Nelson Civil Leadership and Indigenous Student Scholarship


Award amount: $10,000

Awarding students who have demonstrated academic success, personal strength, and determination in their commitment to civic engagement and leadership.



Award amount: $10,000

Awarding First Nation, Métis and Inuit student leaders who have demonstrated academic success, personal strength, and a commitment to preserving Indigenous languages and culture.


Nelson Education’s mission is to enable the success of Canadian students. We recognize students who are committed to continued civic engagement and leadership. If you are one of these leaders, you have an opportunity to receive one of three $5000 scholarships!

All Applicants

  • Completed online application form
  • 500–750 word essay detailing your civic leadership activities
  • Minimum 75% average in final year of high school
  • A reference letter from a high school teacher


  • High school transcripts
  • An additional reference letter from someone in your community
  • Letter of acceptance to a Canadian post-secondary program of study

Scholarship Recipients

  • Proof of tuition payment (first installment)

Value:  3 x $5000


Deadline:  June 30 (always check online)