Education Information and Documents

 

If you are a current student or looking will be a future student here are some documents and links that may be of interest to you.

New or updated documents will be added when available.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE RE: EDUCATION APPLICATION FOR NEW APPLICANTS

Note that the fiscal years for funding new applications for SEPTEMBER 2021 start date is due MAY 15, 2022 When filling out the online application, be sure to save it first before sending.

First time applicants must include with their applications the following documents:

  • Transcripts from last school attended

  • Void cheque or direct deposit form your bank

  • Letter of acceptance from your college or university

  • Front and back copy of your “Indian Status Card”

  • Cover letter outlining your educational goals

Your new application cannot be approved without sending the information listed.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO RETURNING STUDENTS

You must complete the funding application for new fiscal year 2022/2023 and ensure to highlight if there is new information such as change of address or banking.

 

Gloria J Harris

Post Secondary Education Officer/Cultural Facilitator

Missanabie Cree First Nation

705-254-2702, extension 227

education@missanabiecree.com

A Message from Education - Gloria Harris

A Message from Education - Gloria Harris

From the desk of …Education/Cultural Office

ONECA is the Ontario Native Education Counselling Association and they have produced a 2022 calendar featuring significant Indigenous events, accomplishments and more monthly.

 

SHANNEN’S DREAM was featured for the month of January 2022.

Shannen Koostachin, of Attawapiskat First Nation, lead a movement for “safe and comfy” schools in response to the dilapidated, makeshift school on her reserve. Her remarkable leadership prompted Shannen’s nomination for the International Children’s Peace Prize.

Tragically, on June 1, 2010, at the age of 16, Shannen died as a result of a car accident. Her legacy lives on through Shannen’s Dream, a youth driven movement advocating for equitable funding for First Nation schools.

On June 22, 2012, the day that Shannen would have graduated, construction started on a new school in Attawapiskat – the Kattawapiskak Elementary School

For the month of February, ONECA featured PINK SHIRT DAY

Pink Shirt Day began when two Nova Scotia teens saw a classmate being bullied for wearing a pink shirt. They bought pink shirts and handed them out. Soon, nearly the whole school was wearing pink shirts to show support for the student being bullied. On February 23rd, wear your pink shirt to show you will not tolerate bullying.

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Scholarship Opportunities

These scholarships will be ending shortly and may be of interest to you:

 

One award worth highlighting is Algoma’s free tuition contest. Students going into first year can enter for a chance to win free tuition for 1 year. Algoma University, offers high-quality education, with in-demand programs, in a location that's right for students' unique journey; Sault Ste. Marie, Brampton, and Timmins. If any students are interested in going to Algoma, apply to the contest here:

 

https://scholartree.ca/scholarship/algoma-university-scholarship/NBrMPGqJc54

2022/2023
Documents

DEADLINE for 2022
May 15th, 2022

2022/2023 Post-Secondary Application Package

Click Here to view or download the full document

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Direct Deposit Form Example

Click Here to view or download

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New & Improved Fillable PDF Version Available

Click Here to download

Updated May 12, 2020

 

Instructions

- Download Adobe here

- download the fillable version of the

  application package

- fill and save the document under SAVE AS

   Education Application - (Your Name)

- email to education@missanabiecree.com

- Please indicate in your email if you filled out the application using a Mac book, Windows based computer, or other

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Post-Secondary Funding Information

Click Here to view or download the full document

Post-Secondary Policies and Guidelines

Click Here to view the full document

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Post-Secondary Student Support Program and University and College Entrance Preparation Program - National Program Guidelines 

 

 

Click Here:

 

https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1100100033682/1531933580211

CLICK HERE to view opportunities for Post-Secondary Education.

 

Those who wish to apply will need band letter stating what was funded, or not funded.

Click the images below for more information.

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