Indigenous Shining Student Award

Jan. 05, 2017

Nominations are now open for the fourth annual Indigenous Shining Student Award, presented by the Education Partners Task Force and sponsored by Alberta Education.

The Indigenous Shining Student Award is an annual recognition awarded to a First Nations, M├ętis or Inuit student who demonstrates leadership and inspires others through embracing and respecting an aboriginal perspective or world view in an aboriginal perspective.

The successful candidate will receive sponsorship to attend a youth conference on leadership and change. The recipient will also be recognized in their home community or school at a locally arranged event.

Students can be nominated by other students, teachers, school staff, trustees, superintendents or principals.

Please refer to the brochure for further information and the nomination form. The deadline for submission of nominations is 4:30 p.m. on February 28, 2017.