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Application Period for Jose Amaujaq Kusugak Scholarship Now Open

(April 12, 2021 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk today announced that the application period for the Jose Amaujaq Kusugak Scholarship is now open.

The application period will run from April 12 to July 9, 2021. Applicants must write a 500-word essay that describes in detail how the applicant will use their education to promote Inuit rights, identity, language, and culture.

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

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

Full scholarship criteria and application forms are available on the NTI website here: Jose Amaujaq Kusugak Scholarship Program – Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.


For further information:

Malaya Mikijuk

Director of Communications Trainee

Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated

Tel: (867) 975-4900/Toll-free: 1-888-646-0006

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Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated