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The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) and the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) have collaborated to advance education, training and employment pportunities within the First Nation population in Saskatchewan. (See Media Release)

We are now pleased to open the application process to eligible SIIT students to apply for this special partnership scholarship.  This application will be accessible until April 30th (end of day), 2014 ONLY.  Please read the following criteria before completing the online application:

To be eligible for a scholarship award, the applicant must:

a)  Be First Nations;

b)  Reside in Saskatchewan

c)  Be 1st year student or a continuing student at SIIT;

d)  Applicants must apply on or before April 30, 2014, and award recipients will be made on or shortly after May 30th, 2014;

e)  The completed application must include:

    1. Completed SIGA scholarship application form (see below for hyperlink to form);
    2. Letter of acceptance (to be provided by SIIT);
    3. Most recent transcripts (to be provided by SIIT);
    4. Updated resume;
    5. Verification of First Nations status (to be provided by SIIT);
    6. Essay (including career goal/objectives and reason(s) why candidates should be selected (limit of 500 words).  Applicants are encouraged to provide examples of their participation within the community, volunteer activities and how they balance family, employment and education.

f)  All decisions of the Joint Review Committee are final;

g)  Applicants will be advised in writing of the outcome of their submission;

h)  The Scholarship recipient must be enrolled in a full-time program at SIIT (see list of eligible programs below);

i)  Payment shall be made by SIIT to the award recipient;

j)  Maintain full course load attendance and good academic standing:

    1. Full time studies – as per the definition of a full time student by SIIT
    2. Academic Standing – minimum GPA of 60%
    3. SIIT will provide SIGA with documentation of good academic standing

k)  The scholarship recipients will be required to submit a consent form so that SIIT could provide transcript and other documentation related to scholarship application and criteria to SIGA.

l)  It is the responsibility of the scholarship winner to provide SIGA with a recent photograph and biography to be used at SIGA’s discretion.  Scholarship funding will not be awarded until a photograph and biography is submitted or emailed.  Photograph may be used for media purposes.

Required Documents:

  • Resume

Eligible Programs:

  • Business  1 & 2 Year Programs
  • Information Technology – 1 & 2 year Programs
  • Process Operation Technician I & II

TO APPLY CLICK HERE

If you have questions about the scholarship program please call or email Candace Fiddler at:
306-477-9300, or  fiddlerc@siit.sk.ca

If you have technical difficulties with the online application form please call or email Bev Wright at:
306-477-7557, or bev.wright@siga.sk.ca