program area


award type

Active students (In-course)

special audience

Indigenous or Metis

Application open date

January 01, 2020

Application deadline

The Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) is an integrated approach to Aboriginal Labour Market Programming.

It funds off reserve Aboriginals (First Nations / Inuit / Metis) enrolled in the last year of a full-time university program.


The organization funds:

  • Off reserve Aboriginals - First Nations / Inuit / Metis
  • Full-time studies (full day training & over 25 hours per week)
  • Courses that take place at a school or training site
  • Those who are unemployed, underemployed or who do not possess employable skills
  • Last year of a university program

How to apply

  • An acceptance letter from the training institution or employer
  • A schedule of all fees for the course
  • Documents from the school stating the start and end date of the training
  • Address, phone/fax number from the training institution or employer
  • Contract person at the training institution or business
  • A current resume
  • Details and contact information of any other funding partners must be provided

For more information contact:

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples National ASETS Department 867, boul. St-Laurent Blvd. Ottawa, ON K1K 3B1Ph: (613) 747-6022 / 1-888-997-9927 - Fax: (613) 747-1124