Post-Secondary Student Assistance

WHITEFISH LAKE FIRST NATION POLICY MANUAL

POLICY TITLE: POST-SECONDARY STUDENT ASSISTANCE

SUPPORT:

Assistance will be provided for three levels of post-secondary educaton.

LEVEL 1:

Community college and Certificate/Diploma Programs - Max 2 years

LEVEL 2:

Undergraduate programs - Max 4 academic years, Bachelor Degree

LEVEL 3:

Masters Program - 2 academic years; Doctoral Program: 1 academic year

Professional degree programs, e.g. Law, Medicine, - 3 academic years

An ACADEMIC YEAR is as defined by the post-secondary institution, but will not be less than eight months duration. This program does not fund upgrading. Students must have a Grade 12 certificate or Diploma to qualify. Once a student completes a program, they must wait 3 years to reapply. Members wishing to elevate their level of education to a masters or doctorate will qualify for tuition only: especially if applicant is currently employed.

TERMINATION:

Any payment to any student may be suspended if:

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Noticed is received of a student withdrawing or dropping out of a program of study.

A student's status changes from full time to part time.

A student fails to obtain the minimum credits required by his/her chosen program of studies in the academic semester. A student must send in their marks after each semester.

If, for any reason except verified medical documentation, a student is terminated by the institution he/she will not be eligible for program funding for at least two academic years following the termination.

Deadline to submit applications is May 15 

of each year for the following September intake

All applications are handed in to a selection committee the first week of June. Letters  informing applicants whether or not they have been approved for funding will then be sent out. Funding is only available to members that are listed on the Band Member List.

Click PDF to Download  Post Secondary

Funding Application

Email your completed application to Anna Okemow at annao@whitefishadmin.ca

If you have any questions, contact:

 

Anna Okemow

Director of Education

Phone: 587-930-6293

Email: annao@whitefishadmin.ca

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