Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek
Education Authority

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Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on reserve
  • Administers education programs through the Nokiiwin Tribal Council Education Authority
  • Administers the Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek School for elementary students
  • Provides bus transportation for secondary school students to Nipigon-Red Rock District High School in Red Rock through a private bus company

Distance Education
  • Provides high school and post-secondary studies through Distance Education office at Recreation Centre
  • Coordinates access to programs through Confederation College, Lakehead University and Balmoral Adult Studies (Lakehead District School Board)

Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Provides financial assistance for post secondary students both on and off the reserve
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Comments
Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Distance Education Worker: James Mishquart, ph: 807-885-1226, fax: 807-885-5511, email: distanceed@rockybayfn.ca
Eligibility
  • Members of Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation)
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
  • Financial assistance is 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
  • 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
  • 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 December 4, 2018

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