Muskrat Dam First Nation
Education Department

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Description
Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students
  • Administers Samson Beardy Memorial School
  • Provides financial assistance with board and related costs for students who choose to attend high school out of community

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 counselling support throughout the school year to post secondary students both on and off the reserve through the Northern Nishnawbe Education Council (NNEC)
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Comments
Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Wahsa Distance Education, Learning Centre: ph: 807-471-2619 or 807-471-2548; Coordinator is Peggy Beardy
Eligibility
  • Members of Muskrat Dam First Nation
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Wahsa 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 Northern Nishnawbe Education Council
  • 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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Last Verified On January 18, 2019

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