Paying for an education, and life as a student can be costly. If you are of Indigenous heritage, you may qualify for funding through the band you are registered with! However, if not or in case you are not approved, there are alternatives such as scholarships & bursaries, and student loans. See the resources listed below, and click on the links for more information:
Alberta First Nation Students
Government of Canada (Indigenous and Northern Affairs) Student Support
This program assists students from various Alberta First Nations whose status is the result of Bill C-31. Alberta residents from Nunavut and the North West Territories with Indian or Inuit Status are also eligible under our Post Secondary Funding Program.
To see if you are eligible, go through eligibility criteria to see if you are eligible. During sponsorship, FFWS supports our students by providing tuition, books, and living allowance.
Alberta Government Funding and supports for youth who have been in care, as they pursue post-secondary studies and prepare for adulthood.