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Wauzhushk Onigum Nation
Education Department

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  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary and secondary school students living on-reserve
  • Provides bus transportation for elementary and high school students to attend off-reserve schools in the Keewatin Patricia District School Board and the Kenora Catholic District School Board

Post Secondary Student Support Program
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students both on and off the reserve only as funding allows; students often on waitlist
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities

Alternative Education
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through the Seven Generations Education Institute
  • Provides class instruction at the secondary, post-secondary and vocational levels

First Nations Educational Endowment
  • Established an endowment fund in May 2012 with proceeds from the Golden Eagle Casino in partnership with the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation and a few other contributors
  • Provides financial assistance to students seeking to attend higher education
Comments
Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC)Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
Eligibility
  • Members of Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
  • Any individual living on reserve and pursuing further education
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 limited by available funding
Alternative Education
On-reserve individuals 14 years of age and over

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
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 23, 2019

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