Northern Alberta Development Council First Nations, Métis and Inuit Bursary

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2023

Amount: 15,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management


  • School of Graduate Studies

The goal of this bursary is to assist First Nations, Métis and Inuit students to obtain the skills and knowledge to enter or re-enter the workforce in northern Alberta.

Agency Deadline: Open from February 10th until June 1st and again June 3 to November 15 


  • The First Nation, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) NADC Bursary is a return service bursary of varying amounts:

    • Students in a Bachelor’s, Masters’ or PhD program can access $10,000 per year for any year of their studies. 

  • In addition to the base bursary amount of $6,000 and $10,000 students may qualify for additional funding based on financial need to assist with their schooling cost.


You may receive a First Nation, Métis and Inuit NADC Bursary if you:

  • Are 18 years of age or older
  • Have been a resident of Alberta for 12 consecutive months before the start of your program
  • Are enrolled fulltime in a post-secondary program that is designated for provincial funding
  • In a program that is at least 12 weeks in length
  • Are not in default of a provincial student loan
  • Can provide proof of Indigenous (see application for more detail)

Application & Information: Visit NADC Bursary website for further details.