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Métis Nation of Greater Victoria is recognized by The Métis Nation of British Columbia as the local for the Capital Regional District. This local covers the Gulf Islands, West Shore Communities and Port Renfrew to the Saanich Penninsula.

The purpose of Métis Nation of Greater Victoria is to do all things necessary to represent the interests of the Métis people in the territory of Métis Nation of Greater Victoria, including but not limited to:

• Re-establishing and strengthening family and community ties

• Working toward the elimination of barriers to freedom of travel and commerce

• Providing a forum for an expression of Métis consciousness in the territory

• Promoting public and governmental awareness of the goals and aspirations of the Métis people


NEWS:  Education Financial Award Opportunities

Apply for one of the many student financial awards offered by Indspire’s Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries and Scholarship Awards program.


Spring 2014 Deadlines

*applications must be postmarked on or before the deadline date*

Bursary or Scholarship Award Name Deadline
Oil and Gas Trades & Technology April 30
Fine Arts Undergraduate and Graduate Programs May 1
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centers (OFIFC) May 1
Legal Studies for Aboriginal People Pre-Law Bursary (LSAP) May 15
Health Careers June 1
Post-Secondary Education June 1
Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth (FAAY) – June 1

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

For details about each scholarship or bursary and to submit your application, please visit:


Make sure you read the Resources section where you’ll find frequently asked questions that include detailed information about the application process.  They are happy to answer your questions! Contact at or 1.855.INDSPIRE (463.7747) x223.



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