Yukon Foundation is honoured to offer SCHOLARSHIPS in memory or recognition of the following Yukon community members and organizations.  

 

Note to Applicants: Please use CMD-F or CTRL-F on your keyboard to search for awards that match your field & year of study, life experiences, and career goals. When you are completing the online application, you will be asked to select from a similar list.

 

ABORIGINAL SPORT LEGACY

For information regarding this fund, please contact the Yukon Aboriginal Sports Circle.

 

ADRIAN FISHER

A scholarship to assist Yukon post-secondary students who are studying education and/or the arts.  

 

AL OSTER

A fund established to encourage the continued preservation of historical Yukon legends in an audio/musical/video format. It offers a scholarship for a Yukon post-secondary music student who will pursue the recording of compositions that feature Yukon history or legends.  The applicant must be a three-year resident.  Application must include a statement about musician career aspirations. If there are no applicants for post-secondary studies, funding may be provided for a primary or secondary music student to purchase a musical instrument or to take private music instruction.

 

ALANO CLUB 

A scholarship for Yukon students studying social work, clinical research or counselling with a stated career goal of working or studying in a field related to addiction or the effects of addictions. One-year Yukon residency required. Preference will be given to students who abstain from alcohol and drug use, who are considered to be mature students, and who lack the financial resources to enter or complete their course of studies.

 

ALEC BERRY

A scholarship to assist mature students working on post-graduate studies in mining, geology, metallurgical sciences.

AMY DALKE ILES (Not available in 2021)

A scholarship for students studying:

  1. any of the apprenticeship trades OR 

  2. health care (nursing, medical technician, home care)

Applicants must be intending to return to Yukon to practice, are required to be enrolled in a program, and entering into their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of their chosen field of study.

 

ANNE & KONRAD DOMES

A scholarship for post-secondary students enrolled in architecture or drafting. Three-year Yukon residency required.

 

ARCHIE BRUCE

A scholarship for Yukon secondary school graduates who are studying:

  1. Engineering,  2nd year through to 5th year OR

  2. Yukon Government registered apprenticeship trades.

 

BEA & GEORGE McLEOD

A scholarship for students studying in the field of aviation, and for students obtaining a commercial pilot’s license or an aircraft maintenance engineer license. One-year Yukon residency required.

 

BEA FIRTH

A scholarship for a Yukon resident studying nursing or medicine.

 

BELLE & CURLY DESROSIERS

A fund established by bequest to provide a project grant or scholarship for physically challenged people.

 

BEN SHEARDOWN

A scholarship for a Yukon post-secondary student studying renewable resources or environmental studies. Applicants must be born and educated in Yukon. Rural students are encouraged to apply. Must demonstrate financial need and provide recommendation from school counsellor. 

 

BERT & KAREN HADVICK

A scholarship to provide financial assistance to Yukon residents who are pursuing post-secondary education in: 

  1. business management OR

  2. the trades 

Applicants should provide evidence that they are dedicated and hard working.

 

BETTY & CHARLES TAYLOR

A scholarship for a Yukon student studying medicine. 

 

BILL BOWIE

A scholarship for Yukon post-secondary residents pursuing studies in renewable resources. Priority for studies in forestry and/or forest management. One-year Yukon residency required. Preference will be given to Yukon high school graduates. 

 

BOREAL ALTERNATE ENERGY CENTRE

A scholarship for a deserving recipient interested in the study of alternate energy and who is attending a university or school of technology.

 

BRIAN CAMPION

A scholarship for a Yukon student studying law.

 

BRIAN MORRIS

A scholarship for Yukon graduates participating in post-secondary studies, in any field, to further their education in a certificate, diploma, under-graduate degree, or trades in-school training.  Three-year attendance at a Yukon secondary school and currently a Yukon resident.  Two letters of reference required.  

BRUCE & PAT HARVEY

Bursaries to provide support and enhance the development of Yukon children furthering their studies in music. The Rotary Club of Whitehorse seeks applications and holds auditions in April/May each year.

BUD McKAY 

A scholarship ($500) to assist Yukon residents engaged in an initial accredited trade programs, and further studies in any program associated with the trades.  This scholarship is supported through a short-term fixed fund.

CHUCK HALLIDAY

A scholarship for a Yukon resident pursuing post-secondary studies in business or economics.  Three-year Yukon residency required.

 

CLAUDIA-ANN LOWRY (Not available for 2021)

A fund established by family and friends to promote arts in Yukon through education and practice. Applicants for scholarships must be applying for a post-secondary art program OR applications for grants must be related to an art project in Yukon.

Note: In the event that there are no applicants, a scholarship can be awarded to a Yukon resident requiring assistance to attend an art program outside of Yukon.

 

COMISSION SCOLAIRE FRANCOPHONE DU YUKON (Not available in 2021)

Scholarships for students who are Yukon residents, graduating from a francophone school, and undertaking post-secondary studies in French. Applicants are required to submit a letter describing their francophone experience in Yukon.

 

DAWSON DISTRICT RENEWABLE RESOURCES COUNCIL

A scholarship for a post-secondary student who:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen

  • Must have lived in the traditional territory of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in for at least two years

  • Must be a undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student in a recognized certificate/diploma/degree program

  • Must be studying biology, ecology, environmental management, natural resource management, with preference going to students studying renewable resource management. 

  • Two letters of reference are required.

 

DEBRA DUNGEY

A scholarship for a female post-secondary student studying social work. One-year Yukon residency required. Demonstrated financial need.

 

DEREEN HILDEBRAND

A fund established by family and friends to provide a scholarship or a grant for:

  1. a student attending art school 

  2. a musician attending an arts festival in Canada

  3. the promotion of local arts skills enhancement OR

  4. studio time for musicians.

 

DONALD HOY

A scholarship for a youthful student studying music either in Yukon or outside of the territory. Applicant must be a youth and a resident of Yukon for five year and must demonstrate financial need.

 

DORREENE & HERB WAHL

An award for a scholarship for Yukon graduate students to continue their education in the fields of education or environmental studies. Or on occasion a project by a graduate student to increase the knowledge within the Yukon in education or environmental sciences. environmental sciences will include: climatology, meteorology, glaciology, permafrost, soils, vegetation, wildlife, and horticulture. OR From time to time, grant funding may considered for special projects to improve or update the knowledge in these fields as they pertain to Yukon.

 

DOUGLAS B. CRAIG

An award to provide financial support for students of environmental concerns, pursuing post-secondary training in the fields of environmental engineering, climate change or relevant studies. Student applicants must be attending a recognized university, college or trade school.  OR.  A grant to provide capital for an enterprise or project with a focus on sustainable energy, renewable local resource use, or northern agriculture.

 

DR. ANNE WILLIAMS

A scholarship for medical students specializing in family medicine.  Five-year continuous Yukon residency required. Demonstrated financial need. 

 

DR. BOB WINTONYK (Not available in 2021)

A scholarship for: a Yukon resident who has demonstrated financial need, has been accepted into a medical school, and plans to practice medicine in Yukon. Applicants should prepare a short statement showing demonstrated interest and academic excellence with an intent to attend medical school, as well as some experience in volunteer or community work. Include a resume, proof of attendance at or graduation from a Yukon high school, and university transcripts when applicable. 

 

DR. BRENT SLOBODIN

A $1,000 scholarship established in loving memory of Dr. Brent Slobodin, to foster study in the humanities and support an upper-year (second year and up) Yukon student with a demonstrated interest in, and intent to specialize, in one or more of the following Humanities subjects at a provincial university: History, Political Studies, Philosophy, Classics, English, Languages. Candidates for the Dr. Brent Slobodin Memorial Scholarship in the Humanities should prepare a short statement (no more than four pages, typed and double-spaced), showing demonstrated interest and academic excellence with an intent to specialize in one of the above subject areas, as well as some experience in volunteer or community work. Candidates should include their resume, and both high school and university transcripts. Two-year residency in the Yukon (including graduating year).

EARL THORNTON

A scholarship established for Yukon residents enrolled in the drywall craft or any of the accredited apprenticeship trades training programs.  Three year residency requirement. 

 

EDITH & VICTOR THOMAS

A scholarship for a Yukon student pursuing advanced musical studies.

 

EVELYN (Babe) RICHARDS

A scholarship for Yukon high school graduates pursuing post-secondary studies in child development. Preferably a Yukon high school graduate but if not then a resident for at least one-year.

 

FAY ANTHONY

A scholarship to help Yukon residents with expenses for post-secondary education in health sciences including health promotion, sports and fitness, medical technologies (radiology, x-ray technician, ultrasound technology), nursing, medicine, and physician training. Applicants must be Yukon residents and can be at any level of post-secondary education.  

 

FLO WHYARD-HOLLAND AMERICA LINE – WESTOURS

A scholarship for a woman studying journalism as a major and pursuing a career in journalism.

 

G.I. AND MARTHA CAMERON

A scholarship for a Yukon-born resident pursuing post-secondary training in nursing, or the humanity disciplines. Requirement: a letter to accompany the application setting out why the applicant has chosen their career path.

 

GARRY PHILLIPS

A scholarship for studies or training in:

  1. accredited apprenticeship technical trades OR

  2. home care nursing. 

Two-year residency is required.

 

GARY REYNOLDS

A scholarship for Yukon students in their 4th year or 5th year of studies at a post-secondary institute or by distance learning. Preference will go to students who are hard-working and have financial need.

 

GENERAL FUND

Scholarships for 4th & 5th year post-secondary students, or a master's degree or equivalent. The GENERAL FUND is made up of original funds which started the Foundation and a number of new, smaller funds.

  • ANN & STEVEN GEDROSE

  • CHECHAHKO CONSUMERS CO-OP LTD.

  • DIAMOND & JAMES QUONG MEMORIAL

  • DONALD FRIZZELL MEMORIAL

  • DOUGLAS JOHNSON MEMORIAL 

  • DR. ALLAN DUNCAN MEMORIAL

  • DR. SALLY MACDONALD

  • ERIK NIELSEN MEMORIAL

  • FIRTH FAMILY

  • FLO KITZ MEMORIAL

  • GRANT LIVINGSTON MEMORIAL

  • HELEN JANKO MEMORIAL

  • HENRY BESNER MEMORIAL

  • HERBIE BOUWMAN MEMORIAL

  • IVAN & DIANNA RAKETTI

  • JAEDYN AMANN MEMORIAL

  • JEFFERY YOUNG MEMORIAL

  • JIM DAVIE MEMORIAL

  • JOHN HOYT MEMORIAL

  • JOSHUA DAVID EBY MEMORIAL

  • MARJORIE ALMSTROM MEMORIAL

  • MEDICAL LABORATORY SCHOLARSHIP

  • NEDIEN HOGANSON MEMORIAL

  • NORMAN MATECHUK MEMORIAL

  • QUEENIE LEADER MEMORIAL

  • RED ROGERS MEMORIAL

  • ROBERT ARMSTRONG MEMORIAL

  • SENYK MEMORIAL

  • STEELE FAMILY MEMORIAL

  • VICTORIA BALDWIN MEMORIAL

  • WHITEHORSE SHOTOKAN KARATE CLUB

 

GEOFFREY BRADSHAW

A scholarship for a Canadian citizen enrolled in a Canadian university in the first or second year of a graduate Geology program and must be working on a thesis with a Yukon field component. An individual can be awarded the scholarship more than once.  Priority is given to applicants who have not previously received the scholarship. For information about how to apply for this award, visit this Government of Yukon webpage and contact the manager of Surficial Geology:

 

GLADYS BRUCE

An award for a scholarship to provide funds for a student going into post-secondary studies in biology related fields and/or geology. Students must have graduated from a Yukon high school. OR Grant applications to support biological and/or geological related projects will also be considered.

 

GORDON NEWMAN 

A scholarship to assist Yukon students in post-secondary education in the recreation field. One–year Yukon residency required.

 

HARRY JOHANNES

A scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in engineering sciences, with emphasis on geology. Must demonstrate financial need.

 

HELEN & ORVAL COUCH

A scholarship for a student who has been a resident in Yukon for at least two years and enrolled in one of the following: 

  1. heavy duty mechanics or any registered apprenticeship trade

  2. political studies

  3. child development

  4. agriculture OR

  5. nursing.

 

HERITAGE NORTH

An award established for Canadian post-secondary students who are conducting research or fieldwork in natural and cultural history, within the Yukon and Chilkoot Trail, with preference to studies that benefit national parks and national historic sites. Or to a student pursuing studies in natural or cultural history.

 

HERMAN PETERSON

A scholarship established for Yukon residents engaged in accredited apprentice trades training programs.

 

HOUGEN FAMILY FUND

An award for a scholarship and/or project grant for the scholarly study, preservation, and enhancement, of historical and cultural activities related to the life and progress of the Yukon.  May be used as a scholarship, support of museum, archive or archaeology project.  May be used to purchase, for public display, art works which reflect the history of the Yukon and the talent of its people.

 

J. J. VAN BIBBER

A scholarship for a Yukon First Nation student enrolled in post-secondary certificate, diploma, degree, or accredited trades programs. Submit a brief essay describing your educational goals and demonstrated financial need. Provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counsellor or principal which speaks to hard work, dedication and commitment to educational goals.  

 

J. L. PHELPS

A scholarship for post-secondary Yukon students studying:

  1. engineering, 

  2. business management OR 

  3. the sciences.

 

JAMES McLACHLAN

A scholarship for a 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year post-secondary student studying for a university degree in mining or geology.  Also eligible: post-graduate students studying mining engineering, geological engineering. 

 

JAMES W. MURDOCH

A scholarship for a Yukon resident studying music, drama, or the fine arts.

 

JOAN BILTON

A scholarship for a student who has graduated from Dawson City senior secondary school or Dawson City Campus of Yukon College and has been accepted at an accredited post-secondary institute. Student must demonstrate active involvement in volunteer work in their community. Academic achievement will be considered.

 

JOAN SHAXON

A scholarship to assist a Yukon student studying in the fields of: 

  1. fine arts 

  2. art history

  3. museum studies OR

  4. arts administration.

 

JOAN VEINOTT

A scholarship for a Yukon student studying at a college or university in the field of social sciences, particularly humanities.  

 

JOE GOODEILL

A scholarship to assist Yukon students enrolled in post-secondary education outside of the Yukon and who is studying medicine, specifically sports medicine. Applicants must have graduated from a Yukon high school.

 

JOHN & DORIS STENBRATEN

A fund established to support:

  1. a scholarship for veterinary studies 

  2. a scholarship for a Yukoner writing or publishing a work related to Yukon 

  3. a scholarship or project relating to mining in Yukon OR 

  4. a project relating to animal welfare in the Yukon.

 

JOHN BUNKER

A scholarship for a Yukon student to pursue post-secondary studies in the fields of:

  1. the trades

  2. health sciences OR 

  3. general sciences. 

Preferences for students who can demonstrate financial need. High academic grades are not a requirement.

 

JOHN ROWAN

A scholarship established by the Rowan family for post-secondary studies in:

  1. teacher training or

  2. registered apprenticeship trades training programs.

 

KENNETH R. JONES AVIATION LEGACY (not available in 2021)

A scholarship for a Yukon resident pursuing either aircraft restoration or aircraft maintenance engineering. Must demonstrate financial need and have resided in Yukon for minimum of 5 years.

 

KLONDIKE DEFENCE FORCE

A fund established in the 1966 to battle the take-over of Klondike history by other parts of Canada. A scholarship or grant for research about or studies in Yukon history.

 

KLONDIKE PLACER MINERS’ ASSOCIATION – INDIAN RIVER

A scholarship open to members of the KPMA and their immediate families. Requirements:

  • Yukon graduate enrolled in post-secondary studies

  • A letter of recommendation from any professional person aware of your career goals.

  • A brief essay on placer mining what it means and what it has done for you.

 

LES McLAUGHLIN

An award for a scholarship for a Yukon high-school graduate studying for a degree or certificate in journalism. Student must have good academic grades. OR This award can also be a project grant for research or studies in Yukon history.

MARIEL LACASSE

A scholarship for a Yukon graduate pursuing a certificate or degree in:

  1. child development

  2. physiotherapy OR

  3.  occupational therapy.

Two-year Yukon residency required.

 

MARILYN KING

A scholarship for a Yukon resident pursuing post-secondary studies in business (e.g. business management, accounting). Application must demonstrate financial need and good grades.  Five-year Yukon residency required.

 

MARK & HEINZ EICHHORN

A scholarship for a Mayo student studying:  

  1. renewable resources OR

  2. mechanics, including apprenticeship programs.

Students from Mayo have priority, but Yukon students can apply as well.

 

MARNIE & BILL DRURY

A scholarship for Yukon students attending an accredited art or music school.

 

MARVIN CRAWFORD

A scholarship for an established Yukon resident, who has exhibited mechanical abilities, to further his/her/their skills in refrigeration, air conditioning, or allied mechanical trades at a properly recognized educational institution or factory training facility sponsored by equipment manufacturers.

 

MATTHEW WATSON

A scholarship for Yukon post-secondary students studying scientific research or medicine. 

 

MATTHEW WEBSTER

A scholarship for a Yukon resident studying trades, design, or construction at a technical school or apprenticeship program.  Two-year Yukon residency required. Two letters of reference demonstrating creativity, diligence, and enthusiasm. 

 

MAUREEN & GILLES FONTAINE

An award for a scholarship for physically challenged persons pursuing post-secondary studies, or a project grant to provide special equipment for handicapped persons.

 

MAYO HISTORICAL SOCIETY

An award to provide a scholarship or a grant to support research projects designed to contribute to the ongoing acquisition of knowledge about the Mayo District. Seed money for this fund originated from the Mayo Historical Society's book, Gold & Galena.

 

MELISSA DAWN ATKINSON

A scholarship ($2,000) established for a Yukon First Nation student who is pursuing a law degree and enrolled in 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year studies. 

 

NESTA LEDUC

A scholarship established to assist Yukon post-graduate students (5th year education, master's degree or PhD) pursuing training or studies in:

  1. environmental sciences OR

  2. health related studies.

 

NORTHERN CANADIANS

A scholarship ($244.08) for post-secondary students. Applicants are to submit a 500 word essay on how their education will make a contribution to the well-being of Northern Canadians YT/NU/NT etc. Must be a resident of Yukon. This scholarship is supported through a short-term fixed fund.

 

NORTHERN WRITERS CIRCLE

A fund established to promote Yukon writers of any genre who are previously published. Five-year Yukon residency required. 

 

OLE & MARY LUNDE

A scholarship for Yukon post-secondary students enrolled in: full-time studies in the fields of medical technologies, health sciences or medical studies (medicine or nursing). Two-year Yukon residency required.

 

PAT & DONALD MERRILL

A scholarship for a Yukon school graduate pursuing post-secondary studies in:

  1. trades training OR 

  2. Yukon environment's natural resources. 

Demonstrated financial need. Three years residency required.

 

PATNODE FAMILY

A scholarship for a post-secondary student specializing in:

  1. art-related studies OR

  2. mining or geology or gemology. 

One-year Yukon residency required.   

 

PATRICIA KOHLER

A scholarship for a young person to receive extra training in dance. Three-years Yukon residency and a letter of reference from your dance teacher is required. 

 

PAULA JOAN RIEHL

A bursary to assist F.H. Collins Grade 11 and Grade 12 students participating in secondary school international travel. Must demonstrate financial need. The student must be a good citizen who is respected by her/his peers, teachers, and other members of the community. Must have a letter of support from the educator responsible for the travel program.

 

PETER LUCAS

A scholarship for post-secondary or post-graduate Yukon students pursuing studies in Renewable Resources. Must be a Canadian Citizen living in the Na’cho Nyak Dun/Northern Tutchone district.  Two-year residency required unless applicant has been living outside of the territory for educational purposes. 

 

PORTER CREEK CITIZENS' ASSOCIATION

A scholarship to assist graduates of Porter Creek Secondary School who are entering a university or vocational/technical/trade school and have been a resident of Porter Creek for a minimum of two years at the time they complete their last year of high school. Proof of residency must be submitted in the form of a letter from the School Principal. Candidates will be evaluated on the following attributes:

  • Good Citizenship: Participation in school and community affairs.

  • Good Character: Interpersonal relationships, attitudes to fellow students and teachers and personal traits.

  • Conduct: Punctuality/attendance/behaviour/ work habits/attitude.  

Two letters of reference required.

RENDEZVOUS ROTARY CLUB - PRESIDENT'S AWARD

A scholarship ($1,000) to support the vocational development of Yukon students, in particular a student pursuing a career in a health-related field. Applicants should submit a statement about: how their values reflect those of Rotary; their communications skills and volunteerism. Requirements:

  • statement about applicant's communication skills, volunteerism, and how their values reflect Rotary values

  • Yukon graduate

  • minimum 2-year health related program

  • two letters of reference

 

RICK & MAUREEN NIELSEN ACTION CANADA Northern Youth Research Award

An award for a community-based research project activity, or component of a research project, which demonstrates research and leadership skills. Research to be focused on climate change impacts and adaptation of the health and well-being of Northern communities. Research can be based upon natural, traditional, or social science topics.

 

RITA & FRANK MOONEY (not available in 2021)

A scholarship for a Yukon student pursuing studies in nutrition, consumer studies, teaching or engineering. Preference given to 1st year Catholic students or any Yukon student attending St. Francis Xavier University. Successful recipients may re-apply but preference to new applicants. Preference given to those with demonstrated volunteer community service. Students must demonstrate financial need and have good grades. 

 

ROBERT & JEAN CAMPBELL

An award for a scholarship for Yukon students, with a preference for students who have resided in Atlin, BC. Applicants must be studying in the field of business management or administration. OR Alternately, the funds can be used as a grant for educational projects, in Yukon or Atlin, designed to advance the business skills of participants. The applicant must have one-year Yukon or Atlin residency and must be registered in a recognized post-secondary institute of learning. 

 

ROBERT WILSON

A scholarship established to provide financial support for a Yukon student who is enrolled full-time in a trade or technical program or school.

 

ROD TAIT MEMORIAL

A fund established by family and friends for: a scholarship for a post-secondary student pursuing studies in agriculture or for an individual who is pursuing skills that support agriculture. OR. A grant to support a Yukon project involving agriculture.

 

ROY MINTER

An award to be granted to worthy applicants for the scholarly research and authorship of Yukon history or for the acquisition and preservation of Yukon related historical documents and artifacts.

 

RUTH & GORDON McINTYRE

A scholarship for Yukon graduates pursuing a degree in the field of education.

 

RYAN DOWNING

An award for a scholarship to support individual applicants who are actively participating in competitive cross-country skiing or competitive swimming and are intending to pursue training and competitive opportunities over the coming year.  OR.  A grant to develop or promote competitive cross-country skiing or competitive swimming.  Applications can be, but are not limited to, facility improvement, training opportunities, competition opportunities, equipment, officials training, coaching opportunities. 

 

SCHMIDT FAMILY

A scholarship for women studying law or social services. Demonstrated financial need and good grades required. Five-year Yukon residency required. Established by Ballarat Mines and the family in memory of Marion & Harold Schmidt and their son Craig Anthony.

 

SHIRLEY WILLIAMS

A scholarship for a Yukon resident who is pursuing post-secondary training in the field of education. A high school or university transcript is required, whichever is most recent. Applicants are also asked to submit information about their community activities. 

 

SMYTH FAMILY

A scholarship for a veteran or a Yukoner who has been a cadet.  Proof required. One-year Yukon residency required. 

 

STUART/SIM NORTHERN EDUCATION

A scholarship for studies in any area which would be of benefit to the development of northern communities, including but not limited to: 

  • the areas of justice

  • the environment

  • alternate dispute resolution

  • aboriginal law. 

This fund was established to honour the the spirit and work of Judge Barry Stuart and Bill Sim.

 

SUSAN THOMPSON/FISH4KENYA

A scholarship ($1000) to support students who are furthering their education in any field of social justice, and to encourage study in social justice and international development.  Submit a short essay describing your educational goals and how these contribute to social justice. 

 

TAMARA GUTTMAN MEMORIAL

Two scholarships related to post-secondary studies in: 1. Dance 2. Social Sciences or Trades.  Examples of studies in the social sciences include but are not limited to psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, education, history, social work and criminology. Applicants must demonstrate 5-year Yukon residency and financial need. 

 

TANNER FAMILY FUND

A fund established by family and friends for a scholarship and/or a grant. A scholarship for students pursuing environmental studies. Five-year residency is required.  OR.  A grant to fund a project for the protection of the natural environment of Yukon. Work to be done in the territory.

 

TED & NICKY HARRISON

A fund established to support the Ted Harrison Artist Retreat Society. Alternately, to support Yukon Artists. 

 

THOMAS J. BLACK

A scholarship to support a Porter Creek Secondary School graduate enrolled in post-secondary environmental studies.

TIMOTHY BIERLMEIER (not available in 2021)

A scholarship to assist Yukon post-secondary and post-graduate students in electrical engineering, electrical technology or any electrical-enhanced studies and who are attending or planning to attend a post-secondary institution and /or continue studies by distance learning. Apprenticeship graduates may apply to this fund if their studies are a continuation of their apprenticeship and who wish to enhance their careers by furthering their education. 

TONY DE LA MARE

A scholarship for studies in the health sciences fields. The intention of the fund is to provide support for students who are seeking training for future work in order to turn their lives around. Three year residency is required and an intention to return to Yukon.  

VANCOUVER YUKONERS LEGACY

A scholarship to provide financial support for a post-secondary Yukon student who has been accepted into an accredited trades training program. Five-year Yukon residency required.

 

VARSITY ATHLETIC

A scholarship ($1800) developed to support Yukon graduates who are pursuing post-secondary studies and pursuing Varsity-level sports. Applicants must have graduated from a Yukon high school. The student must be competing in a varsity level sports program.  Preference will be given to students competing in CCAA or CIS leagues. Participation in any sport is acceptable. 

 

VERSLUCE BROTHERS

A fund established by bequest to benefit senior citizens, particularly the Golden Age Society of Whitehorse.

 

VILLAGE OF MAYO HERITAGE FUND

A scholarship for Mayo-area (Mayo, Stewart Crossing, Elsa, Keno) student pursuing post-secondary studies (college, university or trade school).  Applicants to provide a short essay on how their education plans will benefit the community and Yukon as a whole.

 

WHITEHORSE BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB BURSARY

A scholarship awarded to a woman furthering her education at any recognized educational institution.  Demonstrated financial need. Two-year Yukon residency required.

 

WHITEHORSE COPPER MINES

A scholarship for a graduate of a Yukon high school who is studying in a discipline related to mining. Applicants must be entering into their second year of studies, at a minimum.

 

WHITEHORSE GLACIER BEARS SWIM CLUB

A scholarship to assist current or past club members with post-secondary education at a recognized university, college or trade school. Must have been a member of Glacier Bears for three consecutive seasons. 

 

WHITEHORSE LIONS CLUB BURSARY

A bursary ($1,000) to assist a Grade 12 Yukon graduate attending post-secondary education. 

 

WHITEHORSE LIONS CLUB JOHN FLESHER FLYING SCHOLARSHIP

A scholarship ($1,000) for a youth (under 21 years old) to assist with flight or ground school. 

 

WHITEHORSE LIONS CLUB LLOYD RYDER SCHOLARSHIP

A scholarship ($1,000) to assist Yukon residents engaged in accredited apprentice trades training programs. 

 

Y.W.C.A. of YUKON

A scholarship for a woman, 25 years of age or over, requiring financial assistance to further their education. Five-year Yukon residency required. Demonstrated financial need.

 

YUKON ANNIVERSARIES COMMISSION

A scholarship to fund Yukon students pursuing tourism-related studies: e.g., tourism management, administration, marketing, hospitality, mountain rescue, ski patrol, avalanche control, search/rescue, camp expediters. One-year continuous Yukon residency required. Applicants must submit an essay how about how this award will provide future benefits to and/or support for Yukon tourism industry.

 

YUKON INDIAN HERITAGE

A fund established by donation from the original Yukon Indian Craft Shop for the education of Indian (First Nation) children and to preserve the cultural heritage of Yukon Indian (First Nation) people.

 

YUKON LEGACY FUND

Awards made possible from funds donated to the Yukon Foundation by the generosity of the Government of Yukon for: scholarships for Yukon students in any program of study or grants to assist groups with Yukon projects.

 

YUKON ORDER OF PIONEERS

Three scholarships (each for $1,000) for Yukon residents are awarded through this fund each year. Applicants must be graduates of a Yukon secondary school and are pursuing post-graduate work (master’s degree or PhD) at a recognized Canadian University. Applications must include the following:

  • a letter of admission indicating the university and the post-graduate program

  • a current transcript

  • a resume indicating the Yukon school from which you graduated and relevant educational and work experience, and your career objectives. 

These scholarships are supported through a short-term fixed fund.

 

YUKON OUTDOORS CLUB

An award for a scholarship for a Yukon student in a recognized post-secondary course of study in the field of wildlife management, studies that qualifies a student to work in a national/territorial park or an historic preserve. OR. A grant for a non-government historical research project or a project related directly to the Chilkoot Trail or project related to the development of the Yukon portion of the Canada Trail.  

 

YUKON SENATOR’S ASSISTANCE

An award to assist Yukon senior secondary students to attend one of the following events:

  1. The Ottawa Forum for Young Canadians

  2. Encounters with Canada

  3. Kids on Ice

A letter of recommendation from a leader in your community is required.

 

YUKON UNIVERSITY ENDOWMENT

A number of awards were established by the Yukon University Board of Governors and Yukon Foundation to support Yukon University students. For more information, visit the Yukon U website.