Admission Requirements & Application Details for the Indigenous Transition Year Program

Lakehead University's Indigenous Transition Year Program is a nine-month full-time preparatory program which has been designed to provide North American Indigenous students (First Nation, Inuit or Métis), who might not meet the regular or mature student admission criteria, the opportunity to pursue a university education in an academically, socially, and culturally supportive environment. You must be fluent in English. There is no cost to apply! 

General Admission Requirements 

In order to be considered for admission to the Indigenous Transition Year Program, applicants must:

  • Be of Indigenous, Inuit or Métis ancestry or a mature student applicant
  • Complete and submit an Application Package

Application Package Contents

The application package for the Indigenous Transition Year Program includes:

 Important Deadline Dates

Important Deadline Dates 

Recommended Application Deadline

May 1, 2020

Applications will still be accepted after this date pending space availability.

Deadline to Submit Transcripts (Official/In-progress)

Mid-May, 2020

Release Date of Offers:

End of May, 2020

Deadline to Meet Admission Conditions

August 7, 2020

For additional information about the Indigenous Transition Year Program and application information, please visit here.