Watt Scholarship

The Watt Scholarship was established in 1995 and is awarded annually to two Canadian Inuit currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution with a demonstrated interest in art, history and culture. Each scholarship provides $2,500 to assist, support and encourage Inuit in their pursuit of post-secondary studies in Inuit art and culture.

How to Apply

To apply for the Watt Scholarship, please complete the award form outlining current post-secondary institution, name of supervisor, program of study, expected date of completion and scope of studies concerning Inuit art and culture. A notice of the award will be sent out to Canadian universities that offer programs in Inuit art and cultural studies, as well as Inuit cultural organizations.

Applications for the next award are open until February 1st, 2020. For more information, please contact scholarship [at] inuitartfoundation [dot] org.

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Past Recipients


2017-2018

Niap (Nancy Saunders)

2010
Beth Kotierk

2009
Lindsey Moorhouse
Raigeleee Alorut

2006
Heather Igloliorte

2000
Jessica Tomic-Bagshaw

1998
Jessica Tomic-Bagshaw