John J. Sark Memorial Scholarships

The scholarship program was established in the name of distinguished Mi'kmaq Islander John James Sark in September 2009. He earned a post-secondary education at St. Dunstan's University, and was the Island's first Mi'kmaq teacher.

What is the scholarship?

The program awards three $1,000 scholarships to Aboriginal students at the University of Prince Edward Island.  

Who qualifies for the scholarship?

Successful applicants will have demonstrated their contribution to their First Nations, Inuit or Métis community, a commitment to their field of study, and a strong academic performance.

How do I apply?

Download the application form and submit it to the UPEI Scholarships and Awards Committee. 

Contact Us

Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat Office
Telephone: (902) 368-6895


Published date: 
February 8, 2016
Executive Council

General Inquiries

Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat
2nd Floor
3 Brighton Road
Charlottetown, PE C1A 8T6

Phone: (902) 368-6895
Fax: (902) 569-7545