Recommendations to the Stellat’en Council on the overall operation of the program. This responsibility includes application review, policy implementation, budget development, and appeal hearings. The SFN Education Coordinator shall make every attempt to promote community awareness of the Post-Secondary Student Support Program. SFN Office, and Community bulletin boards shall be utilized; School District #91 Native Education Workers will also be contacted and used to promote grade 11 and 12 band member student awareness of the SFN PSSSP.
Post Secondary Student Support Program – The Stellat’en First Nation manages a post secondary education program, which is funded by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC). INAC determines the amount of funding on a per-capita-basis. The funding provides the post secondary program with a fixed budget used to provide financial assistance to a limited number of members enrolled in university and college programs. The post secondary program was established to support, promote and enhance academic achievement among members of the Stellat’en First Nation. The program’s purpose to ensure those Stellat’en members who wish to continue their education at a university or college level are provided an opportunity through the post secondary program.
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