Gabriel Dumont Institue

Métis Nation University Sponsorship Program

The 2021-2026 Métis Nation University Sponsorship Program aims to assist Métis students to close the education gap by attending accredited University level programming. This program is funded by the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan and administered by the Gabriel Dumont Institute until March 31, 2026. Students are selected using a blind adjudication process and ranked on criteria to meet Métis Nation-Saskatchewan priority areas.

Selection Eligibility (2022-23)

To be eligible, students must:
be a registered Métis Nation-Saskatchewan citizen, or have an application in progress with the MN-S Citizenship Registry.  Click here for details on how to apply for Métis Nation – Saskatchewan citizenship
be attending full-time University level programming (3 classes per term or more – or having course reduction accommodations in place).
be applying for sponsorship for 2022-23 Academic year (August 2022 to August 2023)

Priority Order for Sponsorship Allocation
Funding is limited, and not all students may be approved for sponsorship. Sponsorship will be allocated as follows:

  1. Undergraduate/Bachelor’s Degree (Early Learning, Education, Finance & Commerce, Business Administration, Indigenous Self-Governance, Health Sciences, Social Services, Housing, Public Administration, Information Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Justice, Environment, Métis Studies & Michif Language, Arts & Science);
  2. Professional Studies (Law, Advanced Commerce or Accounting, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Optometry, Veterinary Medicine etc.);
  3. Graduate/Master’s Degree (Law, Health, Education, Medicine, Nursing, Public Administration, Indigenous Self-Government, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, etc.);
  4. Postgraduate/Doctoral Degree.

Meeting the eligibility requirements and priority order does not guarantee approval.

**Applications for WINTER 2023 closed on October 1, 2022**

Gabriel Dumont Institue

GDI is a Saskatchewan-based educational, employment and cultural institute serving Métis across the province

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