Inuit Post-Secondary Education

The Inuit Post-Secondary Education Program lays the groundwork for equity in post-secondary education for Inuit by creating the conditions necessary to improve attainment rates. It sets an ambitious goal to double the number of Inuit graduates of PSE programs over the next 10 years.

Four Main Areas of Action

Increase direct financial support for Inuit students.
Increase indirect supports for Inuit students including academic training, counselling, health, and social supports.
Promote the benefits of PSE through community engagement.
National coordination to streamline, support, and monitor student success.


Inuit-driven, student-centred approach
Equitable access for students, regardless of where they live
Inuit-specific process

IPSE Secretariat

National Coordination for Inuit Post-Secondary Education

Contact the IPSE Secretariat for general information about the program.

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Partner Organizations

Inuvialuit Regional Corporation

Kativik Ilisarniliriniq (Nunavik)

Nunatsiavut Government

Kitikmeot Inuit Association (Nunavut)

Kivalliq Inuit Association (Nunavut)

Kakivak Association (Nunavut)


June 23, 2020 in Announcements, IPSE

New Funding Available for Inuit Students Pursuing Post-Secondary Education

The IPSE Program replaces and exceeds the funding available to Inuit under the federal Post-Secondary Students Support Program (PSSSP).
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June 23, 2020 in IPSE, Publications

National Inuit Post-Secondary Education Strategy

This position paper conveys national Inuit priorities for federal legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of…
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