CALL FOR STUDENTS – Piikani Nation Post-Secondary Courses

Peigan Board of Education & University of Lethbridge, University of Alberta

Piikani Nation Post-Secondary Courses

Primary purpose for offering these courses is to provide Piikani Nation members with the opportunity for direct entry into a Post-Secondary Program.

The following courses will be offered for the 2020 – 2021 Academic year:

  1. University of Lethbridge
    a. Fall 2020 – Blackfoot 1000
    b. Winter 2021 – Blackfoot 2000
  2. University of Alberta – Canadian Indigenous Languages & Literacy Development Institute (CILLDI)
    a. Fall 2020 – 2 courses (TBD)
    b. Winter 2021 – 2 courses (TBD)
    c. Spring 2021 – 2 courses (TBD)
  • Transferrable to most public Post-Secondary Institutions within Canada and internationally.
  • Take one, two, or all three classes; 3 courses equivalent to full time status
  • Funding available for eligible applicants


  • High School Diploma with 60% English 30, 50% Math 20
  • Mature status (Pre requirement of Post-Secondary Institute)
  • In good standing with Peigan Board of Education
  • Piikani Band Members


  • Anticipated start date: September 9, 2020
  • Classes will be delivered on-line as per scheduled time table Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Application process:

  • PBOE Funding Application Forms
  • University of Lethbridge and/or University of Alberta Application Forms
  • PBOE Nonrefundable $40.00 Application Fee
  • Most recent academic transcripts
  • Must attend PBOE Fundamentals of English Language and Grammar Workshops

Call Date

To deliver the above courses on reserve, we require at least 15 committed applicants who meet pre-requisites
The call date, as follows, is set to help us determine interest.

Friday August 21, 2020

If you are interested in the above project please leave your name and contact number at PBOE:
Telephone 403- 965- 3910 Toll free 1- 877- 965-3910 Email:

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