Métis Nation Post-Secondary Education Strategy: National Guidelines 2022 to 2023

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These guidelines include specific criteria that support the Contributions to support the Métis Nation Post-Secondary Education Strategy (terms and conditions).

These guidelines are effective as of April 1, 2022 and replace the Métis Nation Post-Secondary Education Strategy: National Guidelines 2021 to 2022.

These guidelines are to be read in conjunction with the terms and conditions and the funding agreement signed by the initial funding recipient.

Local operating guidelines

Métis Nation Post-Secondary Education Strategy initial recipients may issue local guidelines, provided they are consistent with the terms and conditions of the strategy and the requirements set out in these guidelines.

Requirements for local guidelines are listed below. All initial recipients commit, as part of the funding agreement, to providing prospective applicants with ready access to the local guidelines.

Local guidelines refers to guidelines developed by each initial recipient and that are specific to their particular circumstance and jurisdiction.

Initial recipients who choose not to issue local guidelines must nonetheless deliver a clear application process for the students applying, which includes:

Initial recipients must make available up-to-date local guidelines and information about the processes for students applying for financial support and publish these online throughout the year.

Local guidelines and processes must, at minimum, include, but are not limited to:

Personal information

ISC's collection and use of personal information and other records for the purposes of targeted program reviews (for example, desk and on-site reviews) is limited to what is necessary to ensure the strategy delivery requirements are met.

ISC is responsible for all information and records in its possession. The confidentiality of the information is managed by ISC in accordance with the Privacy Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. P-21 and other related policies on privacy.

Recipients are responsible for the protection of personal information as per applicable provincial privacy statutes and regulations and the recipient's policies up to the point that the personal information is transferred to ISC.

Contact information

For further strategy information, visit:

You can also write to:

Education Branch
Indigenous Services Canada
10 Wellington St
Gatineau QC K1A 0H4
Email: education-education@sac-isc.gc.ca

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