Faculty of Education
Step 1: Send in your application
Once you have made the decision to begin your certificate, you will need to complete the Gidayaamin Application for Admission. The form is available here or by request from the Tecumseh Centre for Aboriginal Research and Education.
Mail you application and $25 application fee, payable to Brock University, to the Tecumseh Centre for Aboriginal Research and Education.
Once our application is received, it will be forwarded to the Office of the Registrar for assessment.
Step 2: Arrange to have your transcripts sent to Brock University
If you have applied for the Gidayaamin Aboriginal Women's Certificate Program, your file will be held in the Office of the Registrar until all official transcripts from any previous secondary school studies and post-secondary studies are received for evaluation. Official transcripts must be sent directly from the host institution to the Office of the Registrar, Brock University.
It is your responsibility to request the transcripts from any secondary school and post-secondary institutions that you have attended. It can take between two and three weeks for transcripts to arrive from another institution for evaluation.
Your application form and transcripts will arrive at Brock University at different times. Be sure to indicate the name you used while attending another institution and the name you are currently using so that your transcripts can be matched to your application form. Your application is not complete until all required documentation is received. Please note, upon receipt of all required documentation, allow a minimum of four weeks processing time.
Step 3: Receive your Offer of Admission
Once all official transcripts are received, your file will be assessed. Successful applicants will be send an Offer of Admission.
Step 4: Funding
Apply for funding with your First Nation or Métis funder if applicable.
There are bursaries available to assist you with financing your studies. For more information please contact the program coordinator.
Step 5: Childcare
If you require childcare it is important to place your child on a waiting list as early as possible. Click here for information about the Brock daycare.
Step 6: Welcome to the program!
Once you have received your Offer of Admission please feel free to contact the Gidayaamin Program coordinator if you are in need of any assistance with course registration.
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