Jordan’s Principle Scholarship

Nomination closing date

2020-03-27 15:00

Named in loving memory of Jordan River Anderson, the Jordan's Principle Scholarship will be awarded to First Nations students studying children's health or children with disabilities. Learn more about Jordan and the importance of Jordan's Principle here.

Three scholarships ($5000, $2500 x 2) will be awarded by the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada to First Nations students (returning in Fall 2020) studying at a Canadian post-secondary institution who demonstrate commitment to Indigenous children's health and community service as well as academic commitment and achievement. 

To apply for a Jordan's Principle Scholarship, you will need to provide:

  1. Complete application form.
  2. A detailed cover letter outlining how the applicant meets the eligibility criteria and how their knowledge and experience prepares them for a career in children’s health or children’s disability citing relationships with Jordan’s Principle when appropriate.
  3. Confirmation of First Nations identity (letter from a First Nation acknowledging applicant’s membership or copy of status card).
  4. Two letters of recommendation that speak directly and specifically as to how the applicant meets the eligibility criteria.
  5. Copy of official university/high school transcript for most recently completed year of education (transcript must cover a minimum of two semesters).
  6. Confirmation of registration in a program directly relevant to children’s health and children’s disability at a Canadian university (i.e.: official enrollment letter).

Financial need will be considered.

While we are grateful for all applications, we will only be contacting the successful applicants.

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Send a completed nomination package to:

Jordan's Principle Scholarship
c/o First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada
Suite 401, 309 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 0G5

Applicants must submit the complete application package by 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on March 27, 2020.