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External Aboriginal Bursaries & Scholarships

In addition to the Fleming College General Bursary Application, the following bursaries and scholarships are offered outside of Fleming College to First Nation, Inuit and Métis students. You may apply for these in conjunction with the Fleming General Bursary Application and/or individually based on the eligibility requirements.

When applying for internal or external bursaries, you may be required to provide proof of your Social Insurance Number (ie. SIN card, Notice of Assessment form, etc.). If you currently do not have a SIN, please give yourself plenty of time to obtain appropriate documentation to avoid any barriers in applying for financial assistance. For information on applying for a Social Insurance Number or replacement documentation, visit: Service Canada

Financial Support for First Nation, Inuit and Métis students

The Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation

Value: variable

The Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation is independent and is governed by a Board of Directors. The Foundation will contribute to eligible applicants in the areas of:

  • Sports And Recreation
  • Educational Support
  • Health
  • Arts And Culture

Apply Here

Fleming Aboriginal Student Bursary

Value: variable

Application Deadline:
November 18th

The application is accessible through the Fleming Portal.

  1. Log in to the myCampus Portal
  2. Select the "Student Resource" tab
  3. Under "Bursaries and Scholarships", you should see the link to the application

Financial Aid Office
Fleming College
Toronto, Ontario, M5A 1J2
T: 416-961-8663
F: 416-961-3995

Apply via the myCampus Portal

Four Directions Scholarship

Value: $1000

Application Deadline:
June 30th

This scholarship is intended for students graduating from an Ontario high school with 75% overall average. Applicants must show involvement in community and/or school extra-curricular activities, leadership qualities, dedication and good attendance.

One, $1000.00 scholarship is awarded each year to an Aboriginal student meeting the eligibility requirements.


Ontario Native Education Counselling Association
38 Reserve Rd. P.O. Box 220
Naughton, ON P0M 2M0

Apply Here

Gladys Watson Aboriginal Education Fund

Value: variable

Application Deadline:
October 1st

To be awarded to Aboriginal students, including Status, Non-Status, Métis and Inuit students, enrolled in graduate programs at the master's or doctoral level, and second-entry professional programs. All Aboriginal students in these programs are eligible to apply, full-time and part-time, with preference given to those students who demonstrate financial need.


First Nations House, Office of Aboriginal Student Services and Programs
563 Spadina Avenue, 3rd floor
T Toronto, ON M5S 1A1

Apply Here

Indspire: Building Brighter Futures Award

Value: variable

Application Deadline:
June 1st and November 1st of each year


Indspire Head Office
Box 5, Suite 100
50 Generations Drive
Six Nations of the Grand River
Ohsweken, Ontario, N0A 1M0

Rachel Hill, B.Ed
Post Secondary Education Coordinator
1.855.INDSPIRE (463.7747) x020
fax: 866.433.3159

Apply Here

John Wesley Beaver Memorial Awards

Value: $4000

Application Deadline:
May 15th

To be awarded to those in the field of Business and Administration, Engineering and Architecture, Environmental Studies. Two awards of $4000.00 each are awarded each year. Applicants must have minimum B average; demonstrate strong communication skills and involvement in extracurricular activities, including volunteer work; be legally eligible to work in Canada upon graduation; must submit a brief (500 words) overview of their interest in Native culture and heritage.


Ontario Power Generation
700 University Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 1X6
416-592-2555 or

Apply Here

Ken Dryden Scholarship

Value: $3000

Application Deadline:
March 5th


National Youth in Care Network
332-207 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 2N2

Apply Here

Contractor Quotes

Value: variable

Application Deadline:
June 30, 2017, or a winner will be picked when we receive 2,500 eligible submissions, whichever comes first.

The mission for this scholarship is to challenge the narrative on social media, and to help break the taboo of speaking about mental health.

Eligibility Requirements:

To participate applicants must:

  • Either be studying full-time in high school or college, have an acceptance letter into a full-time study, or have graduated within the last five years
  • Share their story about overcoming obstacles on Facebook, sharing it publicly for verification purposes, along with the hashtag #OvercomingObstaclesScholarship

Apply Here

Métis Student Bursary Program

Value: variable

Application Deadline:


Your local MNO Representative

Apply Here

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