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Service Description

Provides eligible First Nation students with funding to access education at the post-secondary level.


To be eligible for funding, students must maintain a satisfactory academic standing within an eligible post-secondary institution. These include:

- educational institutions affiliated with, or those that deliver post-secondary programs by arrangement with a post-secondary institution
- First Nations-designated and directed institutions
* Funding for this program is provided to First Nations or First Nations-designated organizations as part of core funding agreements with Indigenous governments and organizations.

First Nations are responsible for determining the selection criteria and funding allocations in accordance with the provisions of their funding agreement and national program guidelines.

Eligible costs covered by the program may include:

- tuition
- books
- travel support
- living allowances
The maximum amount payable per full time student cannot exceed $53,000 per year.

On an extraordinary and justified basis, the maximum amount payable per year for a student in an advanced or professional degree program or a masters or doctoral program, may exceed $53,000 up to a maximum of $90,000.

No student is automatically entitled to this amount.

Funding is limited and not all students may be funded. Partial funding may be provided. Applications are valid for 1 school year only.

Application Process

Contact your local band office, or Regional Indigenous Services Office.

Toll-Free: 1-800-567-9604

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Coverage Area

Saskatchewan, Canada

Languages Offered

English, French

No Physical Address

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