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Indigenous Student MLIS Education Bursary

The Indigenous Student MLIS Education Bursary was established to promote the continued growth of professional librarianship and to provide financial support to an Indigenous student pursuing studies in the field. The value of this bursary is $5,000. The application deadline is Oct. 31, 2023.

Mailing Address(Required)
Legal documentation stating identification as an Indigenous person and/or a letter from a recognized member or leader of your Indigenous community that attests to your identity and specifies your engagement with your community.
Max. file size: 32 MB.

Academic Information

Employment Experience

Your cover letter should outline your interest in librarianship, which may include examples of your interest/commitment to Saskatchewan, your career goals and objectives, and your community involvement.
Max. file size: 32 MB.
Max. file size: 32 MB.


Your application must be accompanied by two letters of reference: one from a professional/employment reference and one from an academic reference. Letters of reference must be sent directly from the person giving the reference to the SLA office by emailing them to Tina KIeisinger at Please provide the name, phone number, and email address for each of your professional and academic references in the space provided below.
Professional/Employment Reference - Name(Required)
Academic Reference - Name(Required)
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