The Government of Canada funds elementary and secondary education for First Nation students ordinarily resident on-reserve, provides post-secondary education financial support for First Nation and eligible Inuit students, and provides support to Canadian post-secondary institutions for the design and delivery of university and college level courses that respond to the education needs of First Nation and Inuit students. The government believes every First Nation child should get the best start in life, and is committed to working in partnership with First Nations in supporting their goals for a quality education system that delivers improved outcomes for First Nation students on reserve.
Learn about Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)'s role in elementary and secondary First Nation education, as well as funding programs available to support students and educators.
Learn about the Services Portal, the Education Information System and the Education Reports and Analysis Solution, including how to access applications and reporting forms, the Nominal Roll, and other education program information.
Learn about INAC programs to support First Nation and Inuit students pursuing post-secondary education and career development, and support for Canadian post-secondary institutions.
Find out how INAC provides funds for school facilities on reserves, and how First Nation communities can qualify for those funds.
Read about projects that improve educational outcomes for First Nation and Inuit students.
Find out how INAC provides funds to help preserve and strengthen unique First Nation and Inuit cultures, traditions and languages.
Find out about partnerships between INAC, First Nations and provincial/territorial ministries of education.
Search more than 740 bursaries, scholarships and incentives for Indigenous students across Canada.
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