FISHING LAKE FIRST NATION
POST SECONDARY EDUCTION PROGRAM
The objective of the FLFN Post Secondary Education
Program is to support the increased participation and
success of its members in recognized post secondary
education programs. It has been recognized that
participation and completion of post secondary education
increases the employability of the individual and also
develops the ability of Fishing Lake First Nation to become
To be eligible to apply for support under the Fishing Lake First
Nation Post Secondary Program, you must meet the following
- Must be a Treaty Status registered to the Fishing Lake First
- Must meet the requirements set by the Fishing Lake First Nation
Education Board including the identification of skills, interests
and career goals through a written submission to the FLFN
Education Board. A letter of intent. This will ensure applicants
have a concrete career goal and a definite plan for the
completion of studies.
- Must have met the requirements of the institution and:
a) Have a grade 12 or equivalent (ABE 12, Adult 12 or GED 12)
b) Be enrolled in a post secondary program of studies that is at least 8 to 10
months in duration or 32 to 40 weeks.
c) Not be in receipt of support from any other sponsoring agency, except for
scholarships, student loans or bursaries.
- Support will be provided within the limits of funds allotted under the terms
of the FLFN Financial Transfer Agreement earmarked as Post Secondary
Student Support Program (PSSSP) funding from Indigenous Service Canada. If
support for the number of eligible applicants exceeds the budget,
applications will be prioritized according to the guidelines outlined in the FLFN
Post Secondary Program Policy Manual.
If you or anyone you may know is planning to enter a post
secondary institution for the first time or entering a program of
study the following is required:
a) An official grade 12 transcript from the provincial department of
education; certificates from high school will not be accepted.
b) A copy of Treaty Status certificate.
c) A letter of acceptance from a recognized post secondary
d) A registration of classes. An individual must be enrolled in four
(4) classes or twelve (12) credit hours to be considered full-time.
Any less than four (4) classes or twelve (12) credit hours per
semester will be considered part-time.
e) A letter of intent identifying skills, interests and a career goals
through a written submission.
Previous Programs Sponsored:
•Bachelor of Arts
•Bachelor of Science
•Bachelor of Education
•Business Admin Year I and 2 programs
•Bachelor of Social Work
•Youth Care Worker
•Bachelor of Business Diploma Administration
•Continuing Care Assistant Certificate
•Bachelor of Engineering
•Bachelor of Fine Arts
• Bachelor of Indigenous Studies
• Masters in Public Administration
•Bachelor of Nursing
•Practical Nursing Diploma
•Masters in Global Leadership
•Laboratory & X-Ray Technician
•Masters in Educational Administration
• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
•PhD Public Policy & Administration
Important application deadline
Fall semester (Sept to Dec) – June 30th
Winter semester (Jan to Apr) – October 30th
Spring/Summer semester (May to Aug) – January 30th