SBI gives 1 Emerging Leader Award and 3 Outstanding Scholar Awards each fall & spring semester!


  • Proof of enrollment

  • Professional/academic letter of recommendation

  • Letter of recommendation from an elder or leader from your community

  • Short answer (500 words) telling us which people or nation you belong to, and your relationship to them

  • Essay (1000 words) telling us about how you plan to use your studies to address the issue of MMIWG



  • Enrolled at an accredited college or university in Canada or the US

  • Identify as an indigenous woman or two spirit person

  • Pursuing a future working to end gender and sexual violence against Indigenous people

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