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NEBS Scholarship

The NEBS Blake Lyons Good Citizen Scholarship

Description and Purpose: The Good Citizen Scholarship is made possible by the Northern Employee Benefits Services’ Board of Directors on an annual basis. These scholarships will be awarded to 2 students, one from Nunavut and one from the NWT, that have shown an extraordinary commitment to community service, volunteerism and leadership. 

Specifications of Scholarship:  There will be two $1000.00 awards, one which will be awarded to a Nunavut applicant, and the other to an NWT applicant.

Qualifications: Each applicant must be a full-time student at a post-secondary institution who has demonstrated strong commitment to community service and volunteer activities in their community.  Applicants must be a full-time resident of the NWT or Nunavut. 

Applications:  Students applying for the scholarship must submit their application by February 2, 2024, and include the following supporting documents:

  1. Proof of registration and attendance at school
  2. Proof of residency
  3. A personal essay outlining what they have done to make their community a better place
  4. Two letters of reference

To apply or for any questions please contact Shawn Maley, Chief Executive Officer of NEBS, at or (867) 873-4965.