August 31, 2023
UBC Faculty of Education is delighted to offer the new annual MET Award for Indigenous Students
In support of the UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan and the goals outlined the Final Report of the Dean’s Task Force on Race, Indigeneity, and Social Justice, the MET Award for Indigenous Students creates pathways for Indigenous students to earn graduate-level credentials.
Theme 1: Student recruitment, retention and success: Provide scholarships and funding that address the specific needs, achievements and contributions of racialized and Indigenous communities, with attention to intersectionality
— Final Report, Task Force on Race, Indigeneity, and Social Justice
This annual award will cover program tuition for either the 30-credit master’s degree or 15-credit graduate certificate for an Indigenous student. Current Indigenous MET students and new Indigenous applicants to the program are encouraged to apply by September 23, 2023.
The inaugural award will be issued for the January 2024 program start. Going forward, the award will be given each September, beginning September 2024.
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