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2018 Student Bursary Recipient:

February 23, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Waubetek Student Bursary recipients:  Martha Wabegijig, Quinn Meawasige, Andrew (Andy) Manitowabi, Zonya Jacobs, and Ruby Panamick.  From the Waubetek Board and staff, we wish you all continued success in completing your post-secondary education.

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Annual Golf Charity Classic:

 

Waubetek's 17th Annual Golf Charity Classic

On Friday, August 17, 2018, the Waubetek Business Development Corporation will once again host the Waubetek Charity Golf Classic at the Rainbow Ridge Golf Course on beautiful Manitoulin Island!  Proceeds from the golf tournament will be donated to the 2019 Waubetek Student Bursary Fund which supports Aboriginal post-secondary students in business related studies.  With the help of our sponsors over the past years, this event has been able to assist 74 Aboriginal post-seondary students through $37,000.00 in bursaries.waubetek-golf-save-the-dateClick here for the online fillable form

Student Bursary 2018:

 

Waubetek is committed to "Investing in the Aboriginal Business Spirit".  In keeping with our vision, Waubetek presents educational bursaries of $500 each to applicants who fulfill the following required criteria.

  • Must be a registered band member of one of the 27 partnering First Nation communities in the Waubetek service area (a copy of First Nation status card is required as proof)
  • Letter of support from an Aboriginally owned business or a Professor/Instructor
  • Proof of enrollment in a full-time Business, Accounting, or Economic degree or diploma program (copy of most recent transcript required)
  • Must provide a mininum 300 word essay
  • Must provide a completed application form
  • Must submit a head shot photo of yourself