Northern Nishnawbe Education Council
Post Secondary Student Support Services, Thunder Bay
Post Secondary Program

  • Provides financial, social and academic assistance to First Nations students continuing in post secondary education
  • Sponsors and supports approved applicants accepted into accredited college and university programs

Partial or entire financial aid provided for:
  • Books and tuition
  • Computer hardware/software
  • Course materials
  • On-site tutoring
  • Residence fees
  • Travel and accommodation

Support services provided are:
  • Academic counselling
  • Career counselling
  • Social counselling
Must be a member of one of the 24 First Nations communities in the Sioux Lookout District or Thunder Bay and continuing education at a post secondary institution
Each student must complete and submit:
  • A Charter of Student Rights and Responsibilities form
  • A Consent for Release of Information form
  • Application for Post Secondary Assistance
  • A letter of recommendation from the Band
Priority #1 is given to:
  • Continuing successful post secondary students
  • First-time fundable Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) graduates
  • First-time fundable high school equivalency (GED) graduates
Priority #2 - #7 applicants are either wait-listed or declined support, depending on available funds
Application Process
Available at office or on website
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 11, 2019

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