The Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Program:
One Yellowknife business student will be awarded $1500.00 to help directly with tuition fees.
The Yellowknife Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization that serves the Yellowknife business community. Our mission is to be a leader in the improvement and development of a strong Yellowknife business community with a diversified economy and sustainable growth. We are committed to growing a healthy and vibrant business community through advocacy, education and networking.
We encourage you to apply for this scholarship if:
1. You are a Canadian citizen, having resided in Yellowknife for the past 12 consecutive months (living out of territory while attending school, but returning for the summer, qualifies)
2. You have graduated from high school, with a Grade 12 diploma
3. You have been accepted into or are currently attending a recognized post-secondary institution, on a full time basis with a full course load, in an accredited business program
4. You plan to return to work in the NWT after your studies are complete
Please submit the following documentation with your scholarship application form. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
o A cover letter identifying the business program in which you are enrolled, your personal and career goals and your desire to return to the NWT to work
o Your resume
o Proof of residency – include a copy of your Driver’s License and Health Care Card
o Two letters of reference from non-family members
o Proof of enrollment from your academic institution
o A signed copy of the application on the next page
Applications must be submitted before 4:00pm on Thursday August 10, 2017 to:
Admin@YKChamber.com or faxed to: 867-920-4640.