Appendix B: Funding and Programs for Indigenous Students

There are specific funding programs and initiatives that support Indigenous student access to post-secondary education. Check the Aboriginal/Indigenous service unit webpage of your own institution to access information about awards, bursaries, and scholarships available to Indigenous students. Below are federal and provincial programs for Indigenous students:

  1. Federal post-secondary funding for First Nations and Inuit students:
  2. Provincial post-secondary funding for Inuit students:
  3. Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy:
  4. ASETS funding for Métis students:
  5. Aboriginal Emergency Assistance Fund:


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Pulling Together: A Guide for Front-Line Staff, Student Services, and Advisors Copyright © 2018 by Ian Cull; Robert L. A. Hancock; Stephanie McKeown; Michelle Pidgeon; and Adrienne Vedan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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