Five Nunavik students receive Makivik scholarships


Four college-level students and one university student received the first Makivik Corporation scholarships at brief ceremony held earlier this month at CEGEP Marie-Victorin in Montreal.

At CEGEP, Marie-Victorin Nunavik students follow their courses in the French language.

The four CEGEP or college students receiving scholarships are:

• Alec Clunas from Kuujjuaq who in his second year, studying dministration.

• Saima Mark from Kuujjuaq who is in his second year, studying social sciences.

• Sailasie Saviadjuk from Salluit who is in his second year, studying social sciences.

• Caroline Tulugak from Puvirnituq in her second year, studying social sciences.

University student Tommy Moorhouse also received a Makivik scholarship. Moorhouse is in his third year at the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University.

The five students received scholarships ranging from $456 to $870 for studies completed from January to June 2001.

Full-time students can reapply each semester for scholarships. The scholarship amounts vary based on the number of courses full-time students take and their overall performance.

Students at technical schools can also apply for these scholarships.

Recipients must be beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement.

Application forms are available from Kativik School Board Student Services, all Makivik offices, and on the Makivik Corporation web site in PDF format at

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