Graduate Métis Scholars' Award

Graduate Students
Supplemental Questions
  1. Métis Scholar Awards

    The Métis Scholar Awards are generously funded by the Métis Education Foundation and are awarded to Métis students who have a demonstrated connection to their Métis community. To be considered for these awards, applicants must be able to present documentation of their Métis Heritage and must be able to demonstrate their involvement with the Métis community. Additionally, to be eligible for this award, applicants must be:

    • enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program
    • must demonstrate financial need
    • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better
    • be a Canadian citizen and a resident of Alberta

    If you meet this criteria and wish to be considered for Métis Scholar Awards please complete all questions in this section.

    In detail, please describe your recent and continued involvement with the Métis community. Please include your role, the duration of the involvement and the direct impact you had on the Métis community.

  2. In order to be considered for the Métis Education Foundation Awards, you will also need to submit a reference. Please enter your reference's information here and they will be sent the reference request form.

    It is your responsibility to ensure that your reference submits before 11:59 PM MST July7.
  3. Applicants must be able to provide documentation of Métis identity. Please visit our website for a list of acceptable documentation.

    Students who have previously provided documentation of First Nations, Metis or Inuit identity may not be required to submit documentation again. Student Financial Support will contact those students for whom documentation is required. Failure to submit acceptable documentation will result in ineligibility for this award.

    By accepting the following statement, you confirm that you are able to submit an acceptable form of documentation to the University of Alberta. Failure to submit this documentation will result in ineligibility for this Award.

    I am able to submit First Nations, Métis or Inuit documentation to the University of Alberta to be considered for financial supports where the selection criteria requires Indigeneity. I understand that failure to provide valid documentation will result in my ineligibility for this competition. I understand that the presentation of one of the documents does not guarantee award selection, as selection is competitive.
  4. Authorize and Release Statement

    • 1. I certify that the information contained in this application is complete and correct as of the date of submission. I authorize the Selection Committee or the staff at the University of Alberta to access my academic transcripts and any other information applicable to this application.
    • 2. Full Name