Post-Secondary Education

Post-Secondary Coordinator: Craig Bolton


The Post Secondary Education Department recognizes and holds a high value for education. We work diligently in support of Gitxaała Nation members who wish to further their education and who are eligible for Post Secondary funding. Every effort will be made to assist Eligible members to successfully pursue and complete their education.

Department Summary

  • To be eligible for funding under the Post Secondary Program, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Registered as a Gitxaała Nation member for a minimum of 2 years.

  • Meet the College/University requirements before enrolling in a program of studies.

  • Be accepted into an eligible post-secondary program and an approved institution. Admission Requirements for your program of choice must be at a Grade 12 or equivalent.

  • The Gitxaała Nation Education Screening Committee and the Education Coordinator prior to the May 25th deadline each year will review the applications.  The students will be funded in accordance with the priority list for funding.

  • Continuing students – provided they are in good standing and have not violated any areas of the sponsorship agreement.

  • New Student Graduates with complete entrance standards to University programs

  • Deferred Students from prior applications

  • Masters/Doctorate students

  • All other students will be funded based on their completion of applications prior to the deadline and on their success in prior education endeavours

Upcoming Events 

Gitxaala Nation Post Secondary Graduates Recognition Posters

The Post Secondary Education Department has been working on posters to acknowledge our nations post secondary graduates. Our goal is to promote and celebrate our members accomplishments, career milestones, higher learning and achievements of our members enrolled in the various Post Secondary programs. The Gitxaala Nation holds a high value for education and our peoples continued growth.


The Post Secondary Education Department will continue on with the posters for promoting the accomplishments of our fellow Gitxaala Nation members. Our first group of graduates came forward and volunteered to take part.  see posters below.


Please, if you would like to take part in this, contact Craig Bolton by phone: 1(250)624-2422 or email: 

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