(August 27, 2018 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) President Aluki Kotierk today announced the recipients of the Jose Amaujaq Kusugak Scholarship for 2018. Vayda Kaviok of Arviat and Caroline Angalik also from Arviat will both receive $5000 towards their studies. Kaviok is taking Pre-Nursing at the Nunavut Arctic College and Angalik is starting her third year in the Nunavut Teachers Education Program (NTEP).
“Congratulations Vayda and Caroline on being selected as the recipients of the Jose Amaujaq Kusugak Scholarship. I am proud to see students pursuing their studies with a passion to keep Inuktut alive within our education and health care systems in Nunavut” said Kotierk.
The next deadline for applications for the Jose Amaujaq Kusugak Scholarship is July 9th, 2019. Application packages will be available on NTI’s website. Inuit students who are enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement and pursuing post-secondary studies are eligible for the scholarship.
For further information:
A/Director of Communications
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated
Tel: (867) 975-4941 Toll-free: 1-888-646-0006