Gordon Roque Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2001 in memory of Mr. Gordon Roque, for his contributions to the Wahnapitae First Nation community. The primary purpose of this scholarship is to financially assist individuals in fulfilling their aspirations. Scholarships will be awarded to individuals committed to the
advancement and improvement of the quality of life for Native peoples.


Two Gordon Roque scholarships, each worth $500 will be awarded to Aboriginal students enrolled in postsecondary
school programs.

Each scholarship is awarded for one year. For scholarship recipients to continue to receive an annual scholarship after the first year, they must re-apply annually.


Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a Wahnapitae First Nation member or the child of a Wahnapitae First Nation member;
  • Full time student at an approved Canadian Post Secondary institution;
  • A letter of reference from a current teacher, Elder or mentor;
  • Proof of academic record;
  • Complete applications must be submitted no later than July 31st

Amended October 7, 2002 – Addition of deadline

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