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Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation
Education Department

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Description
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary, junior and high school students living on reserve
  • Students attend schools in the Keewatin Patricia District School Board and the Kenora Catholic District School Board
  • Coordinates transportation arrangements and boarding arrangements if required
  • Acts as a liaison between students, schools, school boards and parents
  • Assists with summer student employment
  • Receives support and assistance from Bimose Tribal Council, Education Authority in developing and delivering the education program and system in the community

Secondary Education
  • Provides academic and social guidance/counselling to students attending high school outside the community, mostly in Kenora
  • Assists students with course registration

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: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
Hours of Operation
Education Department Mon-Thu 9 am-2 pmBand Office Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Alternating Fri 9 am-1 pm
Eligibility
Members of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Must be continuing education at a post-secondary institution
  • Financial assistance limited by available funding


Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Applications for assistance available at office and on website
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is June 1st; January start date is Oct 15th
For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card; proper verification for applicants with dependents also required
  • Completed post-secondary application package
  • Letter of acceptance from post-secondary institution
  • Program description including course outline and official length of program
  • Cost of program including tuition, books, materials and supplies
  • 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 Updated On November 5, 2019

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