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Sheguiandah First Nation
Education Department

Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students
  • Participates in an Education Agreement with the Rainbow District School Board
  • Coordinates bus transportation to/from schools out of the community with 2 Band-owned buses
  • Elementary students attend Central Manitoulin Public School in Mindemoya from JK-Grade 8

Secondary Education
  • Provides tuition sponsorship, student activity fees and one-time lock fee for students attending high school at Manitoulin Secondary School (MSS) which is overseen by the Rainbow District School Board
  • Partners with MSS to inform and prepare students for life at the high school by assisting with timetable choices, meeting with the students and easing the transition through a spring weekend of activities

Post Secondary Program (PSP)
  • Determines funding eligibility and provides financial assistance to post-secondary students
  • Provides advocacy and liaison services, counselling and other support services throughout the school year
  • Provides assistance with admissions criteria and applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
  • Recommends education policy amendments as necessary to meet student needs
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Manitoulin Island Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Members of Sheguiandah First Nation
Secondary Education
  • Members of Sheguiandah First Nation residing on-reserve
  • Must be attending an accredited high school
  • Must meet academic requirements for secondary program
Post Secondary Program
  • Members of Sheguiandah First Nation both on/off-reserve
  • Must be continuing education at a post-secondary institution
  • Financial assistance limited by available funding
Application Process
Secondary Education
  • Contact Education Counsellor
Post Secondary Program
  • Applications for assistance available at office
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for all start dates is Mar 30th
  • All continuing students must reapply each year and provide transcripts from the previous year
For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card
  • Completed post-secondary application package available at Band Office
  • 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
Fully Accessible ; Elevator to second level
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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