Indigenous Youth Skills Award

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Indigenous Youth Skills Award

Indigenous Youth Skills Award

Are you a student from the Indigenous communities participating in an activity related to science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)?

If so, you may be a candidate for the Indigenous Youth Award. This SCWIST award is for students looking to explore STEM fields by, for example, developing a project or starting a science or math club at their school. The STEM-related activity will show creativity and inspire others in the Indigenous communities to explore STEM fields.

When submitting your application, please specify what amount of funding you are applying for: $250, $500 or $1000.

Application Requirements

  • You identify as a girl or woman. Please note that we use the terms women and girls with a broad meaning that includes people who identify themselves as women, girls, trans, gender queer, non-binary, Two Spirit, and gender questioning.
  • Aged 16-21 as of application due date.
  • Agree to provide a summary of experience
  • Agree to provide photo(s) of yourself.

For more information about applying to or supporting the SCWIST Youth Leadership Program please contact us at

We thank DRAX for funding this program.

Indigenous Youth Skills Award


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