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Wahgoshig First Nation
Education Department

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Description
  • Provides educational services and supports to elementary, secondary and post-secondary school students living on reserve
  • Provides bus transportation for elementary students attending Joseph H Kennedy Public School in Matheson and for high school students attending Iroquois Falls High School in Iroquois Falls

Secondary Education
  • Provides assistance, guidance and referrals to helps with academic issues
  • Maintains lists of students, addresses and schools attended
  • Coordinates bussing schedules for regular school day and after-school activities
  • Covers some student fees such as lockers, gym fees, extra-curricular activities like music and skiing clubs, and field trip fees for accommodations and food
  • Provides information on community involvement hours to students about groups looking for volunteer assistance

Post Secondary Education
  • Provides counselling and guidance in choosing post-secondary field of studies
  • Provides assistance for applying/filling out application forms for colleges and universities
  • Provides financial sponsorship support to post secondary students
Comments
Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg NationPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
Eligibility
Members of Wahgoshig First Nation Post Secondary Education
  • All band members regardless of residency are eligible to apply for assistance if attending a post-secondary institution


Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Post Secondary Education
  • Applications for assistance available at office
  • Deadline to apply for assistance for fall start date is Jun 15th; winter start date is Oct 15th; spring and summer start dates is Feb 15th
For financial assistance applicant required to provide:
  • Photocopy of recent status card
  • Completed post-secondary application package issued by Wahgoshig 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 August 27, 2018

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