Eligibility Requirements

Stó:lō Education Services provides support to individuals with status, to the following bands:

  • Aitchelitz
  • Matsqui
  • Popkum
  • Skowkale
  • Skawahlook
  • Tzeachten
  • Yakweakwioose

People eligible to receive educational support must fit the following requirements:

  • Children must be 4 years of age and up by December 31.
  • All First Nations students in school who reside on the reserves.
  • Adult learners who are non-graduates and are working to obtain their Dogwood Certificates.
  • Students acquiring extra courses.

The types of schools covered by tuition are:

  • Provincial
  • Band-operated
  • Private or independent; however, many private schools are not approved by AANDC. You must inform the Education Coordinator before enrolling your child in a private school.