community and academic achievement. Please include in what capacity the reference has known you. One letter must be from an Indigenous person in your community (Do not use family members) Letters must be current (within the last 2 years)
  • Other Comments

  • Note

    Please ensure that your information is accurate and up-to-date. If you are an Award recipient, you will first be notified by e-mail. At that time, McMurray Metis may also require confirmation of information you have supplied, as well as other personal information including your date of birth and social insurance number for Award processing purposes.
  • Please Attach the following required information
  • APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE ABOVE‐MENTIONED INFORMATION; SUBMITTED LATE OR NOT SUBMITTED VIA EMAIL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • ALL APPLICATION AND ATTACHMENT CORRESPONDENCETO BE SUBMITTED VIA EMAIL TO: bursarycommittee@McMurrayMetis.org

Bursary Criteria

 

Academics and General Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a member of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) – photocopy of card required
  • Students must be active members in good standing with the McMurray Métis Local 1935 (i.e. Attend membership meetings, Annual General Meeting, McMurray Métis events, etc.) – photocopy of card required.
  • Successful applicants must complete their volunteer commitments within 6 months of receiving award.
  • Applicants must be enrolled in full time post-secondary educational programs, and with a course load of three or more academic subjects.
  • You must supply most recent high school or post secondary transcripts. Copies of previous semester course marks are necessary. Transcripts must show passing grades.
  • Must supply a copy of accredited Post Secondary Institution Program Letter of Acceptance
  • Must include two current (within last 2 years) letters of reference – one must be from an Indigenous person in your community. (Do not use family members for reference purposes)
  • Applicants must complete application in its entirety.

Selection Process

  • The selection process will be administered using the following system:
  • Ensure that all parts of application are completed in its entirety prior to submission
  • Applicants submit their application prior to deadline and via email.
  • Upon receipt of the application; and all the required information, the applications will be reviewed and processed by the Bursary Committee.
  • Successful recipients will be advised of their awards via letter shortly after the deadline for applications.
  • Only successful applicants will be notified

Deadlines for Applications

There are fall and winter bursaries, applicants must apply for each semester. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered during the selection process.

Deadlines for applications will be on or before:

Fall – 4:00 PM – August 15, 2019

Winter – 4:00 PM – January 3, 2020

Application forms are available here or can be emailed to you upon request.

ALL APPLICATION AND ATTACHMENT CORRESPONDENCE TO BE SUBMITTED VIA EMAIL TO: bursarycommittee@McMurrayMetis.org