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 deadline for September 2019 student intake is May 31, 2020, and for a January intake is October 31, 2020 (pending funding availability as the September intake has priority).
The program does not fund trades programs.
View and download our application forms for post-secondary edcuation here:
For 2020-2021 year, please fill out, sign, and return all forms to Jason Alexis via fax at 250-567-2998 or email at email@example.com by May 31, 2020. Mussi!
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.