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Bearskin Lake First Nation
Education Department

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Description
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve
  • Offers Michikan Lake Public School administered by Windigo Education Authority
Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS)
  • Uses the Internet as a mode of delivery to offer accredited secondary school courses up to Grade 10 in a classroom setting
Distance Education
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through Wahsa Distance Education by providing classroom instruction from Sioux Lookout via Wawatay Radio to students from Grades 9-12
Post Secondary Program (PSP)
  • Provides financial assistance and academic and social counseling support throughout the school year to post secondary students both on and off the reserve through the Northern Nishnawbe Education Council
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Hours of Operation
School: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pmBand Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Bearskin Lake First Nation
  • All school-aged children 4 years of age and older and youth living on reserve

Distance Education
  • On-reserve individuals wishing to obtain a high school diploma

Post Secondary Program
  • All band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
Application Process
Post Secondary Program
  • Applications for assistance available on Northern Nishnawbe Education Council website or at office
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is May 15th; January start date is Oct 15th; spring and summer start dates is Feb 15th
For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Bearskin Lake 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
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On July 28, 2020

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