Departments and programs
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The Kitsumkalum Education Department is committed to helping Kitsumkalum members achieve their educational goals and aspirations through the delivery of quality educational programs and services
Programs & Services offered
This program provides funds to support Kitsumkalum registered academic-stream College and University students. Applications are available from Kitsumkalum Education Department or can be downloaded here.
Applications to start Post Secondary in September must be submitted by May 20th of same year or earlier. This allows for additional funding requests to INAC if required.
INAC funding is limited to 14 students, submit your application early.
If you are thinking about going back to school contact the Education Department to start planning, applications and paper work may take time.
This program provides funds to support Kitsumkalum registered academic-stream College and University students.
- Must be a REGISTERED Kitsumkalum member
- Must have acceptance letter from an eligible program at an eligible institution – Thinking of taking up a Trade? Click here
- Must report academic standing – supports can be advised if tutoring is required
- Must complete application for funding
BC Ministry of Education link for eligible schools.
Eligible programs must meet the following criteria:
- Be at least one academic year in length (as per institute standards)
- lead to a degree, certificate or University College Entrance Preparatory (UCEP) program
Please note: If you are thinking of going to post-secondary, contact us immediately, as funds are distributed from INAC (Indigenous & Northern Affairs Canada) based on previous year reporting. The Education Departments requests funds from INAC based on requests received by membership.
Kitsumkalum’s Education Department Post-Secondary Appeal Process
In the event a post-secondary applicant wishes to appeal a decision made by the Education Department, please contact the Kitsumkalum Band Manager with a written appeal within 30 days of the department’s decision by email, mail, or drop-off.
Mail to: Kitsumkalum Band Manager, PO Box 544, Terrace, BC V8G 4B5 or call: 250-635-6177 for more assistance.
NAGK MISSION: Kitsumkalum Band Council supports all learners in a variety of communities and from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
Through teamwork and the building of positive relationships we create a fair, respectful and nurturing environment.
We enable students to experience success, to maximize their potential as educated citizens, and to contribute to a changing society.
Links & Resources
K-12 School Supply and Incentive Funding
>> K-12 School Supply and Incentive Funding Form
Post Secondary Application:
>> Kitsumkalum Post Secondary Application & Checklist
Trades Funding Applications
>> Tricorp Trades Funding Applications & Links
>> >> PGNAETA (Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association)
Scholarships, Bursary and Resource Links
>> New Relationship Trust Scholarships and Bursaries
>> Indspire Bursaries & Scholarships
>> Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool
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Kitsumkalum Education Department
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