New Gold

New Gold is an intermediate gold mining company. The Rainy River and New Afton Mines in Canada, and the Cerro San Pedro Mine in Mexico (which transitioned to residual leaching in 2016), provide the company with its current production base. In addition, New Gold owns 100% of the Blackwater project located in Canada. New Gold’s objective is to be the leading intermediate gold producer, focused on the environment and social responsibility.

New Gold Indigenous Students Awards

New Gold is committed to establishing relationships based on mutual benefit and active participation with its host communities to contribute to healthy and sustainable communities. The New Gold Indigenous Students Awards distributes awards to Indigenous student(s) who are attending post-secondary institutions.

Awards Criteria

Awards Category: Post-Secondary
Deadlines: August 1, November 1, February 1
Program of Study: Preference will be given to students:
1) from communities local to New Gold operations and projects;
2) pursuing studies in first preference – science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program, second preference – education, health and social work;
3) female students
If there are not eligible recipients in a given year, awards may be given to other students in consultation with New Gold.
Level of Study: Any
Indigenous Affiliation: Any