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Fort William First Nation
Education Department
Awards and Bursaries

Driver's Education
  • Provides financial assistance towards the Driver's Education program
  • Offers full payment for the course to high school students
Elementary/Secondary Students
  • Provides financial assistance to on-reserve students with the purchase of school supplies and other school related expenses
  • Assistance may be available to students attending school off-reserve; contact Education Department
Graduation Bursary Awards
  • Provides incentive to learning by sponsoring graduation bursary awards
  • Offers awards to graduating high school and post-secondary students
Travel Bursary-School Sanctioned Excursion
  • Provides financial assistance for secondary and post-secondary students for one-time school excursion
  • Covers only travel expenses and accommodation; excludes costs of a personal nature such as food and clothing
Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC) Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) Robinson-Superior Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Members of Fort William First Nation
Graduation Bursary Awards
  • All graduating students from high school/college/university are able to apply
  • Awards are based strictly on academic achievement

Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Applications are available for download from website or at Band Office
Driver's Education
  • Arrangements are made to pay associated fees directly to Driver's Education or receipt from successful course completion accepted
  • Does not accept hand-written receipts
Elementary/Secondary Students
  • Submit receipts to Education Department
  • Provides payments twice per year, once in Sept and in Feb
Graduation Bursary Awards
  • Must provide completed application and proof of accomplishment in the form of a transcript or Diploma to the Band Office/Education Department
  • Award bursary is only granted one time per student
Travel Bursary-School Sanctioned Excursion
  • Covers up to 50% of total cost up to a maximum of $1000.00 per student
  • Payments are made directly to the educational institute or travel program
Partially Accessible - Entrance -- Not Accessible; Parking -- Accessible with designated parking space; Washroom -- Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 5, 2019

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