DEADLINE EXTENDED – Introducing Baffinland and QIA’s 2017 Scholarships

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR THE BAFFINLAND AND QIA 2017 SCHOLARSHIP HAS BEEN EXTENDED. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE Education and training is an important part of Baffinland’s commitments to the North Baffin communities. We support and encourage the pursuit of post-secondary education and recognize the importance of learning and development as a pillar to the ongoing development of the North Baffin communities and all of Nunavut. In association with the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA), Baffinland is happy to introduce our 2017 scholarships. The scholarships are awarded on an annual basis for Nunavut Inuit who are registered with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. and pursuing a post-secondary education. The study area of scholarship recipients evolves every year to reflect the emerging needs and trends of the extractive industry in the north. For 2017, five scholarships will be awarded:
  • Adult and General Education Scholarship (English/Inuktitut)
  • Apprenticeship and Trades (English/Inuktitut)
  • Computer Information and Technology (English/Inuktitut)
  • Management Studies (English/Inuktitut)
  • Marine and Environmental Studies (English/Inuktitut
To apply for a scholarship, review the scholarship descriptions to find which one fits your studies. Then, follow the instructions outlined in the guidelines and application document (English/Inuktitut).  For more information regarding our scholarships, including how to apply and eligibility criteria, please contact Baffinland at contact@baffinland.com or visit one of our Baffinland Community Liaison Offices or our Northern Affairs Office in Iqaluit. You can also visit one of QIA’s Community Liaison Offices for more information on how to apply.
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