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Indspire disburses bursaries and scholarships through its Building Brighter Futures program to Indigenous students who are enrolled in post-secondary programs.

Since 1985, Indspire has disbursed bursaries and scholarships to First Nation, Inuit, and Métis post-secondary students. It is the largest funder for Indigenous education outside of the federal government.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Sault Ste. Marie Area is pleased to offer the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship. Women of any age undertaking a business program at an accredited university/college/institute are eligible to apply, including online students. In order to be eligible, students must be in at least the second year of an undergraduate program through the final year of a Master’s program at the time the application is submitted to the local Zonta club. Students must still be in school at the time the scholarship funds are disbursed and must not graduate before December 2021.

The scholarship program operates at the club, district and international levels of Zonta International. Local scholarship recipients have their applications forwarded to the district/regional level. District/regional scholarship recipients have their applications forwarded to the international level. The Zonta Club of Sault Ste. Marie Area offers one scholarship of $500. Zonta International offers up to 32 scholarships of US$2,000 each at the district/regional level and 6 international scholarships in the amount of US$8000 each.

Application link:  zonta.org/JMKScholarship

Applications must be emailed by May 31, 2021 to:

Jane Vienneau, Awards Committee Chair
Zonta Club of Sault Ste. Marie Area

The local scholarship recipient will be chosen and notified by August 15, 2021. An official
announcement of district/regional and international scholarship recipients will be made in December 2021.

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Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship

The Gaulin Foundation is pleased to announce that it is once again accepting applications for the Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship – a national scholarship that promotes the resilience of individuals with mental illness pursuing post-secondary education.

The $1,000 scholarships are being offered in honour of Sarah Gaulin, who died at the age of 26 after a longtime battle with mental illness. We would appreciate you sharing the attached information with students you work with.

In order to apply, students must be registered in a post-secondary institution and provide documented proof of their mental illness. Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding applicants who meet the criteria of the program. Deadline for applications is April 1, 2021.

Details about the scholarship can be found at www.gaulinfoundation.org