The following resource pages have been developed to support First Nations Post-Secondary Education (PSE) Coordinators in carrying out their important work of providing guidance to students, administering funding, and implementing community post-secondary education priorities.

We welcome suggestions from PSE Coordinators for additional resources for these pages.

Learn about Financial Support for PSE Students Specific to COVID-19.

PSE Resource Line

FNESC’s PSE Resource Line is a phone and email service available to First Nations PSE Coordinators. Through the service, coordinators can ask questions about administering the PSSP and UCEP, scholarships and awards and other PSE issues.  Most inquiries are answered on the same business day that they are received.

Phone: 1-877-280-4151    Email: pse@fnesc.ca

Here are just a few examples of the questions we receive at the Resource Line:

  • Is this student expense eligible?
  • What does this government policy mean?
  • Where can I go for UCEP information?
  • How is post-secondary education funding allocated?
  • How do I fill out these forms?

FNESC PSE Coordinator Workshops

FNESC is pleased to announce its 2021-22 Post-Secondary Education (PSE) Coordinator Workshops. These sessions are intended to support community capacity-building in PSE and provide an opportunity for engagement with First Nations on key initiatives underway in post-secondary, in particular the development of the BC First Nations Tripartite PSE Model. The virtual workshops are happening in January and February 2022.

Registration is now open.

FNESC 2022-2023 PSPP Webinars

The First Nations Education Steering Committee, working with the Indigenous Adult and Higher Learning Association, is hosting webinars on the following dates to support First Nations and First Nations institutes in preparing proposals for the 2022-2023 Post-Secondary Partnerships Program (PSPP):

  • Friday, February 11 – 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM – REGISTER
  • Monday, February 14 – 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM – REGISTER
  • Friday, February 25 – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM – REGISTER

The webinars will be offered through Zoom and aim to provide information and tips to support proponents in submitting successful proposals. Find the program and event details at http://www.fnesc.ca/pspp