Alice Donald Bursary
This $300 bursary is available to assist a second-year, physically-disabled student at Yukon University with their education costs. Students studying in a health-related program will also be considered.
Aron Senkpiel Award
The family of Aron Senkpiel has made this $1,000 award available in his memory.
Audrey McLaughlin Award in Social Work
This $500 award was established in 2016 by the friends of Audrey McLaughlin in honour of her 80th birthday.
Dylan Alexis Memorial Award
The Yukon University Student Union wishes to make a $250 bursary available to a Yukon First Nation student in the trades, with demonstrated financial need.
George Walker 8th International Congress on Circumpolar Health Bursary
The 8th International Congress on Circumpolar Health is honoured to make this $400 award available in memory of Dr. George Walker.
Hazel Fekete Award
This $500 award recognizes the courage of students in academic upgrading classes who often overcome many obstacles to return to the classroom.
Hougen Business & Community Service Award
In recognition of the valuable contributions students make to their community when volunteering their time, Rolf and Margaret Hougen would like to provide a $500 award to a Yukon University student enrolled in the second year of the Business Administration Diploma program.
International Student Awards
Yukon University would like to provide two $500 awards to International Students.
Janet and Pierre Berton Bursary
The Bennet Family Foundation would like to make a $400 bursary available to a student with demonstrated financial need in the Berton’s name.
JT Ritter Bursary
JT Ritter wishes to make an annual bursary of $1,000 available in recognition of the difficulties of returning to school following an absence from educational pursuits.
Juri Peepre Memorial Award
Sarah Locke wishes to make a $1,000 scholarship available to a full-time student in Yukon University’s Renewable Resources Management, Northern Science (Environmental and Conservation Sciences or General stream) or Earth Sciences diploma programs, as well as the B.Sc. in Northern Environmental and Conservation Sciences degree program.
Kristy Burgess Memorial Award
The family and friends of Kristy Burgess wish to make a $1,000 award available to students in Yukon University’s Bachelor of Social Work program.
Lake Laberge Lions Club Bursary
The Lake Laberge Lions Club would like to provide two $500 awards to students in financial need who are enrolled full-time in a pre-apprentice program.
Lorene Robertson Writing Award
The family of Lorene Robertson has created a $2,000 award for a Yukon University student who is enrolled in University Access Pathways courses.
Mary Ellen Whyard Bursary
This $500 award is provided to support students taking Yukon University’s Early Learning and Child Care program. It was made available by the F.H. Collins Mary Ellen Whyard Committee and by a fund created in memory of her father, Jim Whyard.
North American Caribou Workshop Research Award
Established in 1983, the bi-annual North American Caribou Workshop brings together researchers, managers and stakeholders to discuss caribou conservation and management, and provides an opportunity for people to learn what’s happening with caribou in many different regions. The organizing committee of the 15th workshop, held in Whitehorse in 2014, established this award for an aspiring Yukon caribou researcher.
Paul Flaherty Bursaries
Paul and Helen Flaherty offer six bursaries in support of students enrolled in the University Access Pathways program and courses, planning to pursue post-secondary education at Yukon University.
Paul and Helen hoped that these bursaries would help students access private tutoring, internet connectivity, a laptop computer and training, textbooks, supports to aid in recovery from a traumatic experience, and unexpected circumstances that threaten a student's ability to remain enrolled.
Rotary Club of Whitehorse Memorial Fund Awards
Rotary Club of Whitehorse wishes to make a $500 award available to a full-time Yukon University student in the Bachelor of Social Work program.
Ruth McIntyre Bursary
Ruth McIntyre, a dean at Yukon College until 1986, has made a $500 award available to a student enrolled full time in Yukon University upgrading courses.
Stephen and Debra Osborne Bursary
Stephen and Debra Osborne wish to encourage and support Yukon students returning to education in studies focused on the natural northern environment, including climate change, or the areas of social work, nursing and health care assistant. To that end, they will make a $200 bursary available to a full-time student who can demonstrate financial need.
Terry Weninger Award for Research Excellence
Dr. Terry Weninger has created a $500 award for an aspiring researcher.
Yukon Fish and Game Association Award
The Yukon Fish and Game Association (YFGA) would like to provide a $500 award to a student in one of the following Yukon University programs: Renewable Resources Management diploma; Northern Environmental and Conservation Sciences degree, Northern Outdoor and Environmental Studies diploma; or the Northern Science diploma.
Yukon Outfitters Association Award
To commemorate the life of long-time Yukon outfitter Pete Jensen, Yukon Outfitters Association wishes to make a $500 award available to a Yukon University student. Pete was in the Outfitting business for 45 years, delivering a high quality wilderness experience, along with his wife Sharon. "He was a legend," said Sharon and so many others.
Yukon School of Visual Arts Award
The Yukon School of Visual Arts (SOVA) has established a $1,000 award for a full-time student in Yukon University's Visual Arts Program.
Yukon University Board of Governors' Scholarship
The Yukon University Board of Governors has created a $700 award to support an exemplary Yukon University student.