Taking Flight Scholarships

The Taking Flight Scholarship was established in 2009 to encourage Aboriginal high school and post-secondary students wishing to pursue a career in mining. Three $2,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to qualifying students from across Canada. Applications are accepted for the October 15th deadline. Successful candidates will be announced and scholarships will be awarded by December 31st.

Application Form

Congratulations to our Scholarship


2022 . Chloé Arsenault, Azilda, ON (Collège Boréal)
2022 . Emerson Fontaine-McKenzie, Maliotenam, QC (CEGEP de Sept-Iles)
2022 . Carly McKinnon, Fort Francis, ON (Acadia University)
2021 . Alicia Gilles, Timmins, ON (Laurentian University)
2021 . Pierre Rochon, Mattawa, ON (Collège Boréal)
2021 . Martin Rousseau, Verner, ON (Collège Boréal)
2020 . Adeline Basil, University of Ottawa, Gatineau, QC
2020 . Keith Halkett, Queens University, La Ronge, SK
2020 . Chad Lafortune, College Boreal, Sudbury, ON
2020 . Tamara Mullen, CEGEP de Sept-Iles, Maliotenam, QC
2019 . Sidney Mamakwa, Wunnumin Lake, Ontario (Queens U.)
2019 . Jacob Madore, Timmins, Ontario (Laurentian U.)
2019 . Savannah Shem, Chisasibi, Québec (CEGEP of Chibougamau)
2018 . Blaine Lindstrom, Vancouver, BC (BCIT degree program)
2018 . Charles Meadows, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Queens U.)
2017 . Justin McGregor, Birch Island, Ontario (Cambrian College)
2017 . Patrick Prevost, Sudbury, Ontario, (Collège Boréal)
2017 . Nathan Skuvobious, Smithers, BC (U. of British Columbia)
2016 . Robert Arundel, Kingston, Ontario (Queens U.)
2016 . Corey Brouillet, Alban, Ontario (Collège Boréal)
2015 . Loni-May Barlow, Wahnapitae, Ontario (Cambrian College)
2015 . Leslie Scott, Sudbury, Ontario (Cambrian College)
2014 . Shane Ense, Sudbury, Ontario (Cambrian College)
2014 . Katrina Leon, William Lake, British Columbia (University of Northern BC)
2014 . Rebecca Parker, Quesnel, British Columbia (University of Northern BC)
2014 . Jeffrey Rosnawski, Sudbury, Ontario (Cambrian College)
2014 . Kaley Shields, Kamloops, British Columbia (Thompson Rivers BC)
2014 . Crystal Whitefish, Warman, Saskatchewan (University of Regina)
2013 . Dakota Recollet, Sudbury, Ontario, (Laurentian University)
2012 . Benjamin Blais, Labelle, Québec, (Polytechnique)
2012 . Skylar Swyers, Stephenville Crossing, Newfoundland, (College of the North Atlantic)
2012 . Ronnie Clarke, Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland, (College of the North Atlantic)
2012 . Sidney Mamakwa, Wunnumin Lake, Ontario, (Cambrian College)
2011 . Joel Constant, Flin Flon, Manitoba, (Cambrian College)
2011 . Renata Smoke, London, Ontario, (Western University)
2011 . Ella Goldberg, Halifax, Nova Scotia, (Dalhousie University)
2010 . Samantha Lickers, Wikwemikong, Ontario, (Cambrian College)
2009 . Nicholas Callaghan, Val Caron, Ontario, (Cambrian College)
2009 . Shane Dubyk, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, (University of Saskatchewan)