Current Initiative

Jose Amaujaq Kusugak Scholarship Program

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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 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 period for applications is April 9, 2021 to July 9, 2021.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they will use and incorporate Jose’s accomplishments and the advancement of Inuit rights into their education and studies.