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Skills Awards for Indigenous Youth

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

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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

Deadline Date:

07/09/21

Description:

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Awards of $2,500 to Canada Indigenous 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 between the ages of 18–30.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160132

Number of Grants:

Three Awards will be offered.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Each winner will receive:
- $2,500
- A commemorative award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants for this award must be:
- First Nations, Inuit, or Métis
- Between the ages of 18–30 (proof of age required)
- Strong academic achievers
- Currently enrolled in a post-secondary study program (e.g. apprenticeship, trades, college, CEGEP, university)
- Committed to the forest sector as demonstrated by action such as volunteering in the community and/or working for the forest products industry
- Committed to their Indigenous community
- Someone who has not received this award over the last 3 years

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Awards, submissions are due by July 9, 2021.

For submission criteria and evaluation, see application, below.

Contact Information:

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

Application: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=zofKvwOKx06X50KbAy5ggZkniT84WTdIqVP8WhrybWRUM1ZTQVpBUzJZSlhBVFlQREVXN0xJTEw4SS4u

Forest Products Association of Canada
99 Bank Street, Suite 410
Ottawa, ON K1P 6B9
E-mail: ottawa@fpac.ca
Tel.: (613) 563-1441
Fax: (613) 563-4720

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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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