Bursaries

JEDI partners with two great organizations to provide two distinct bursaries:

  1. The JEDI/NBCC Bursary
  2. The JEDI/Brun-Way Bursary


1) The JEDI/ NBCC Bursary (valid only for NBCC students)


In partnership with NBCC, JEDI would like to offer two bursaries valued at $750 each to Indigenous students who are currently enrolled in academic/trades education at any NBCC campus in New Brunswick.  It is our hope that these bursaries will support these Indigenous students in accomplishing their future endeavors. The winner of the bursary for the 2016/2017 academic year was Dreden Barnaby.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time Indigenous student who is in good-standing at any NBCC campus;
  • Residing in New Brunswick;
  • Proof of Indigenous status;
  • Proof of studies at any NBCC campus;
  • Provide a 500-1000 word essay describing financial needs, objectives for the future, their long-term commitment to their field of study, and how the money will change their current situation;
  • An up-to-date resume.
   

Amount:
Two (2) bursaries of $750 each are available.

For more information and to apply, please contact JEDI at 506-444-5650 or download the application and submit it along with your resume, essay and proof of studies to the JEDI office, attn: Penny Polchies. Applications must be submitted between September 14 - October 31, 2017.


2) The JEDI/Brun-Way Bursary


JEDI and Brun-Way have partnered to offer two bursaries valued at $1000 each to Indigenous students who are currently enrolled in post-secondary education.  It is our hope that these bursaries will support these Indigenous students in accomplishing their future endeavors. The winners of the bursaries for the 2016/2017 academic year were Marion Levi and Tara Francis.


Eligibility Requirements:
  • Full time Indigenous student;
  • Residing in New Brunswick;
  • Proof of Indigenous status;
  • 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 is to write an essay illustrating their need, objectives, future goals and aspirations, their commitment to education, volunteer work, and their desire to help NB First Nations communities thrive;
  • A copy of the applicant’s resume.

 

Amount:
Two (2) bursaries of $1,000 each are available.

For more information and to apply, please contact JEDI at 506-444-5650 or download the application and submit it along with your resume, essay and proof of studies to the JEDI office, attn: Val Polchies. Applications must be submitted between November 1-30, 2017.