Scholarships & Grants



Applications are now open for the NNCA's 2019 Apprentice Scholarships. Download the application package PDF icon here.

There are three scholarships available, each valued at $1600. An applicant must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply for an Apprentice Scholarship:

  • Resident of the Northwest Territories or Nunavut
  • Registered as an apprentice in a trade in the Northwest Territories or Nunavut
  • Passed first or subsequent apprenticeship and industry training exam
  • Have at least one more period of technical training remaining in your program
  • Employed by a member of the NNCA (members are listed in the NNCA’s online directory)
  • Returning to work for the sponsoring NNCA employer

The deadline for submissions is June 7th, 2019 at 5:00pm MT. Completed applications must be submitted by email to


The Federal Government offers grants to registered apprentices to support pursuing a career in a Red Seal designated trade.

The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant provides financial support to registered apprentices in a Red Seal Trade.

The Apprenticeship Completion Grant is grant available to registered apprentices who have successfully completed their apprenticeship training and obtained their journeyperson certification in a designated Red Seal Trade.

Eligible apprentices can receive up to $4,000 in federal grants to support their trade training.