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Nipissing First Nation
Education Department

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Description
Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students
  • Provides bus transportation for students from JK to Grade 8 to attend school off reserve
  • Administers Nbisiing Secondary School, a full-curriculum on-reserve high school for students from Grade 9-12

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

Homework Assistance Club for Kids (HACK)
  • Sponsors a club for assisting students from all grades with after school homework 3 nights per week during the school year
  • Receives tutoring assistance from Nipissing University attendees studying in the Faculty of Education
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson Huron TreatyPost Secondary Education Support Worker: Tracy Hanzlik, email: tracyh@nfn.ca, ph: 705-753-6995 Ext 3014
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pmHomework Assistance Club: hours vary, contact office
Eligibility
Members of Nipissing 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
  • Based upon availability of funds received from Indian & Northern Affairs Canada
Application Process
Check with Education Department for bus transportation schedules; does not provide transportation to all schools Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Applications for assistance available at office
  • Deadline to apply for assistance is May 25th
For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Nipissing 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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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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