Four Directions Events This Week

2023-10-02 - 2023-10-09

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STEM:InA is an academic and community-building support program for Indigenous students studying undergraduate STEM degree programs at Queen's University. 

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Campus Events & Information

Community Events

About the book: Illuminating the First Nations' struggles against the Canadian state, It’s All About the Land exposes how racism underpins and shapes Indigenous-settler relationships. Renowned Kahnawà:ke Mohawk activist and scholar Taiaiake Alfred explains how the Canadian government’s reconciliation agenda is a new form of colonization that is guaranteed to fail.


About the Author: Taiaiake Alfred is a Kahnawà:ke Mohawk philosopher and political strategist with more than three decades of experience in First Nations governance, political activism, and cultural restoration. He has been awarded a Canada Research Chair, a National Aboriginal Achievement/Indspire Award, and the Native American Journalists Association award for best column writing. 

Oct 18th, 5:30pm-7:00pm:


Oct 26th, 5:30pm-7:00pm:

Are you an Indigenous university student or recent graduate who is interested in international relations and Canada’s place in the world? Join us for this 1-hour webinar which will provide you with an overview of Canada’s foreign service and will explain how you can take part in a new mentorship initiative that will allow you to:

• Hear unique perspectives about the profession of a foreign service officer

• Get access to formal and informal networking opportunities

• Learn about how you can prepare for both student employment and foreign service recruitment opportunities.


French Webinar - October 17th, 8pm

English Webinar - October 19th, 8pm

Bursaries, Scholarships & More

WTS Toronto Area Indigenous Student Scholarship


The Indigenous undergraduate student scholarship is open to any enrolled post-secondary school students with indigenous heritage who are pursuing a degree in planning, economics, engineering, political science, environmental science, and other programs that will lead to a career focused on transportation. Students are eligible if they are currently attending a GTHA post-secondary institution* within Canada.


*Note: Queen's University is NOT included in the list of eligible GTHA post-secondary schools


Deadline: October 3rd, 2023

"The Deadly Aunties want to support those utilizing their humor on their healing journey while pursuing their educational goals.


Ontario and Manitoba performing arts post secondary students, this one's for you!"


Application can be found here

The Dean Conner Inclusion Scholarship


The Dean Connor Inclusion Scholarship was created in 2021 as a way to support Black and Indigenous youth in Canada. Through this program, we aim to provide the following support to students:


  • $5,000 scholarship
  • 4-month summer internship
  • Professional mentorship and coaching from leaders across the organization
  • 1-1 post-grad job search support - students are paired with a Sun Life Recruiter to support in identifying potential job opportunities and provide guidance around resume writing, interview prep, etc.



Deadline: November 4th, 2023


PhD Opportunities

The Pathy Fellowship is an unique opportunity for graduating students from Queen’s (one of only six universities in Canada eligible) to engage in an intensive 12-month leadership program designed to support them in implementing a community development project anywhere in the world. Successful candidates will receive up to $40,000 in funding and formal community change training at the Coady International Institute.  Pathy staff are interested in connecting with students at all stages of their undergraduate and masters degree, to help them prepare for an application in their graduating year.