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Rainy River First Nation
Education Program

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Description
Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve
  • Offers supervision and homework assistance for students to complete homework
  • Awards four bursaries annually to high school students; one bursary for one student in Grades 9-12
  • Provides bus transportation for elementary and secondary school students to Emo and Fort Frances

Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies
  • Provides support for applying/filling out application forms for colleges/universities
  • Provides financial support to eligible post secondary students both on and off the reserve

Alternative Education
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through the Seven Generations Education Institute
  • Provides class instruction 4 days per week (Mon-Thu) at the secondary, post-secondary and vocational levels
Comments
Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3
Hours of Operation
Band Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Eligibility
Members of Rainy River First Nation
Alternative Education
On-reserve individuals 14 years of age and older
Post Secondary Student Support
All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance
Application Process
Tutoring and homework assistance available upon request
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Applications for assistance available at office
  • 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
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Rainy River 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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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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