The Post-Secondary Student Support Program (PSSSP) is a federally-funded program that provides financial assistance to status First Nations and Inuit students who are enrolled in eligible post-secondary programs, which includes: community college, certificate programs, undergraduate programs and advanced or professional degree programs.
The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Post-Secondary Education program is comprised of two counselors who strive to assist post-secondary students attain their educational goals through established policies and procedures.
Post-Secondary Student Support Program (PSSSP)
The PSSSP program may provide funding for tuition support, living allowance and a book allowance:
- Tuition support for part-time and full-time students is provided for enrollment in a public institution.
- Living Allowance is intended for full-time students to help cover the cost for food, shelter and public transportation.
- Book Allowance is provided to help offset the costs of books & supplies.
All eligible applicants must contact the MBQ Post Secondary Education Program to complete an application by May 15th. New application process: click here.
To be eligible to access PSSSP an applicant must be a status member of Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, and possess a Secondary School Diploma.
Applying for Post-Secondary Studies
Additional Support Services
There are many additional financial support programs, grants, and scholarships available for students requiring financial support. Remember, it is always important to also check the institution you are enrolled in for school-specific scholarships and bursaries. The following is a sample of some of the available support services:
Canada Post – Aboriginal Education Incentive Award
Ontario Power Generation – Scholarships
Royal Bank ~ Aboriginal Student Awards Program
Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians – Scholarship
Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool
Hydro One Scholarship
Newalta Aboriginal Environmental Scholarship
SmartScholar – Find the perfect scholarship