First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Funding

If you have funding barriers (immediate or long-term) and would like more information, please book an appointment with Tricia Beaudry, Aboriginal Student Advisor at

If you have questions about Government Student Loans, Bursaries, Emergency Funding, or Money Management Education Sessions, please book an appointment with Sydney Bremner, Financial Aid Coordinator at

Aboriginal Student Services Center (ASSC) and Métis Education Foundation (MEF) Awards

Applications for ASSC and MEF are now closed, and will be reopen on Bear Tracks in July 2018.

These awards are opened annually to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students and are provided by many generous donors in the community. Learn more about these awards.

Contact Tricia Beaudry at for further award application inquiries.

AltaLink Indigenous Relations Scholarship

This scholarship program is designed to recognize leaders in the Indigenous community by offering scholarships to Indigenous students attending post-secondary institutions. 

Two eligible students from each of Treaty 6, 7, 8 and the Métis community in Alberta will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship. Learn more.

Indigenous Careers Awards

Applications for the Indigenous Careers Awards are closed. Learn more here.

U of A Scholarships and Awards

You may be eligible to apply for other U of A Scholarships and Awards. For detailed listings and application information visit the Scholarships and Awards website.

External Financial Resources

There are many useful websites that can be used when looking for external financial resources for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students: