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VERNA J. KIRKNESS EDUCATION FOUNDATION

"Increasing the number of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students graduating from science and engineering programs in Canada.”

 

The Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation was founded in 2009 and is a Canadian registered charity. The goal of the Foundation is to:

Increase the number of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students graduating from science and engineering programs in Canada.”

Applications for the 2014 program are closed.

Applications for 2015 will be received from September 15th to November 30th, 2014.

Please see: http://www.vernajkirkness.org/

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