Anishinabe Law Bursary

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig (SKG) is pleased to offer a bursary ($3500) to an upper year Anishinabe student who is proceeding to a program of graduate study in the field of law and demonstrates an understanding of the foundational principles of Anishinabe law, governance and treaty-making. The $3,500 bursary aims to alleviate some financial barriers, enhance access to continued studies and support future Anishinabe lawyers and leaders.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
o Candidates must self-identify as having Anishinabe identity and/or heritage (First Nation, Métis or Inuit status)
o You must have completed or be enrolled in Anishinabe Studies 3006 Government Acts & Policies and/or Anishinabe Studies 3007 Treaties course(s).
o You must have proposed plans to attend graduate study in the field of law.

REQUIREMENTS:
o You must submit a letter that outlines your current program of study and academic career aspirations.

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Friday, January 17, 2014 by 4:30 PM

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact Amy Sayers at Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig 705-942-5069 or email asayers@shingwauk.ca

Please email asayers@shingwauk.ca or mail bursary application in confidence to:

Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig
c/o Amy Sayers, Chief Administrative Officer
1550 Queen St. E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 2G3