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Whitesand First Nation
Education Program, Education Office
Thunder Bay Site

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Provides educational services and supports to secondary and post-secondary school students

Secondary Education
  • Coordinates arrangements for boarding homes for students attending high schools off-reserve, mostly in Thunder Bay
  • Provides financial assistance with board and related costs
  • Offers bus transportation for high school students between Whitesand First Nation and schools in Thunder Bay; service provided approximately one weekend per month and all school holidays
  • Posts bus schedule on website

Post-Secondary Education
  • Provides financial assistance and academic and social counselling support throughout the school year to post-secondary students
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
Comments
Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)Robinson-Superior Treaty
Eligibility
  • Members of Whitesand First Nation seeking secondary education
  • Members of Whitesand First Nation who wish to attend a post-secondary institution
  • All Band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution
Application Process
Post-Secondary Education
  • Student must apply and be accepted to institution of choice; registration fee required by applicant but will be refunded after acceptance and copy of receipt
  • Once accepted, download and complete Post Secondary Application Form
For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card and birth certificate
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Whitesand First Nation
  • 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 June 12, 2019

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