$5000 Scholarship Package Open to Grade 11/12 Aboriginal Students

AFOA scholarship

AFOA Canada and PotashCorp are looking for 3 Ambassadors from Grades 11 or 12 to represent Canada’s Aboriginal Youth at AFOA Canada's National Conference in Montreal, February 16-18, 2016. The 3 winners will participate in a special Youth program designed to introduce youth to careers in Aboriginal finance and management. In addition, the 3 winners will also each receive a 5 year Scholarship package valued at over $5,000.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal Ancestry (Proof of First Nation, Inuit or Métis status)
  • Pursuing post-secondary education and demonstrates an interest and is considering a career in the areas of finance and/or management/commerce (including financial management/planning, business administration, commerce, accounting and economics)
  • Completed Application Form and submit an essay
  • 2 letters of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counsellor or educator, attesting to the student's performance and commitment
  • Academically successful
  • Students in Grades 11 and/or 12 may apply (maximum age 19)


How to Apply:

There are 3 ways to submit your application form, essay and letters of recommendation.

  1. Email: youthawards@afoa.ca
  2. Fax: (613)-722-3467
  3. Mail: AFOA Canada Youth Awards Program, 1066 Somerset St. West-Suite 301, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4T3

For more information on this award and the application process, please read the Fact sheet or visit the AFOA website or call 1-866-722-2362 or email youthawards@afoa.ca.