Athabasca student scholarships
Scholarships for Athabasca students are due in July each year

Athabasca Student Scholarships

October 3, 2020 in Giving Back
Explorer: Fall 2020

Ya’thi Néné Land and Resource Office has offered scholarships for Athabasca students since 2017. Applications are due on July 31 each year and to qualify, students must be enrolled as a full-time student and can be in any type of post-secondary program. $60,000 in scholarships was awarded in 2020 to 23 recipients, with Cameco/Orano, Ya’thi Néné, and Athabasca Basin Development providing contributions. Scholarship winners are announced in fall at “We are pleased to offer scholarships to post-secondary students from the Athabasca region,” says Garrett Schmidt, Executive

Director for Ya’thi Néné Land and Resource Office. “This is the fourth year for scholarships and we are excited to award scholarships to so many bright and deserving young students from the Athabasca region.”

Scholarship winners were determined by the Ya’thi Néné Scholarship Committee. Athabasca Basin Development is proud to support this initiative in the amount of $10,000 in 2020 and has been a sponsor for the past three years.