Mattagami First Nation
Education Department

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Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students living on reserve
  • Administers Mary Jane Naveau Memorial School for elementary students
  • Provides bus transportation for secondary school students to attend high school in Timmins, one hour away
  • Participates in the First Nation Student Success Program (FNSSP) with a focus on improving literacy, numeracy and student retention

Secondary Education
  • Provides assistance, guidance and referrals to helps with academic issues
  • Maintains lists of students, addresses and schools attended
  • Coordinates bussing schedules
  • Provides information on community involvement hours to students about groups looking for volunteer assistance

Post Secondary Education
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
  • Provides financial sponsorship support to post secondary students
Comments
Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Treaty #9
  • Bus driver for high school transportation to Timmins is Rodney Mc
    Kay
  • First Nation Student Success Coordinator is Dereck Mc
    Kay, ph 705-894-2003, email dereck.mckay@mattagami.com
Eligibility
Members of Mattagami First Nation
Post Secondary Education
  • All band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
Application Process
Post Secondary Education
  • Applications for assistance available at office
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is Jun 15th; winter start date is Oct 15th; spring and summer start dates is Apr 15th

For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Mattagami First Nation
  • Letter of acceptance from post-secondary institution
  • Transcripts from high school and any previous academic institutions
  • Detailed letter of intent with program information
  • Copy of voided cheque or bank information
  • Signed student contract
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On December 3, 2018

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