The Post Secondary Education Department recognizes and holds a high value for education. We work diligently in support of Gitxaała Nation members who wish to further their education and who are eligible for Post Secondary funding. Every effort will be made to assist Eligible members to successfully pursue and complete their education.
Post-Secondary Coordinator: Sonya Brown
To be eligible for funding under the Post Secondary Program, students must meet the following criteria:
Registered as a Gitxaała Nation member for a minimum of 2 years.
Meet the College/University requirements before enrolling in a program of studies.
Be accepted into an eligible post-secondary program at an approved institution. Admission Requirements for your program of choice must be at a Grade 12 or equivalent.
The Gitxaała Nation Education Screening Committee and the Education Coordinator prior to the May 25th deadline each year will review the applications. The students will be funded in accordance with the priority list for funding.
Continuing students – provided they are in good standing and have not violated any areas of the sponsorship agreement.
New Student Graduates with complete entrance standards to University programs
Deferred Students from prior applications
All other students will be funded based on their completion of applications prior to the deadline and on their success in prior education endeavours