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RRC Indspire Building Brighter Futures Bursaries Open Until June 15

June 5, 2019

Are you thinking about enrolling in one of Red River College’s Indigenous Education programs? You may be eligible to get your books and tuition covered by a RRC Indspire Building Brighter Futures Bursary!

Applications for the Indspire bursary are open until June 15, so don’t wait to apply! Start your education in a supportive environment grounded in Indigenous worldviews.

You can start your Indspire application online at, or contact Frank Parkes, Transition to Employment Manager, at or 204.632.2534 to start your bursary application. Bursaries are available on a first qualified, first allocated basis.

For additional program information or to start your College applications, email or contact our Indigenous Liaison Advisor at 204.632.2483.

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