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Kleanza’s Indigenous Language Revitalization Grant

  

Nothing makes us happier at Kleanza than giving back to the communities that we work in. Applicants are now invited to apply for Kleanza’s Indigenous Language Revitalization Grant. This scholarship is intended to celebrate the efforts and successes of indigenous people in various capacities of language revitalization, and will be awarded to an individual or group who has in some way contributed to the revitalization of indigenous languages. The award is valued at $1500. 


Some examples of language revitalization programs may include:

· Continuing documentation of indigenous languages

· Improving linguistic integrity through the analysis of grammar and phonology

· Teaching indigenous languages within indigenous communities

Use of the funds can be used at the discretion of the organization. Some examples include:

· Hardware (computers, voice recorders, writing materials, books, etc.)

· Software (development, or purchase of, software to aid in language revitalization)


Eligibility Requirements: 

· Applicants must already have established, or be in the process of establishing, a language program, with clear goals, mandates, outcomes, and outreach within associated communities in British Columbia


Application Process:

· Applicants must submit their application no later than June 1, 2019. The scholarship will be awarded by August 15, 2019.

· Applicants’ application package must include:

o Up to four page letter describing the research goals, history, mandate, and successes of the individuals involved, as well as the organization itself.

o A budget outlining how the funds would be used.

o A CV of the lead researcher/organizer.

· The award recipient will be decided upon by Kleanza’s Awards Committee


Deadline for the 2019 award application: June 1, 2019

Email application package to: jenny@keanza.com

Previous recipient, Chuutsqa Layla Rorick (in blue, right) accepting award with family.

Previous recipient, Chuutsqa Layla Rorick (in blue, right) accepting award with family.

Kleanza’s Scholarship Award for Students of Archaeology

  

The 2019 Kleanza Consulting Ltd. Scholarship Award for Students of Archaeology is intended to financially assist students studying archaeology, and will be awarded to an undergraduate student who has shown promise in the field of archaeology. The award is valued at $500.


Awards will be granted annually in the summer term to a student who is actively engaged in full-time, postsecondary studies in archaeology in the province of British Columbia. The purpose of this award is to provide educational support to a student who best demonstrates good academic standing, along with an appreciation of the current ethics, practice, and concerns associated with current archaeology in BC.


Eligibility Requirements:

· Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student (three or more course in an academic term). The award is limited to students who are enrolled in an archaeology program, or an anthropology program with an archaeology focus, or a First Nations studies program with an archaeology focus.

· The student must demonstrate full time enrollment in four terms within the previous two years.

· The student must demonstrate sensitivity to the complexities of archaeology in BC. The committee will consider such criteria as the student’s extra curricular activities, volunteer work, personal research, academic standing (GPA), and references.

· Previous award recipients are not eligible to apply again.


Application Process:

· Applicants must submit their application no later than June 1, 2019. The scholarship will be awarded by June 30, 2019.

· Applicants’ application package must include:

o A one to two page cover letter outlining their eligibility according to the terms noted above, and completed with their name, address, and contact information.

o Two references (at least one must be academic).

o A copy of their most recent transcript.

· The award recipient will be decided upon by Kleanza’s Awards Committee.


Deadline for the 2019 award application: June 1, 2019

Email application package to: jenny@keanza.com

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Kleanza's Scholarship Award for Indigenous Students attending North Island College

The 2019 Kleanza Consulting Ltd. Scholarship Award for Indigenous Students attending North Island College is intended to financially assist Indigenous students, and will be awarded to a student who has shown promise in their chosen field. The award is valued at $500.


Awards will be granted annually in the summer term to a student who is actively engaged in full-time, postsecondary studies at North Island College (any campus), BC. The purpose of this award is to provide financial and industry support to an Indigenous student, in order for them to reach their personal and education goals, as well as the goals of their community. 


Eligibility Requirements:

· Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student (three or more course in an academic term) in any credentialed program at North Island College (any campus). The award is limited to Indigenous students.

· Previous award recipients are not eligible to apply again.


Application Process:

· Applicants must submit their application no later than June 1, 2019. The scholarship will be awarded by June 30, 2019.

· Applicants’ application package must include:

o A one to two page cover letter outlining their eligibility according to the terms noted above, and completed with their name, address, and contact information.

o Two references (at least one must be academic).

o A copy of their most recent transcript.

· The award recipient will be decided upon by Kleanza’s Awards Committee.


Deadline for the 2019 award application: June 15, 2019

Email application package to: jenny@keanza.com

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