Ralph Akiwenzie Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is named after former Chief Ralph Akiwenzie who, as an educator and leader, dedicated his life to our community.

Ralph Akiwenzie Scholarship applications will be accepted up to March 31, 2024 at 4 PM EST.


  • You are a Band Member of Chippewas of Nawash
  • You have met the college and/or university entry requirements, and are applying to any Canadian college or university, and are working towards your diploma, undergraduate degree, Master's, PhD, or Native Language Course/Diploma.

Each scholarship covers up to $3,000 or 80% of the subsidy costs, whichever is less, and is renewable annually, based on reasonable progress toward the completion of an undergraduate degree or diploma. You MUST apply each year. If you were a successful candidate in the past you must submit your receipt(s) and a copy of your grades to be eligible to reapply for the scholarship.