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Service Description

Offers both financial and academic support to Cowessess Band Members acquiring qualifications and skills to pursue their individual career goals.

  • Living allowance is available to Full-time students in a traditional program of study
  • Part time students are eligible for books and tuition
  • Tuitions are subject to a maximum of $6,500.00 Canadian funds, over a one year period
  • Book and supplies are allowable to a maximum of $2,000.00

Full Post-Secondary Support Policy can be found on the Cowessess First Nation website.

Eligibility

The applicant must: ▪ be a Registered Member of the Cowessess First Nation ▪ have Grade 12, ABE 12, Adult 12, or equivalent GED 12 ▪ be registered in a program 8 months or longer that leads to a certificate, diploma, or degree ▪ be accepted and/or enrolled in a program that is a minimum thirty-two (32) weeks, or 8 months in duration at an accredited institution. This program must lead to a certificate, diploma, or degree that will provide a career opportunity to the applicant. An applicant who has transferred from another First Nation to Cowessess First Nation must sign a release of authorization form to access all previously attended post-secondary education documentation.

Application Process

▪ All students are required to submit a complete application for each semester before application deadline dates

▪ Applicants will be informed of their sponsorship status approximately one week after the application deadline dates

▪ Deadline dates can be found on the Cowessess First Nation website.

Documents Required

▪ Application form

▪ Students who were sponsored in the previous semester must provide: (1) transcript from preceding semester(s) indicating completion of minimum course load as per Student Policy requirements; 2) confirmation of course registration forms or class schedule; (3) confirmation of dependants, as determined by the Canadian Child Tax Benefits Notice; (4) Any additional requested documentation

▪ Students who were not sponsored in the previous semester must provide: (1) a letter of acceptance from the accredited institution (technical and private vocational students must also submit a program outline from the institution calendar); (2) course registration forms or class schedule; (3) an education plan form; (4) confirmation of dependants, as determined by the Canadian Child Tax Benefits Notice; (5) any additional requested.

Fees

None

Fax: 306-696-2739

Toll-Free: 1-866-470-3418

Business Line: 306-696-3418

Education Office

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Service Website

www.cowessessfn.com/programs/education

Facebook

www.facebook.com/cowessessfn

Twitter

twitter.com/cowessessfn

Instagram

www.instagram.com/cowessessfn

Email

communications.central@cowessessfn.com

Languages Offered

English

Cowessess First Nation Band Office

Address

Cowessess SK  S0G 5L0

Get Directions

Located 15 kilometers north of Broadview, SK.

Mailing Address

PO Box 100
Main Street
SK  S0G 5L0

Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Accessibility

Wheelchair access - designated parking spaces; Wheelchair access - lowered elevator buttons; Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one)

Fax: 306-696-2767

Cowessess Office

Toll-Free: 1-888-772-7790

Cowessess Office

Business Line: 306-696-2520

Cowessess Office

Website

www.cowessessfn.com

Email

communications.central@cowessessfn.com

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