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Community Education Services

  • Contact the local First Nation for information about the policies and deadlines to apply for funding under the federal Post-Secondary Student Support Program (PSSSP) 
  • Community Profiles for the ONECA Education and Training Plan
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  • First Nation Communities on Ontario
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  • First Nation Profiles Interactive Map (Canada)
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  • Matawa Post Secondary
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  • Northern Nishnawbe Education Council
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  • Omushkego Education
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  • Parental Involvement in School (some schools have a parent portal to keep track of student progress)
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  • Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation - post-secondary student support policies, student awards and more
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  • Southern First Nations Secretariat, services – post-secondary funding guidelines, on-line application forms, list of counsellors, post-secondary newsletter
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  • Webequie Education Authority
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Finances/Scholarships/Bursaries

  • AMMSA (First Nations, Métis and Inuit Multi-Media Society Association) - list of First Nations, Métis and Inuit scholarships in Canada
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  • AMMSA Ontario Scholarships for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students
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  • Apprenticeship Awards, Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
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  • Bill Gates Foundation – scholarships
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  • Canada Post Aboriginal Education Incentive Awards - All Aboriginal Canadians (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) who have resumed studies after a minimum of 12 months out of school and who have completed one full year or more of studies.
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  • Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation - grants Loran Awards to talented young Canadians on the basis of character, service and leadership potential.  A Loran Award includes four years of funding for undergraduate studies and a comprehensive enrichment program.  The website includes FAQ’s for teachers and counsellors
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  • CanLearn – education savings, planning for post-secondary education, student loans, grants and scholarships, after post-secondary education, continuing education – lifelong learning, on line tools (student financial assistance estimator, repayment assistance estimator), list of designated educational institutions
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  • CARSO – Counsellors for At-Risk Students in Ontario. Providing scholarships to exemplary at-risk students for post-secondary education or vocational training.  Students must be nominated by a classroom or student success teacher or a guidance counsellor who is not their parent.
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  • Contact the local First Nations education office for PSSSP funding guidelines
  • Contact the Financial Services office of the post-secondary institution
  • Costs of University, University of Toronto – tuition fees, transit commission, budgeting tool
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  • GE Foundation – Financial supports and skills development opportunities for accomplished first year undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the fields of engineering or business/management.
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  • Grand River Post Secondary Education Office – financial assistance, eligibility, application process, FAQ’s, student information, student calendar, publications, policy updates, actual case study costs, annual report
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  • Hilary M. Weston Scholarship - two scholarships each year to graduate students in social work.
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  • Indspire – scholarships and bursaries
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  • Indspire application forms are located at:
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  • Ontario Clean Water Agency
    Environmental entrance scholarship for an aboriginal student entering their first year of an environmental coop program at a post-secondary level. Other scholarships also available.

  • Ontario Student Assistance Program – what is OSAP, getting OSAP, choose a career, find a school, study in Ontario, study abroad
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  • Ontario Student Access Guarantee
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  • Other Scholarships and Bursaries, Métis Nation of Ontario website
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  • RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program
    The RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program was launched in 1992 to assist Aboriginal students to complete post-secondary education, and provide an opportunity for RBC to strengthen its relationship with the Aboriginal community.

  • NEW(June) SAE Awards
    Global association of engineers and technical experts.

  • Scholarships Canada.com
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  • Southern First Nations Secretariat, services – post-secondary funding guidelines, on-line application forms, list of counsellors, post-secondary newsletter
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  • Student Awards – awards for high school, college and university students and success stories
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  • Tallying the Costs of Post Secondary and Managing Debt, Canadian Council on Learning, Canadian Council on Learning, pdf
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  • University of Toronto Academic Awards
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Childcare

  • Contact the local community for child care services 
  • Full day kindergarten, Ministry of Education
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  • Licensed child care, Ministry of Education - about child care, choosing child care, finding child care, paying for child care, full-day kindergarten and child care, child care professionals
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  • Paying for child care, Ministry of Education
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Contact Us

TRANSITIONS
c/o Ontario Native Education Counselling
Association P.O. Box 220, 37 A Reserve Road,
Naughton, Ontario P0M 2M0

Phone: 705-692-2999 Fax: 705-692-9998
Email: oneca@oneca.com