The Minerva Foundation Award for Aboriginal Women

Aboriginal women

Amount: 2 awards of $2,500

Eligibility: To be eligible for the award, a recipient must • be an Aboriginal female BC resident • demonstrate financial need • demonstrate academic proficiency • demonstrate community engagement • be full-time enrolled in one of the programs at COTR • meet at least one of the following criteria: - a single mother advancing her education - a mature woman returning to the workforce after a long absence - a woman with a disability overcoming educational barriers.

Selection: Granted on academic proficiency and financial need in addition to one or more of the criteria listed above. We now also require some community engagement/volunteerism. Please provide a reference letter regarding this.

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