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Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Accepting Applications for Kakiniit Grants Program

Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. is now accepting applications for the 2011 Kakiniit Grants program. The program was launched by NTI and the Government of Nunavut in 2007 to encourage and assist students with their cultural and academic education.

The 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, 2011, during the celebrations in Iqaluit.

Applicants are asked to submit their applications online at not later than Friday, May 27, 2011 by 5 p.m. ET.