Grade 11/12 students: Apply to win a $5000 scholarship package

The 9th Annual AFOA-PotashCorp Aboriginal Youth Financial Management Awards are open to Aboriginal youth in grades 11 and 12 across Canada.

3 Winners will be selected to travel to Winnipeg, MB for 4 days to attend the AFOA Canada National Conference on February 17-19, 2015 and to participate in a special Youth program designed to introduce them to careers in Aboriginal finance and management.

In addition, winners are eligible to receive:

A 5 year scholarship package valued at over $5000

 

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 and letters of recommendation.

Email: youthawards@afoa.ca

Fax: (613)-722-3467

Mail:

AFOA Canada Youth Awards Program

Suite 301-1066 Somerset St. West-

Ottawa, ON K1Y 4T3

DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 1, 2014 at 9PM EST

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