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Audreen Hourie Indigenous Governance Graduate Fellowship


The Audreen Hourie Indigenous Governance Graduate Fellowship will be awarded annually for University of Winnipeg Métis students pursuing a Master's Degree in Indigenous Governance or Master's in Development Practice. 

The funds for this award were established by an endowment from the Manitoba Métis Federation that was matched by the University of Winnipeg.

For more information or further assistance, please contact awards@uwinnipeg.ca.

  • Value +

    The Audreen Hourie Indigenous Governance Graduate Fellowship is valued at $5,000 (est.).

  • Eligibility +

    This fellowship was established by the Manitoba Metis Federation. Fellowships will be awarded annually for students pursuing a degree in the Masters of Indigenous Studies or the Masters of Development Practice. The Louis Riel Institute confirms if applicants are eligible (by verifying Métis ancestry or MMF membership) and the university chooses the recipients. Students are eligible to apply for this award every year they are at the university, but are only eligible to receive it once per academic year. Preference is given to full-time students.

  • Application Procedures +

    For students to be considered for this award, they apply for the Louis Riel Bursary as well as one of our Fall in-course bursaries. 

    The Louis Riel Bursary

    These awards are available to Métis students attending participating universities in Manitoba. The funds for this award come from the Manitoba Métis Federation and are matched by the university. For consideration, University of Winnipeg students are required to submit an online application for Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships and indicate they are Métis.

    Self-declared Métis bursary applicants that meet the qualifications (submit a completed application, demonstrate financial need, and meet GPA requirements) are sent an email with information and a deadline for applying to the Louis Riel Bursary.

  • Deadline +

    The Audreen Hourie Indigenous Governance Graduate Fellowship: Oct 1, 2020