Post Secondary

About

The Peguis School Board Post Secondary Department provides financial assistance to Peguis First Nation band members to obtain a post-secondary education. Our objective is to assist band members to achieve their education goals, while contributing to the development of our community. Our offices in Peguis and Winnipeg are staffed with Education Counsellors to provide information and assistance to individuals who are interested in pursuing post secondary education. We also operate, in partnership with Peguis First Nation Training and Employment, the Peguis Adult Education Learning Centre for individuals who are interested in obtaining their Mature 12 High School Diploma.

Program Eligibility

The Peguis School Board will consider sponsorship for students applying for funding to eligible post secondary educational institutions and programs. The following academic programs are eligible for consideration:

• College Certificate or Diploma programs of 1, 2, or 3 years
• University or undergraduate degree programs
• Graduate, Master’s, Doctoral and Professional degree programs

Peguis First Nation members who are interested in post secondary education programs one year or less in duration, Apprenticeship Training Programs, or Mature 12/Adult Upgrading programs located off-reserve are advised to contact the Peguis First Nation Training and Employment department.

Application Deadlines:

FALL SESSION (September to December start date): MAY 1
WINTER SESSION (January to April start date): OCTOBER 15
SPRING/SUMMER SESSION (May to August start date): MARCH 1
GRADUATE PROGRAMS: 1 YEAR PRIOR TO START DATE
COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS: JULY 15

Application Process

1) Request a sponsorship application form from a Post Secondary office, or download form below.

2) Complete the application form and return it to a Post Secondary office prior to the application deadline.

3) Documents to include with your application or to be forwarded when available:

i) Applications from New Students:
• Acceptance Letter from institution
• Photocopy your most recent transcript
• Program information, including an outline of the program, length and tuition costs.
• Photocopy of treaty status card.
• Autobiography

ii) Applications from Continuing Students:
• Latest session marks
• Written essay/academic plan

4) Upon submitting your application information and documents, please contact staff at one of our offices if you have any questions.

5) All applicants are notified by mail of the decision of the Peguis School Board.

Completed applications can be returned to:

Peguis Post Secondary Department
201-1075 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0R8
Fax: (204) 949-0616

Peguis Post Secondary Department
Box 190
Peguis, Manitoba R0C 3J0
Fax: (204) 645-2730

Or by email to: info@peguispostsecondary.com

IMPORTANT:

– Post-secondary student funding is valid for one academic year. All students must re-apply each academic year regardless of the length of the educational program.
– Approved student post secondary funding is not transferable between different educational programs or institutions.
– Your application for sponsorship may be delayed until all of the requested documents and information are forwarded and received by the Peguis Post-Secondary Department.

*If you have any questions or require assistance, please email us at info@peguispostsecondary.com or contact an Education Counselor at 204-645-2307 (Peguis) or 204-942-1260 (Winnipeg) or toll free at 1-866-383-2648 (Peguis) or 1-866-942-1260 (Winnipeg)

Sponsorship Applications for New and Continuing Students

Consideration of sponsorship applications will be given to:
1) Continuing students maintaining a 2.0 (C) grade point average.
2) Senior 4 or High School graduates.
3) New Applicants.

Staff

Rhonda Olson | Director
Kim Sinclair | Education Counsellor, Winnipeg Sub-Office
Tracy Thomas | Community Program Coordinator
Melanie Stranger | Education Clerk
Jennifer Cameron | Receptionist
Contact

EMAIL: info@peguispostsecondary.com

PEGUIS OFFICE:
Box 190
Peguis, MB
R0C 3J0
Phone: (204) 645-2307
Fax: (204) 645-2730
Toll-Free: (866) 383-2648

WINNIPEG SUB-OFFICE
201-1075 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB
R3G 0R8
Phone: (204) 942-1260
Fax: (204) 949-0616
Toll-Free: (866) 942-1260

HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Application Form

Download Application Form