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Wabauskang First Nation
Education Authority

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Provides educational services and supports to elementary, junior and high school students required to attend schools off-reserve
  • Elementary students attend Ear Falls Public school in the Keewatin Patricia District School Board
  • Provides bus services to off-reserve schools
  • Provides elementary and secondary school tuition costs to on-reserve First Nation members
  • 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
  • Students attend high schools in Sioux Lookout and Kenora
  • Assists students with course registration
  • Coordinates boarding and/or transportation arrangements
  • Acts as a liaison between students, schools, school boards and parents

Alternative Education
  • Administers on-reserve educational instruction and academic upgrading through the Seven Generations Education Institute

Post Secondary Student Program
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
  • Provides financial support to post secondary students who meet established criteria
Comments
Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) Treaty #3
Eligibility
Members of Wabauskang First Nation
Alternative Education
  • On-reserve individuals 14 years of age and over
Post Secondary 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
  • 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 August 26, 2019

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