The Kommotakwa Shepherd Scholarship is designed to benefit an Indigenous student who is pursuing a pathway of undergraduate education in the Faculty of Arts. The award was contributed by Dr. Christine Elsey who was an Associate Professor at UFV from 1995-2021, to honor her ancestor Kommotakwa Shepherd of the St’át’imc Nation. Kommotakwa Shepherd lived from 1845-1921 in St’át’imc territory and in Secwepmec territory at Soda Creek. Being the mother of a large family, she is both remembered and highly respected by her many descendants and relatives.
AVAILABLE TO: Indigenous students enrolled in UFV's Faculty of Arts. First preference to be given out to a St'at'imc student. Must be Canadian citizen.
HOW TO APPLY: Application form for this scholarship is available on-line at MyUFV. Log into MyUFV, click on Student Information, then the tab for Financial Aid.
DEADLINE: May 10