University College Entrance Preparation Program (UCEP)
The University College Entrance Preparation Program (UCEP) provides financial assistance for the equivalent of one year to eligible First Nation and Inuit students to enable them to attain the academic level required for admittance to post-secondary education programs.
Legal Studies for Aboriginal People Program
The Legal Studies for Aboriginal People Program promotes the equitable representation of Aboriginal people in the legal profession by providing bursaries to Métis and non-status Indians who wish to attend law school.
Canadian Forces Aboriginal Entry Program
The Canadian Forces Aboriginal Entry Program aims to facilitate the selection and enrolment of Aboriginal people who are interested in full-time employment in the Canadian Forces by acquainting them with military training prior to making a formal commitment to enlist.
Bold Eagle Program
The Bold Eagle Program provides Aboriginal youth with summer employment that offers a combination of military training and First Nations cultural awareness.
Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices
The Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices provides Aboriginal people with professional and technical training in museum practices as well as internship opportunities at the Canadian Museum of History.
Other programs and services:
Training and Employment Initiatives
Employment and Social Development Canada supports several Employment Programs to help unemployed and underemployed Canadians, including those facing barriers to employment.
Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP)
The Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) allows individuals to withdraw funds from their registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) to finance training or education for themselves or their spouse or common-law partner.