A Scholarship and Bursary Guide

Al Woodhouse Bursary

This bursary, valued at $3,000, was established by the Nunavut Arctic College with assistance from the Nunavut Research Institute and the Iqaluit Rotary Club.

The objective of the bursary is to assist students from Nunavut obtain education in the sciences, science education, technology, engineering or application of traditional knowledge in science which will then be applied to future work in Nunavut.


Deadline (may be subject to change) 


  • Selection will be based upon future aspirations of the applicant for a career within Nunavut, the applicant’s academic record and financial need.
  • Applicants must be entering post-secondary education. Priority will be given to applicants who will be attending northern institutions of learning, or colleges or universities in Canada.
  • Applicants must have been a resident of Nunavut for at least two years. (Nunavut is defined as the geographic area now encompassed by the new Territory.)
  • Applicants must show a demonstrated interest in preparation for a career in Nunavut. A recipient may apply for additional years of the award if a satisfactory record of academic achievement has been maintained. Approval for one year does not automatically constitute approval for the second year. Such applications will be considered at the same time as other applications.
  • Applicants on paid education leave are not eligible. The bursary need not be awarded every year if there is not a satisfactory applicant.