One $2,500 scholarship is awarded each year to a Saskatchewan Aboriginal student who is attending the First Nations University of Canada (FNUC) formerly the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College. Need is of prime importance in awarding this scholarship and SGI also offers summer employment to the recipient.
The scholarship is awarded in the name of Stan Hamilton, SGI Vice President of Human Resources (1982 to 1983). Mr. Hamilton was instrumental in establishing the foundation for SGI's Employment Equity Plan.
To be eligible to receive the SGI Stan Hamilton Scholarship, a student must::
- be aboriginal (First Nations - Treaty or non-status, Metis or Inuit)
- be a full time student at FNUC
- be enrolled in the last 12 credit hour classes in Administration Qualifying, Faculty of Administration, or in at least the second year of a computer science degree
- maintain an overall average of at least 65%
- show their contribution to the community, extracurricular activities or commitments made in balancing work, education, and home responsibilities
One scholarship of $2,500 is awarded annually.
Application process and deadline
Applications must be submitted to the FNUC no later than October 31 each year.
Applications are available on the FNUC website or from the FNUC Student Success Services at 306-790-5950, ext 3100.
SGI will not guarantee employment for award recipients; however we may give the recipients preferential consideration for employment following the completion of their studies and/or for summer or co-op work terms.
Recipients are not obliged to work for SGI during, or at the completion of, the educational program.
Student Success Services
1 First Nations Way
Regina, SK S4S 7K2
306-790-5950 ext. 3100