The Nunatsiavut Group of Companies (NGC) operates businesses in diverse fields such as construction, marine services, aviation, business administration, and logistics and planning. As the successor to the Labrador Inuit Development Corporation, NGC’s mission is to develop wealth in trust for Nunatsiavut Beneficiaries by owning profitable, sustainable businesses. Our vision is to be Inuit-led and to be business leaders in the North.
NGC realizes the importance of education and of providing opportunities to assist beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement (LILCA) in the pursuit of their goals and careers. NGC supports the education goals of Beneficiaries who study in areas connected to our lines of business.
Students and youth are the future of Nunatsiavut and we are pleased to provide these post- secondary scholarships to help them achieve their goals and become our future Leaders, Managers, and Professionals.
- Applicants must be a Beneficiary of the LILCA
- The awards are available to students enrolled in a full-time multi-year program at an accredited postsecondary institution and have successfully completed at least one semester/block
Applications must be accompanied by:
- A transcript for the year or the block completed.
- Two separate signed letters of reference: one from a community leader and one from a teacher, instructor, or supervisor.
- 500-word essay describing how their studies benefit Nunatsiavut
Application Deadline: May 31, 2021, 11:59 PM AST
A total of four scholarships are available once annually. NGC will award one scholarship in the amount of $1250 in each of the following areas:
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the field of business, business administration, science, law, engineering or computer studies.
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution in the field of Marine Engineering, Marine Navigation or other marine related careers.
Applicants must be enrolled in a recognized Apprenticeship program, Skilled Trades, and/or Technology Programs: This includes Part-time or Full-time certificate or diploma programs (2 to 4 year programs) and Apprenticeships (i.e. on-the-job training).
Eligible fields of studies: carpenter, pipefitter, electrician, welder, plumber, machinist etc.
Women in Business, Marine Field or Trades
Applicants must be female and enrolled in one of the programs mentioned above.
Final approval is at the discretion of the NGC Scholarship Committee. Note: Once Scholarships are granted, the recipients will be featured in “NGC News”, NGC’s Newsletter, and a notice will be posted on NGC’s social media pages.
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