Foundational Learning Assistance Funding
Foundational Learning Assistance is Funding provided by Alberta Government for the purpose of attending Adult Upgrading Course provided by Red Crow Community College.
Step 1: Apply
Register in the Niitsitapi Foundation Learning & Literacy program or adult upgrading program through the Red Crow College website.
Step 2: Documents
Create and account for your MyAlberta Digital ID at the following website: https://account.alberta.ca/ Once accepted into the program, the school will start the application process, which then require the student to apply for Grant Funding through there My Alberta Digital ID account.
Step 3: Acceptance
Once you have enrolled in the Red Crow Community College program and MyAlberta Digital ID has been created and verified, you will receive an email from Foundational Learning Assistance. This email will include the link for the funding application.
Step 4: Complete
Complete the funding application and wait for the semester to begin.
Frequently Asked Questions
Once accepted into the program, the school will start the application process, which then requires the student to apply for Grant Funding through their My Alberta Digital ID account.
What do I need to apply for funding?
- Funding Application - Proof of Tribal Membership - Health Care Cards - Proof of Guardianship documents - Letter from Social Agencies stating the guardian is not receiving funds for care of child/children (If this applies to applicant). All applicants will be required to sign a contract and a release of information form before the start of his/her contract.
What does my funding cover?
- Books - Tuition - Training Allowance If students are partially funded students receive Books and Tuition only.
How long will I be funded?
This is dependant on the Institution student applies to as well as the program. -UCEPP 15 units -College level 8 – 32 units depending on Diploma -University level 32 – 56 units depending on Degree -Masters level 24 units -Doctorate 24 units In order for students to remain on the funding list, all students must remain in good standing with their funding units and their Grade Point Average above 2.0
What Grade Point Average (GPA) do I need to have to remain in good standing?
2.00 to 4.00 good standing - 0.80 to 1.99 puts you on probation 0.80 or lower automatically suspended from funding. Red Crow PSSSP looks at the “Current GPA”
Does my Grade Point Average follow me?
Yes It does, regardless of what school you attend and how you may finish your GPA is something PSSSP looks at when sponsoring students - Another reason why your GPA is very important is for those students who may want to continue on to graduate studies, many graduate studies programs look at a 3.0 or better GPA.
How can I check my application status?
The funding application from FLA may appear in your emails junk or spam folder. You must complete the application within 30 days, or the application link will expire.