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.
SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION PACKAGE
- 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.
National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation
P.O. Box 759, 50 Generations Drive
Ohsweken, Ontario, N0A 1M0
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.
Tel: 519.445.3020 or Toll Free: 1-800-329-9780 ext 020