Western University

National Indigenous Scholarship Program

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Provided byWestern University
Number Available5
DeadlineFebruary 14, 2025
Type of AwardScholarship
RenewableYes, 3 year(s)


Level of StudyAssociate; Bachelor;
ModifierCo-op; Honours; Online;
Field of StudyAny Field of Study
Year of StudyEntering or in first year
Course LoadFull-time or Part-time
School of StudyWestern University
Region of StudyOntario
Schools AttendedAny School
Region of Residencen/s
Academic Standing0
Financial NeedNo
HeritageAboriginal,First Nation,Indigenous
Status in CanadaPermanent Resident
Automatic ConsiderationNo


Awarded annually to five Indigenous undergraduate students (First Nations, M├ętis, and Inuit) studying full-time at Western's main campus based on their outstanding academic excellence and meaningful and impactful contribution toward Indigenous communities. Three scholarships will be awarded to students applying from Canadian high schools, and two scholarships to an Indigenous students applying from a postsecondary institution.

Recipients must meet the minimum academic averages for their programs, and will be selected on the basis of academic achievement, creative and innovative thinking, and previous or intended contributions to Indigenous communities (including, on and off reserve and as well as urban settings).

2 awards at $50,000 each to Indigenous students applying from Canadian high schools ($20,000 for year- one, $10,000 for years two to four based on ongoing registration)

1 award at $50,000 to an Indigenous student applying from a postsecondary institution ($20,000 for year-one, $10,000 for years two to four based on ongoing registration)

Contact Information

Contact NameDonna Noah
TitleIndigenous Financial Aid Coordinator
AddressWestern Student Services Building Room 1140
London, ON
Postal CodeN6A 3K7
Phone(519) 661-2111 ext 86437
Application Addresshttps://www.registrar.uwo.ca/student_finances/scholarships_awards/admission/national_scholarship_is.html
Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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