The Agnico Eagle Perseverance/Kajussissimainarniq Scholarship

About the award

With funding from Agnico Eagle, YMP is pleased to provide one $10,000 scholarship to an exceptional Nunavut Inuit student in a mining-related program. The winner will also be eligible to interview for an internship with Agnico. This student must have a valid NTI Number, and must be willing to participate in an interview for a publicized story by Agnico Eagle.

How to apply

In 1000 words, write an essay about a time you demonstrated perseverance and how you think this experience will aid you in your future career.

The YMP scholarship review panel will value the creativity and eloquence of the essay along with academic excellence and extra-curricular involvement.

Application Instructions:

  1. Your 1000 word application
  2. Your most recent academic transcript
  3. Your updated resume
  4. A document confirming your NTI Number and your willingness to participate in an interview, saved as a pdf

• Zip/compress this folder

• Click “Apply Now” below

• Click “Choose files” and upload your zipped/compressed folder as one file

Please contact scholarships@youngminingprofessionals.com with any questions, concerns or comments.

About our sponsor

Agnico Eagle is a senior Canadian gold mining company that has produced precious metals since 1957. Its mines are located in Canada, Finland and Mexico, with exploration activities in each of these countries as well as in the United States and Sweden. The Company and its shareholders have full exposure to gold prices due to its long-standing policy of no forward gold sales. Agnico Eagle has declared a cash dividend every year since 1983. Agnico Eagle’s mission is to build a high-quality, easy to understand business — one that generates superior long-term returns for our shareholders, creates a great place to work for our employees and contributes positively to the communities in which they operate.