MK Accepting Applications for Donald Marshall Sr. Scholarship

Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey is currently accepting applications for its Donald Marshall Sr. Memorial Scholarship.

The objective of the Donald Marshall Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund is to support Mi’kmaw post-secondary students at the diploma, certifi cate, bachelor and graduate level in their field of study. The Fund contributes two annual scholarships for one thousand dollars ($1,000) each on or before October 1 (Treaty Day) of each calendar year. One for undergraduate studies and one for graduate studies.

1. Applicants must be a registered Mi’kmaq from Nova Scotia First Nations or be on the Nova Scotia General Band Registry.

2. Applicants must be a graduate or be continuing in their field of study.

3. Applicants must submit an official transcript of marks from institution.

4. Applicants must submit a two-page essay advising committee as to the following: Educational Goals; Career Plans; Volunteer Work; School Activities; Barriers student has had to overcome in order to do well in their field of study; Cultural/Community Activities; and Awards.

Please submit application and essay post marked no later than the deadline of August 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm.

Send to:

Donald Marshall Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee

Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey

47 Maillard Street

Membertou, Nova Scotia B1S 2P5

Phone: (902) 567-0336

Fax: (902) 567-0337

Email: claire@kinu.ca

Please see and submit this application form: http://kinu.ca/sites/default/files/docres/2014/May/donald_marshall_scholarship-2013.pdf

For more information, email mkeducation@kinu.ca or phone 902-567-0336.