Gabriel Dumont Institue

Metis Nation University Sponsorship Program



The 2019-2020 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. Students will be selected using a blind adjudication process, and ranked on criteria to meet Métis Nation – Saskatchewan priority areas.

Selection Eligibility (2019-20)

To be eligible, students must:
be a registered Métis Nation – Saskatchewan citizen.  Click here for details on how to apply for Métis Nation – Saskatchewan citizenship
be attending full-time University level programming
be applying for sponsorship for the current winter session (2020)

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

  1. First to students pursuing their first degree;
  2. Second to students pursuing a second, or advanced, degree (eg. second Bachelor’s or a Master’s);
  3. Third to students pursuing a third, and advanced, degree (eg. Master’s or Doctoral); and
  4. Fourth to students pursuing three or more degrees of any level.

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

Applications for the 2019-20 Winter Intake are now closed. Applicants will be notified on November 29th of their results.

Applications for Spring/Summer will open December 1, 2019, and close February 1, 2020.


Gabriel Dumont Institue

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

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