|Gaming-Higher ED Program|
"Gaming-Higher Education funds are made possible through the Gaming Revenue Allocation Plan (GRAP)"
www.c-a-tribes.org , programs, department of education
- To provide all available education assistance to ensure continued progress for students and those seeking to improve their education, through the gaming-higher education funds for eligible Cheyenne and Arapaho tribal members.
- To increase the number of Cheyenne and Arapaho college and university graduates each year.
- To increase the number of Cheyenne and Arapaho high school graduates each year.
- To provide better tracking of students through record-keeping.
- To provide a better accounting of student disbursements through cuff account.
- To provide more student conferences, meetings, gatherings, workshops and training, in order to better inform students of available services, and to maintain communication with them, to ensure they will complete each school term/year.
- To provide more and better services by determining, through surveys, what is most needed by Cheyenne and Arapaho students/participants.
- Direct college expenses; part time student expenses;
- College gpa incentive awards;
- High school senior expenses;
- GED, high school and college graduation incentives;
- College prep expenses;
- ACT and SAT fees;
- Workshop participation;
- College campus tours to Haskell and SIPI;
- Oklahoma’s Promise (OHLAP) incentive for membership and gpa;
- College concurrent enrollment;
- College admission fees;
- Correspondence courses;
- Certification fees;
- Summer school fees for high school students;
- Enrichment programs;
- Academic program or camp assistance;
- Haskell or SIPI transportation and fees;
- School clothing and eye glass program;
- Incarcerated students; and
- Special circumstances education requests.
- On-site high school college prep visits with local schools
- Provide boarding school college prep visits for tribal members
- Graduation banquet for current high school and college graduates
|Goals and Objectives|
- Providing services to all tribal members, nation-wide
- Assist high school students with graduation expenses
- Assist high school students with ACT/SAT fees
- Assist OKLAHOMA’s PROMISE students with incentive awards, for membership/acceptance and gpas per term
- Assist college/university students with tuition reimbursement, who are not eligible for bia-hie program, i.e., part-time students & tribal employees
- Assist with recruitment for employees/tribal members to ITV Distance Learning/Tribal College classes
- Assist with short-term courses through vo-tech
- Assist with student leadership conferences/programs
- Assist with tribal college recruitment
- Attend college/university college prep day events
- Attend educational workshops/conference to gain more knowledge on local and national education issues and current education issues at washington, dc level
- GED attainment incentives;
- College gpa incentives;
- OHLAP-Oklahoma’s Promise incentives for new memberships and term gpas;
- High school assistance (for cap-gown-announcements);
- High school graduation incentives, and (college graduation incentives has been increased).
- Student leadership trips and programs (WINS Program).