Webequie First Nation
Webequie First Nation Education Authority

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  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on-reserve
  • Administers Simon Jacob Memorial Education Centre, an on-reserve school for students from SK to Grade 10
  • Provides support services for secondary students to attend Grade 11-12 in communities including Thunder Bay and Sault Ste Marie

Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • 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 support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve
Comments
Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Treaty #9
Student body of all grades is approximately 200 students
Eligibility
Members of Webequie First Nation
Post Secondary Student Support Program
All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution

Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Applications for assistance available on 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 Webequie 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
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On June 10, 2019

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