The First Nations Council of Women of Terrace has established a $300 annual award in memory of Vera Henry who was a member of the Traditional Council of the First Nations Council of Women. The award will be presented to an Aboriginal woman enrolled full-time in Career and College Preparation or a post-secondary program at the Terrace Campus of Northwest Community College. The recipient must demonstrate goal orientation, leadership and commitment to the well being of Aboriginal women and their families (social-economically, politically, culturally or spiritually).
Those wishing to be considered must write a letter to the Chair, Financial Awards Committee of Northwest Community College. The letter must note your student number, Aboriginal affiliation and program of study. Along with the letter you must submit the following:
-a one page essay outlining your family and cultural background, your past and current volunteer work, your career and personal goals, and how you intend to use your education to contribute to the well-being of Aboriginal women and their families (social-economically, politically, culturally or spiritually).
- Copy of your most recent transcript of academic grades.
- One letter of recommendation/support from a College instructor or official.
- One letter of recommendation/support from a community organization.