If you have funding barriers (immediate or long-term) and would like more information, please book an appointment with Jessie Letendre, engagement coordinator at First Peoples' House, at

If you have questions about Government Student Loans, Bursaries, Emergency Funding, or Money Management Education Sessions, please book an appointment with Lindsay Moores, Student Financial Support, at

Awards and Scholarships

First Peoples' House and Métis Education Foundation (MEF) Awards

Applications for FPH and MEF open August 15, 2019. The application deadline is October 15, 2019. Please visit BearTracks to apply.

These awards are opened annually to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students and are provided by many generous donors in the community.

Contact Jessie Letendre at for further award application inquiries.


AltaLink Indigenous Relations Scholarship

This scholarship program is designed to recognize leaders in the Indigenous community by offering scholarships to Indigenous students attending post-secondary institutions.

Two eligible students from each of Treaty 6, 7, 8 and the Métis community in Alberta will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.


Indigenous Careers Awards

Applications for the Indigenous Careers Awards are now open. Deadline to apply is Thursday, November 1, 2018.


U of A Scholarships and Awards

You may be eligible to apply for other U of A Scholarships and Awards depending on your faculty, year, and academic standing.



Saving Money on Food

WECAN Food Basket Society is a non-profit volunteer-run organization. For a small fee ($5/year or $2.50 for half year) you can join the Food Basket Society and have access to saving 25-50% on groceries.

Emergency Food Source

The Campus Food Bank is a confidential service that provides short term food relief to those on campus experiencing food insecurity.