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External Awards

The external awards, bursaries, and scholarships, listed below, are available to students beyond the scholarships and bursaries Algoma University offers. They are provided and administered through external government, corporate, or community organizations.

Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm Renewable Energy Educational Bursary for Indigenous Students

The Gunn’s Hill Limited Partnership (“Gunn’s Hill LP”) is offering bursaries intended to promote the success of Ontario’s Indigenous students involved in post-secondary education and job training relating to the renewable energy industry. The Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm was commissioned in November 2016 and is owned by Prowind Inc., the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation, and the Oxford Community Energy Co-operative Inc. The Gunn’s Hill LP supports renewable energy development in rural communities in conjunction with community co-operatives and Indigenous communities. This type of renewable energy development creates local jobs, provides a boost to the local economy, establishes positive working relationships, and provides educational opportunities for the public, all while supporting community transitions to renewable energy generation. We are very proud of the accomplishments of the Gunn’s Hill LP as well as the partnerships created through this project and we hope to encourage the next generation of Indigenous 

The deadline for submission of applications is July 31, 2021.

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Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm Renewable Energy Educational Bursary for Members of the Six Nations of the Grand River

The Gunn’s Hill Limited Partnership (“Gunn’s Hill LP”) is offering bursaries intended to promote the success of Ontario’s Indigenous students involved in post-secondary education and job training relating to the renewable energy industry. The Gunn’s Hill Wind Farm was commissioned in November 2016 and is owned by Prowind Inc., the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation, and the Oxford Community Energy Co-operative Inc. The Gunn’s Hill LP supports renewable energy development in rural communities in conjunction with community co-operatives and Indigenous communities. This type of renewable energy development creates local jobs, provides a boost to the local economy, establishes positive working relationships, and provides educational opportunities for the public, all while supporting community transitions to renewable energy generation. We are very proud of the accomplishments of the Gunn’s Hill LP as well as the partnerships created through this project and we hope to encourage the next generation of Indigenous renewable energy professionals by contributing to education in this field. 

Applications must be submitted by July 31, 2021. 

Learn more here.

Apply here.