This year, UINR will be awarding $15,000 in scholarships to deserving Mi’kmaq students in Unama’ki. Every year, UINR awards scholarships to students who are pursuing studies in Science or Forestry-related fields.

115Along with our partners, NewPage and Georgia Pacific, UINR’s scholarships support Mi’kmaq students from the five Unama’ki communities.

The Georgia Pacific and UINR Scholarships award $1,000 to each of the five Unama’ki communities with the objective to promote and encourage education and careers in the field of Science and/or Technology.

Five NewPage and UINR Scholarships of $1,000 each will also be awarded to promote and encourage education and careers in the field of Science and/or Technology.

One scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded to a member of the Unama’ki community to promote and encourage education and careers in the forestry sector and related Science and/or Technology programs in the Unama’ki Mi’kmaq Communities.

This year, the deadline for applications is Friday 6 June. If you, or a student you know, are interested, you can download details from our website www.uinr.ca in the OPPORTUNITIES section. Good luck!

janice@uinr.ca

From UINR Marten – Vol.4. Issue.1 – Spring 2008