Indigenous Language Revitalization Entrance Scholarship

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Indigenous Language Revitalization Entrance Scholarship

2024-08-15 00:00:00
Ministry of Advanced Education, Government of Saskatchewan
Number of Scholarships:
Field of Study:
Indigenous Language Revitalization


  • Applicants must be an Indigenous or non-Indigenous full-time student registered and attending the First Nations University of Canada.
  • Applicants must be accepted into the Indigenous Language Revitalization academic program.
  • Applicants must be a resident of Saskatchewan.


The United Nations General Assembly (Resolution A/RES/74/135) proclaimed the period between 2022 and 2032 as the International Decade of Indigenous Languages to draw global attention to the critical situation of many Indigenous languages and to mobilize stakeholders and resources for their preservation, revitalization and promotion. The importance of protecting and revitalizing Indigenous languages in Canada was reiterated during the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada’s Symposium on Indigenizing Education hosted in Saskatchewan in summer 2022.

Application Details

Applicants must submit a First Nations University of Canada General Scholarship Application package by the August 15 deadline which includes:

  • A completed application form.
  • An unofficial copy of current transcripts.
  • Applicants must submit a letter indicating the importance of language and language revitalization. Including, how the scholarship will assist with applicants’ goals to teach and revitalize the Indigenous language in their community.
  • Two letters of reference, one from an Elder, or language activist.
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