MINORITY AND SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOLARSHIPS

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Value: $10,000

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Application Deadline: May 5

This scholarship aims to inspire students to engage in leadership whilst also being immersed in their studies. Requires an overall 90%+ average, you must be enrolled in a recognized Canadian High School, and identify as a Muslim.

Value: $5,000

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Application Deadline: July 31

Focused on attracting Aboriginal talent to the oil and gas industry. This scholarship supports applicants needing financial support, who also display outstanding academic achievement. Husky connects applicants to relevant work experience, as well as summer work terms and a mentorship program. 

Value: $1,000 - 10,000

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Application Deadline: May 31

This scholarship aims to help Metis-Albertans realize their self-sufficiency through their post-secondary skill development and reduce monetary barriers.

Value: $3,500

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Application Deadline: August 14

Women and minorities in their final year of a technology related program, at a Canadian post-secondary institution. If you’re passionate about technology and compassionate about your community, we want to hear your unique story.

Value: $1,000

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Application Deadline: July 31

Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping young disabled Canadians achieve their goals in higher education or vocational training towards employment.

Value: $1,500

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Application Deadline: January 15

Open to applicants who are a member of a first nation or band, or have Inuit, Métis or Indian Status.  You must be enrolling in your first year of any full-time post-secondary institutions, or in a diploma program of 2+ year duration. When applying, you must describe your community involvement, personal goals, and financial need, as well as submit letters of reference. Must be residents of Alberta during their most recent year of study, as well as accepted to an accredited post-secondary institution.

Value: $10,000

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Application Deadline: May 31

This scholarship aims to uplift BIPOC students pursuing an education in architecture, interior design ,and interior decorating. Additional to the scholarship money, recipients will also receive 8 hours of mentorship from the design team.

Value: $3,500

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Application Deadline: April 1

Awarded to college graduate members of minority groups, who have experience with law libraries, and entering or continuing in a MLIS program, and also display evidence of financial need. Must also qualify for one of the AALL Educational Scholarships.

Value: $1,000

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Application Deadline: July 31

This award is given to a student who lives with type one diabetes and is a well rounded leader who makes a difference in their community. 

Value: $750

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Application Deadline: August 20

Disability Credit Canada is committed to helping young disabled Canadians achieve their goals in higher education or vocational training towards employment.

Value: $1,500

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Application Deadline: March 31

 This is awarded to Metis residents of Alberta, who are pursuing secondary education and helps to reduce the monetary barriers between education.

Value: $2,000

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Application Deadline: April 30

This scholarship applies to students diagnosed with Lupus and are currently enrolled, or are entering into a post-secondary educational institution.

Value: $2,000

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Application Deadline: October 31

This scholarship is an unrestricted grant which is presented to African American students who are citizens of the United States or Canada and are accepted or enrolled in American Library Association (ALA) accredited programs.