Student opportunities

The Joseph Morrison Legacy Fund – Deadline September 19: Annual student bursary, available to Aboriginal students pursuing post-secondary studies in Ontario. (see attached application form). The bursary continues to award young people who have found success by living an exemplary life that embodies the teachings and legacy of Joseph. Each year our network of support grows creating more opportunities for applicants.

ChangeUp 2017! – Deadline September 25: The Inspirit Foundation is calling for grant proposals, for up to $10,000, from Canadian young adults 18 – 34. Live into the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission or 2) address Islamophobia. Please see details below. This granting stream creates opportunities to initiate creative solutions-focused projects that address discrimination and prejudice in their local communities. The $10,000 one-time grants are for projects that implement creative strategies to open minds and shift attitudes that perpetuate prejudice and exclusion based on ethnicity, race, or religion. Through the grants, Inspirit Foundation is particularly interested in supporting the development of effective, connected, and influential young change leaders. More

First Nation Information Governance Centre 2017 National Student Bursary – Deadline September 30: An exciting opportunity for First Nations post-secondary students, FNIGC's National Student Bursary will awardtwo $2,500 bursaries to First Nations college or university students enrolled in at least one of these fields of study: Epidemiology, Population Health, Biostatistics, and Information and Data Management Technology. This year as an added incentive, the bursary recipients will also be given free registration to "The Fundamentals of OCAP®", FNIGC’s online OCAP® course developed in association with Algonquin College (a $250 value). To apply please visit our website at:

Gladys Watson Aboriginal Education Fund – Deadline October 1: To be awarded to full and part-time Aboriginal students, including Status, Non-Status, Metis and Inuit students, enrolled in graduate programs at the master’s or doctoral level, and second-entry professional programs. Priority is given to those students who demonstrate financial need. Apply for the Gladys Watson Aboriginal Education Award (PDF)

Gil Purcell Memorial Journalism Scholarship for Indigenous Peoples – Deadline November 1:To encourage Indigenous Peoples to pursue a career in journalism through a combination of studies at a Canadian postsecondary institution and experience in a newsroom. A gift of $4,000, intended to defray education costs. Scholarship recipients with appropriate experience and qualifications may also receive an offer of temporary employment or other opportunities at The Canadian Press, at the sole discretion of the scholarship provider.

Contact Info

Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA)
c/o Karli Whitmore
125 rue Jean de la Londe, #301
Baie d'Urfe (Québec) H9X 3T8