The program aims to improve the employability of First Nations by providing funding to access education and skills development opportunities at the post-secondary level.
Eligible post-secondary levels include:
The program is administered by Saik’uz First Nation whom determines the funding and selection criteria in accordance with national guidelines. ISC provides funding for this program as part of core funding agreements with Indigenous governments and organizations.
Eligible costs covered by the program may include tuition, books, travel support and living allowances.
The program does not fund trades programs.
View and download our application forms for post-secondary edcuation here:
Please fill out, sign, and return all forms to the Education Department via email at email@example.com or via fax at 250-567-2998. Applications for the fall semester are due June 1, 2021. Applications for the spring semester are due October 30, 2021 (pending funding availability, as the fall semester intake has priority).
This program aims to increase the number of First Nations and Inuit students with the academic level required for entrance into post-secondary programs.
Financial assistance may be provided for a maximum of one year for studies in the form of:
Students who graduated without advanced math or English are encouraged to upgrade through the UCEP program.