Student Bursary Fund

Waubetek is committed to “Investing in the Aboriginal Business Spirit”. In keeping with our vision, Waubetek presents educational bursaries of  $500.00 each to applicants who fulfill the following required criteria.


* Must be a registered member of one of the 27 partnering First Nations communities in the Waubetek service area (a copy of First Nation status card is required as proof)
* Must provide a letter of support from Aboriginal 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 minimum 300 word Essay
* Must provide a completed application form
* Must submit a head shot photo of yourself 

 Three ways to submit your application and supporting documents. 

1)  Mail or Courier

Waubetek Business Development Corporation
c/o Youth Committee
6 Rainbow Valley Road, P.O. Box 209
Birch Island, ON P0P 1A0

2) Email:

3) Fax: (705) 285-4584

Contact Waubetek Business Development Corporation at 705-285-4275


Congratulations to the 2019 Waubetek Student Bursary recipients: Quinn Meawasige, Bryanna Jackson-Ominika, Ruby Panamick, Zonya Jacobs, Conrad Naponse, and Michael Cimino .  From the Waubetek Board and staff, we wish you all continued success in completing your post-secondary education.