Two $1000 Bursaries Available Through JEDI and Brunway- Highway Operations

JEDI is now accepting applications for two bursaries valued at $1000 each.

 2017 bursary winners: Lynn Poole-Hughes (CEO, JEDI), Amanda Stebbins, Chantal Sirois, Lisa Leeuw (Controller, Brun-Way Highways Operations Inc.)

2017 bursary winners: Lynn Poole-Hughes (CEO, JEDI), Amanda Stebbins, Chantal Sirois, Lisa Leeuw (Controller, Brun-Way Highways Operations Inc.)

Are you an Indigenous post-secondary student in need of financial support? JEDI understands the financial difficulties that can arise while pursuing post-secondary education, and we’re here to help. JEDI and Brun-Way Highway Operations Inc. have awarded two $1000 bursaries annually since 2009 to Indigenous post-secondary students in New Brunswick. The bursaries are open to all students enrolled in any program offered by a post-secondary institution.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time Indigenous student;

  • Proof of Indigenous status (status card);

  • Residing in New Brunswick;

  • Proof of studies at a post-secondary institution. (Preference may be given to those enrolled in University Degree programs, due to the depth of commitment and expense involved.);

  • In 500-1000 words, the applicant must write an essay illustrating their need, objectives, future goals and aspirations, their commitment to education, and their desire to help NB First Nations’ communities thrive;

  • A copy of the applicant’s resume.

Application Deadline:

Submit completed application along with an essay, proof of studies, proof of Indigenous status and resume to the JEDI office by November 30th, 2018, ATTN: Riley Patles, riley.patles@jedinb.ca.

A selection committee will review applications and successful applications will be notified in January 2019.

Application forms are available at:

http://www.jedinb.ca/bursaries.html

or you can pick them up at the JEDI office -

Joint Economic Development Initiative Inc. (JEDI)

11 - 150 Cliffe St.

Fredericton NB, E3A 0A1

(506) 444-5650, 1-888-884-9870

About Brun-Way Highway Operations Inc:

Brun-Way Highway Operations Inc. is responsible for the operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of 275 kilometers of highway from the Quebec Border to west of Fredericton, and between Woodstock and the US border, until 2033.