ValueThe 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.
This program aims to increase the number of First Nations students pursuing post-secondary education The program aims to improve the socio-economic outcomes for First Nations by supporting First Nations in providing eligible students with funding to access education opportunities at the post-secondary level. This is consistent with the principle of First Nations control of First Nations education.
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
- Status First Nations post-secondary students who maintain satisfactory academic standing within an eligible post-secondary institution.
- Funding is limited and not all students may be funded. Partial funding may be provided. Applications are valid for 1 school year only.
Eligible costs covered by the program may include:
- travel support
- living allowances
Deadline DatePlease contact your local band office or ISC regional office for information on deadlines to apply for funding.
Contact Name: : ISC Regional Office
Phone Number: 780-495-2773 (Edmonton) or 403-292-5901 (Calgary)