Awards and Bursaries for Designated Student Groups

 

Aboriginal Native Canadian Student Awards

 

For further information contact the Office of Student Financial Aid and Awards. Applications are available on the website: http://financialaid.lakeheadu.ca/.

Entrance Scholarships and Awards

Shell Canada Limited Native Entrance Award
$700 (SCPNE)
Awarded to a native student entering Lakehead University on the basis of academic standing, community involvement, participation in student affairs. Financial need may also be considered. Application available on the Office of Student Financial Aid and Awards website.

In-Course Scholarships and Awards

Millie Barrett Memorial Award
$1,380 (MBMAI)
Created by family and friends in 1992 in memory of Millie Barrett who was an instrumental force in the social, cultural and political fabric of Northwestern Ontario. (Information is available at the Chancellor Paterson Library, Northern Studies Resource Centre, regarding Ms Barrett's contribution to the Region). Awarded to a full-time or part-time undergraduate in-course student pursuing studies in the political, historical or social-cultural disciplines. The successful recipient will submit a written summary outlining her/his political and/or community involvement in Northwestern Ontario. Preference will be given to female or aboriginal students. Application available on the Office of Student Financial Aid and Awards website.

The Bridget Veronica Morton Memorial Award

$700 (BVMMI)
Award to a continuing student of Native Canadian Heritage on the basis of academic standing, leadership and participation in extra curricular activities which foster Native culture. Application available on the Office of Student Financial Aid and Awards website.

Bursaries

Joseph Auger Memorial Award of Merit
$580 (O-AUGBI)
Established in 1987 by Donald J. Auger in recognition of his father's belief in the education of native people at the post-secondary level. To be awarded in the second term to a second, third year student who is of North American Native ancestry from the Robinson Superior Treaty Area on the basis of satisfactory academic standing and financial need.

The David Bates Bursary in Education
$510 (O-DBABI)
Established by David Bates, long-time Lakehead University Education professor and Dean of Education. Awarded to a student in the Faculty of Education based on financial need. Preference will be given to an aboriginal student from Northwestern Ontario.

Domtar Forest Products Bursary
2 x $650 (O-DFPBI)
Awarded to students in the Honours Bachelor of Science in Forestry Degree program, on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to aboriginal students. Recipients may have the opportunity of spending a work term in Domtar operations in order to gain field experience.

K. Dieter Eigenbrod Memorial Bursary
$3,050 (03-KDEBI)
Created in 2005 by his family in loving memory of K. Dieter Eigenbrod, Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering. Awarded to a student in year three or four, Civil Engineering, who demonstrates financial need, with preference given to Aboriginal students.

First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Native Students Bursary for Aboriginal Health
Number of awards and values vary;
Individual bursary may not exceed $1,000
Total award up to $4,210 (O-MEDBI)
Established to provide incentive to full and part-time students interested in pursuing Aboriginal Health as a career, and in expanding the current knowledge base of multidisciplinary approaches in those professions geared towards improving Aboriginal health. Awarded to a student of Aboriginal Ancestry, on the basis of financial need, registered in the School of Nursing, including the Native Nurses Entry Program. Preference shall be given to full-time students.

First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Nursing Students Bursary for Aboriginal Health
Number of awards and values vary;
Individual bursary may not exceed $1,000
Total award up to $2,910 (O-MSNBI)
Established to provide incentive to full and part-time students interested in pursuing Aboriginal Health as a career, and in expanding the current knowledge base of multidisciplinary approaches in those professions geared towards improving Aboriginal health. Awarded on the basis of financial need to any nursing student seeking clinical experience in a native community. Preference shall be given to full-time students.

Hamlin Family Fund Bursary
3 x $1,300 (O2-HFFBI)
Awarded to any student of Aboriginal Ancestry registered in any year of any program, on the basis of financial need and satisfactory academic achievement. Preference will be given to graduates of one of Lakehead University's Native Entry/Access Programs.

Hamlin Family Fund Native Bursary
$1,300 (O2-HFOBI)
Awarded to a student of Aboriginal Ancestry registered in any Native Entry/Access Program, on the basis of financial need and satisfactory academic achievement.

The Hamlin Family Fund Nursing Bursaries
4 x $1,280 (O2-HFNBI)
Awarded to any student of aboriginal ancestry registered in Year 2, 3, 4 of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program on the basis of financial need. A minimum of 2 of these bursaries will be given to graduates of the Native Nurses Entry program (NNEP).

Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) Entrance Bursary
Number awards varies.
Total award $8,380 (O-IFNBE)
Awarded to Native students from IFNA communities; Pikangikum First Nation, Big Trout Lake First Nation, Whitesand First Nation, Lac Seul First Nation, and Muskrat Dam First Nation, entering their first year of a Native Access Program who do not have regular funding. Awarded on the basis of financial need and academic potential.

James P. Lovekin Memorial Bursary
$510 (O-LOVBI)
Created in 1997 by Mrs. C. Ann Lovekin in loving memory of her husband. Professor Emeritus Lovekin taught at the Lakehead University Faculty of Education from 1970 to 1980. Awarded to a deserving student on the basis of financial need who is registered in the Faculty of Education and majoring in History. Preference shall be given to a student of North American Native ancestry.

Dr. Richard Lyons Bursary
$250 (O-LYOBI)
Established by Dr. Ernie Epp in honour of Aboriginal leader, Dr. Richard Lyons. Awarded to an Aboriginal student in any program on the basis of financial need.

Freda MacDonald Bursary
$250 (O-FMCBI)
Established by Dr. Ernie Epp in honour of Aboriginal leader, Freda MacDonald. Awarded to a female Aboriginal student in any program on the basis of financial need.

Métis Nation of Ontario Bursary
Number of awards and values vary;
minimum award value of $500
Total award $8,225 (O-MNTBI)
Established by the Métis Nation of Ontario, these awards will be presented annually to full-time Métis students registered in any graduate or undergraduate program at Lakehead University. Financial need and demonstration of a well-defined career plan will be the basis on which the bursaries are awarded. Students may apply to receive these awards on an annual basis until they have completed their studies. Both Lakehead University and Métis Nation of Ontario application forms, including Métis Verification, must be completed and submitted to the Financial Aid Office, Lakehead University. The Métis Nation of Ontario and Lakehead University will collaboratively review all applications and select the recipients. A Lakehead University Métis Nation of Ontario Bursary Application is required. Application available on the Office of Student Financial Aid and Awards website.

The Bridget Veronica Morton Memorial Bursaries
4 x $500 (BMMBI)
Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to an undergraduate student of Native Canadian Heritage.

Placer Dome (CLA) Limited Musselwhite Mine Bursary
2 x $630 (O-PDMBI)
First preference is to in-course students in the mining related disciplines (such as Geology, Chemical Engineering) on the basis of financial need. Preference shall be given to students of Native Canadian Heritage, in particular those from the Shibogama or Windigo Council.

Anne Whitaker Memorial Bursary

Value varies
Total value $3,800 (O-AWHBI)
Awarded to native students in the Nursing program who, following graduation, intend to serve for one year of professional care in a community of native peoples. Awarded on the basis of financial need and satisfactory academic standing.

Graduate Scholarships/Awards (Native Students)

For information regarding Graduate Scholarships/Awards, native students should refer to the Graduate Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries section of this calendar, page 344.

 


See also:

Undergraduate Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries

Entrance Scholarships/Awards

In-Course Scholarships/Awards

Bursaries

Awards and Bursaries for Designated Student Groups
Part-time Student Financial Assistance
Transfer and Mature Student Awards
Bursaries for Students with a Disability
International Student Awards and Bursaries

Other Sources of Financial Assistance
Ontario Student Assistance Program

Undergraduate Awards awarded off campus


Graduate Scholarships, Awards & Bursaries


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2007-2008 Calendar version