Post-Secondary Education

The purpose of the Post Secondary Student Support Program is to assist all Big Grassy Band Members to gain access to a Post Secondary Education and graduate with the qualifications and skills needed to pursue individual careers and to contribute to the achievement of First Nations’ self-government and economic self-reliance.

The Post Secondary Student Support Program provides financial assistance to eligible on and off-reserve Band Members towards the cost of their Post Secondary Education.

DEADLINE FOR POST-SECONDARY FUNDING APPLICATIONS IS JUNE 15TH of each year. You can access the applications and BGFN Post-Secondary Handbook by clicking on the links below:

Post Secondary Funding Application

PSSSP Handbook

The Post-Secondary Handbook is provided as a reference to the BGFN Post Secondary  funding policies and guidelines for the Post Secondary Student Support Program from Indigenous Services Canada. In the case of any questions or requests that are not addressed in the Handbook, all decisions are made at the discretion of the Big Grassy Post-Secondary Committee.

Please contact this email for more information on sponsorship questions or concerns.


Mailing address:

Post Secondary Student Support Program
Box #436, 403 Anishinabe Way
Morson, ON  Canada P0W1J0
(Ph) 807-488-5614 ext 1005
(F) 807-488-5533
Toll Free #1-800-361-7228

Cell/Text number: 1-807-271-4390

Vacant Position, Post Secondary Coordinator

Post Secondary Education Funds may also be accessed from the Ah-Shoo-Gun Trust and Kiitakiinaan Trust.

AH-SHOO-GUN TRUST application


Elected trustee contact information if you have any questions regarding the process of applying to the First Nation trusts for assistance:
Band Office Toll Free #1-800-361-7228

Big Grassy First Nation is a delivery agent for various Colleges, Universities and Basic Literacy & Skills programs via an agreement with Contact North. The Contact North site is situated in the Health Centre building at 509 Beach Road. Access to free high speed internet is also available within the site.

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