Education

Musqueam's Education Department seeks to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of administration; maximize personal academic success; and promote inclusive personal development in education.

What We Do

The Education Department strives to make a positive difference in the lives of our students. Wherever possible, we integrate Musqueam culture into our programs. We are committed to supporting, teaching, and caring for a diverse group of children, who in turn will learn, reflect, and care for themselves and others as they prepare for their futures. As a department, we are responsible for many important roles, including:

Administering elementary, high school, and post- secondary education, which involves:

Assisting with school placements:

  • Arranging tuition for elementary, high school and, nzessaywriting, post-secondary education
  • Liaising between elementary, secondary, and post-secondary institutions
  • Liaising with the Vancouver School Board, First Nations Education Steering Committee and other organizations

Administration:

  • Meeting and advising students, cheque processing, daily administrative tasks
  • Liaising with First Nations support workers
  • Providing support to students and parents and liaising between schools and parents

Homework Club:

  • Tutors for elementary and high school
  • Address the learning needs of each unique individual
  • Inspire participation in our youths’ education

 

Musqueam Indian Band 2019-2020 Post-Secondary Scholarship Guidelines & Application

Summary

Musqueam Indian Band (MIB) is committed to creating opportunities for community members to improve their skills and knowledge and gain new tools and resources through education, so that individuals – and our community as a whole – can realize our fullest potential.  With support from our economic development partners, MIB is currently able to provide post-secondary scholarships to eligible MIB members to study at an accredited post-secondary institution in 2019-2020.

Scholarships will be awarded, based on merit, to post-secondary students who have demonstrated:

  • integrity and commitment to our Musqueam values
  • a good academic record, and a commitment to pursuing a post-secondary education
  • an openness to continuing to learn who they are and where they come from, and
  • community leadership – a desire to enrich and carry forward knowledge in our community, and in the world.

Eligibility and Level of Study

Musqueam Indian Band (MIB) members enrolled with confirmed registration in an accredited post-secondary institution are eligible to apply. Scholarships are available to students entering certificate, diploma, undergraduate, post baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs. We encourage all interested and eligible members to apply.  For more information, please refer to the guidelines and application form:

MIB 2019 Scholarship Application

 

Contact: Education Coordinator, Faye Mitchell – [email protected]