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Skills Award for Indigenous Youth

Awards to Canada Young Adults to Recognize Career
Building Efforts in a Natural Resources Industry

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM)

Deadline Date:

03/06/20

Description:

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Awards of $2,500 to Canada eligible young adults to recognize exemplary career aspirations and skill development in a natural resources industry. The award program will recognize individuals who are enrolled in post-secondary study programs, have strong academic standing, demonstrate a strong commitment to the indigenous community, and demonstrate a strong commitment to the forest products industry. Eligible applicants are First Nations, Inuit, or Métis and between the ages of 18–30.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160132

Number of Grants:

Two Awards will be offered.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each winner will receive:
- $2,500
- Travel to receive the award. (Travel for 2 people to Ottawa, ON, including airfare, meals, and 2 nights’ accommodation.)
- A commemorative award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Requirements
The individual:
1. Is First Nations, Inuit, or Métis
2. Is between the ages of 18–30 (proof of age required); and
3. Demonstrates strong academic standing;
and
4. Is currently enrolled in a post-secondary study program (e.g. apprenticeship, trades, college, CEGEP, university); and
5. Demonstrates a commitment to the forest sector, such as volunteering or working for the forest products industry; and
6. Demonstrates a commitment to the Indigenous community; and
7. Has not won this award in the last 3 years.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations must be submitted by Friday, March 6th 2020.

The award will be presented on May 28, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Completed nominations should be submitted to:
Cheryl Miltimore
Director, Strategic Initiatives
Forest Products Association of Canada
99 Bank Street, Suite 410
Ottawa, ON K1P 6B9
Tel: 613-563-1441 ext 303
Fax: 613-563-4720
Email: cmiltimore@fpac.ca

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

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