Jose Amaujaq Kusugak dedicated his life to Nunavut and the advancement of Inuit rights. His passion and dedication to education and the promotion and preservation of Inuit language enabled Inuit to make many strides.

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) is ensuring Jose’s ability to inspire Inuit continues through post-secondary education by awarding two annual $5,000 scholarships to students pursuing post-secondary academic studies in the fields of education, Inuit language, or the advancement of Inuit rights.

The application period for the Jose Amaujaq Kusugak Memorial Scholarship is from April 1, 2014 until July 9, 2014.