Metis Bursary Endowment

Are you a student attending a post secondary program, but don’t seem eligible for any of the MTE programs described above?

MTE staff are in the process of setting up endowment agreements with selected post secondary institutions in Alberta that agree to match the contributions made by the MNA MTE program to the Métis Education Foundation.

Agreements in place include:

Métis Scholar Awards at Grant MacEwan University

A $2 million endowment fund will provide awards ranging from $1500 to $2,000 for eligible students enrolled full time in a diploma or certificate program and from $3,000 to $4,000 for students enrolled in an undergraduate degree program. For more information and an application form:

Métis Education Foundation Métis Student Awards at NorQuest College

A $750,000 endowment fund will provide awards of $1,500 to $2,000 for eligible certificate/diploma students and $2,000 to $3,000 for university transfer students. For more information and an application form:

Métis Student Awards at the University of Alberta

Awards of $5,000 to $20,000 for eligible students enrolled in 2nd to 4th year undergraduate programs, and graduate programs.

Métis Scholar Awards at NAIT

Awards of $5,000 for undergraduate and applied degrees, $3,000 for diplomas, and $2,000 for certificates.

Métis Scholar Awards at Portage College

Awards of $1,500 available to qualifying applicants to be dispersed in the second semester.

Métis Scholar Awards at University of Calgary

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Mount Royal University

Five awards of $3,500 awarded to a full-time Métis student who will be enrolled in any year of any program at Mount Royal University in the upcoming fall semester.

University of Lethbridge

Six $2,500 awards to undergraduate students and one $10,000 award to graduate students.

Grande Prairie Regional College

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Métis Employment Services

Looking for training?

See the Métis specific customized training projects the MTE unit has designed for you.

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Youth Programs

Are you a youth between the ages of 15 and 30? We have more programs and services designed just for you.

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