TYPE: Graduate and Undergraduate
PURPOSE: The Unite States Government, through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, provides annual education assistance to Indians students to enable them to attend institutions of higher learning. The Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes, pursuant to P.L. 93-638, have contracted to administer this program for tribal members enrolled at the Concho Agency.
ELIGIBILITY: In order to qualify for an award, applicant must be certified by the Concho Agency to be at least ¼ or more degree Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian; be a high school graduate or GED graduate; approve for admission by the college/university; in need of financial aid; and give reasonable assurance they will be successful in completing a 4-year college degree program. Summer and part-time students may be considered for assistance.
AMOUNTS OF AWARDS: Based on unmet needs and availability of funds. Grants to part-time students may be limited.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 1st for the first semester, NOVEMBER 1st for the second semesters, and APRIL 1st for the summer semester (for those students who need to attend summer school in order to graduate). All late applications must be accompanied by an appeal letter.
ADDRESS INQUIRY TO:
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
Higher Education Program
P.O Box 38 Concho, OK 73022
Toll Free: 1-800-247-4612 Ext: 27653 or 27646
Direct: (405) 422-7653 or (405) 422-7646
Fax: (405) 422-8211