Benefits for Indigenous peoples
Information about benefits and programs for Indigenous peoples, including education and training, income assistance and more.
Services and information
Pays expenses for Aboriginal students or fellows to travel to Canada's Aboriginal communities to promote interest in the natural sciences and engineering.
Offers Aboriginal youth a one-year education and leadership experience through the Royal Military College of Canada.
Offers Aboriginal youth six weeks of military training with the option – but no commitment - to join the Canadian Forces.
Offers an introduction to military training, careers and lifestyle to Aboriginal people interested in the Canadian Forces.
Offers support to help ensure First Nations youth who are able to work have the support, skills and training required to gain employment.
Find out how you can receive a bursary if you are Métis or Non-Status Indian and wish to attend law school.
Provides coverage for a limited range of health-related goods and services to support First Nations people and Inuit.
Provides financial assistance towards mandatory repairs on eligible houses if you are a low-income homeowner who meets program criteria.
Provides financial assistance to Status Indians or recognized Inuit for a range of post-secondary programs.
Provides financial assistance to Status Indians or recognized Inuit for courses to achieve the academic requirements for admission into a post-secondary degree or diploma program
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship three year scholarships awards of $50,000 per year helps Canada's universities attract highly qualified doctoral students who have displayed academic excellence, research potential, and leadership .
CPP and OAS assistance for vulnerable seniors
Non-profit and registered charitable organizations and municipalities can now apply for and administer CPP and/or OAS benefits on behalf of seniors who are incapable of managing their own affairs and who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.
Registered Education Savings Plans
Do you want to save money for your child's education? Find out if a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is right for you!
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