(May 5, 2010 — Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. is now accepting applications for the 2010 Kakiniit Grants. This program was launched by NTI and the Government of Nunavut in 2007 to encourage and assist students with their cultural and academic education.
The grants program awards $1,000 to five students seeking to improve their cultural or traditional skills and $1,000 to five students enrolled in academic training at a post-secondary institution. Only Beneficiaries of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement are eligible for the scholarship programs.
The names of successful recipients will be announced on Nunavut Day, July 9, 2010, during the celebrations in Iqaluit.
Applicants are asked to submit their applications online at ww.tunngavik.com. Completed applications are due Friday, May 28, 2009 by 5 p.m. ET.