Written by Cory Pelia
Local Press Initiative reporter
WINGHAM advanced times
NEYAASHIINIGMIING – Founder and CEO of eSupply Canada, Stephen Vanlowfield awarded a $25,000 scholarship to the Chippewas of Nawash on December 16.
The money will be distributed over the next ten years. Each year, one Neyaashiinigmiing student will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship towards their education.
Eligible Nawash students can apply for the scholarship if they are enrolled in one of the following post-secondary programmes: business, economics, law, or the professions.
The application deadline is January 7, 2022, and is open to Chippewas members of the Nawash Unceded First Nation who have been accepted into a college or undergraduate program in the above courses.
eSupply Canada has created the Future Leaders Scholarship. The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Board of Education will accept applications, review applications, and make recommendations to the eSupply Future Leaders Scholarship Selection Committee for final decision and award of the scholarship.
According to their website, eSupply Canada Ltd. is an online retailer of office, hygiene and industrial supplies serving Indigenous communities, businesses, industries and governments.
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