Thinking of going back to school? Need help in making a career plan? Not sure how to finance your education?

Aboriginal Futures can help. Our career development practitioners can assist you in developing a career action plan and help qualifying clients access funding.

Aboriginal Futures provides post-secondary funding for First Nation and Inuit individuals entering a one year certificate program, or their final two semesters of a diploma or degree program.
In order to qualify for post-secondary funding, you must meet the following criteria.
Proof of First Nations Registered Status or Inuit Status
Proof of residency in Calgary or surrounding area
Ready, willing, and able to complete the program
Able to demonstrate a need for training or retraining
Must be accepted into a full-time program at an accredited Institute in Calgary

You must meet all criteria to be eligible for funding.

All funding applications must be received four to six weeks prior to the start date of your program.

If you have any questions, please phone 403-253-5311 to speak with a career development practitioner.

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Academic Upgrading

For a list of Calgary institutions that offer academic upgrading, visit our community resources page or speak with one of our career development practitioners.
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Scholarships & Bursaries

Looking for other sources of financial support for your post secondary schooling? Find a list of scholarships, bursaries, and other awards in Canada specifically for Indigenous students.
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To determine if your program requires you to submit a criminal record check, make an appointment with a career development practitioners.

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