Nunasi Scholarship Program

This scholarship is an annual program sponsored by Nunasi Corporation for Beneficiaries of the Nunavut Land Claims. Applicants must be enrolled in a recognized, accredited educational institution in secondary, technical, college, university or adult education program for the 2016/17 school year. The Nunasi Scholarship has been established to encourage our beneficiaries to continue with their education and pursue academic excellence.

Scholarship Categories
  • Post Secondary (College, Technical School or University)
  • Exceptional mature students completing work towards high school graduation may also be considered
Scholarship Value

11 Scholarships at $2,500 each. (including the Polar Vision Centres, Glenna Zelinski Scholarship)


Applicants must:

  • be enrolled as a Nunavut Beneficiary with Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI)
  • submit an enrollment or acceptance letter at an appropriate accredited institution (accredited high school, college, university, technical or adult education program)
    be enrolled as full-time students in the upcoming semester
  • submit two reference letters from non-family members
  • submit a completed Application Form
  • submit your most recent transcript with your application to support academic performance
  • be in need of financial assistance
Application Deadline:

All criteria must be received by August 31, 2016 in order to be eligible.
(Scholarship winners will be notified by September 30, 2016)

Applicants will be rated by:
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Academic Performance
  • Volunteerism and Community Involvement
  • Having carefully considered their career goals
  • Extra Curricular Participation (e.g. sports, drama, music, hobbies, traditional skills, etc.)
  • Career goals that contribute to the enhancement of Nunavut
  • Financial need
Recipient Requirements

A scholarship recipient must re-apply each academic year for consideration. Recipients must submit all required information and documentation yearly. They will be considered equally with all other applicants. A recipient may receive the Nunasi Corporation scholarship a maximum of three times. Scholarships awarded will be paid in October after receipt of additional information i.e. Picture, completion of TD1 forms.




The Scholarships are made possible by:

Nunasi Corporation, Nuna Group of Companies, Larga Kitikmeot, NCC Investment Group Inc., Larga Ltd., and Polar Vision Centres.


Nuna logo - Sept 16, 2015




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