Neskantaga First Nation
Education Department

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Description
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve
  • Administers Neskantaga Education Centre, an on-reserve school for students from JK to Grade 8

Keewaytinook Internet High School (KiHS)
  • Uses the Internet as a mode of delivery to offer accredited secondary school courses from Grade 9-12 in a classroom setting
  • Offers the high school courses in a classroom at the Neskantaga Elementary School

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 ManagementPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
Eligibility
Members of Neskantaga 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 Neskantaga 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 September 6, 2019

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