Current Students Info

Aboriginal Health Careers Bursary & Scholarship Award

Jun 01, 2011

Listed below are mandatory documents due June 1, 2011 – no exceptions – or application remains incomplete and will not be reviewed by Jury.

- One current NAAF Aboriginal Health Careers Bursary & Scholarship Awards Application Form fully completed and signed in the designated areas.
- Proof of First Nation (status or non-status), Inuit or Métis status.
- Letter of Personal Introduction (minimum 750 words, maximum 1,500 words).
- A recent & clear colour photograph.
- Marks (official or unofficial) from your most recent academic program.
- Letter of acceptance or offer of admission into a program – if available at the time the application is due.
- Verification of current tuition & fees amounts for the program – if unavailable the prior year’s amounts can be used in the interim.
- Financial Report Form if you received an award the previous year and have not yet forwarded it to NAAF.

- Fax or email copies are not accepted
- NAAF does not return any documents or materials to applicants.
- Keep a copy of your application package for your personal records.
- Print your name clearly on each piece of documentation being submitted.
- Please paper clip your documents together – no staples.
- Application packages can be sent by mail, courier, or submitted in person.
- Applications must be postmarked on or before the deadline date to be eligible.

Mail all information to:
Education Department
National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation
P.O. Box 759, 50 Generations Drive
Ohsweken, Ontario, N0A 1M0

For guidelines click here. For application click here.

Brief Description: 

The purpose of the Aboriginal Health Careers Bursary & Scholarship Awards is to increase the number of First Nations/Inuit/Métis people working in First Nations/Inuit/Mets health fields. Health Canada selected NAAF to administer its Health Careers Bursary & Scholarship Program that assist Canadian resident First Nations, Inuit & Métis students in pursuing education opportunities leading to professional health careers.

More Information: 

Tel: 519.445.3020 or Toll Free: 1-800-329-9780 ext 020

Wednesday, June 1, 2011