CONTACT THE EDUCATION OFFICE FOR APPLICATION ASSISTANCE:
Regina Riley, Higher Education Director
Phone: 405-547-2402 ext. 3301
Drew Vandiver, Education Assistant
Phone: 405-547-2402 ext. 3300
Regina Riley, Higher Education Director will be available during virtual business hours.
MONDAY through FRIDAY
8AM – NOON and 1PM – 5PM
To service your educational needs during this time of school closures. Please feel free to email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text at (405) 880-1938. Virtual (ZOOM) office visits can also be scheduled by appointment. The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma’s Education office is committed to continuing service for our tribal members. Please check this Facebook page for additional resources for education, JPT, and youth programs. Thank you!
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HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Higher education assistance is available nationwide for Iowa Tribal Members who purse an Associate or Baccalaureate Degree through an accredited two-year college or a four-year university. With proper documentation and application, Iowa Tribal members will receive funding for full-time students who are enrolled in 12 hrs or more and as well as for part-time students who are enrolled in 11 hrs to 6 hrs each semester. Scholarships are limited to a first come first serve basis.
DEADLINES for Summer: May 1, Fall: June 30 and Spring: December 1
K12 PRIVATE EDUCATION PROGRAM ASSISTANCE
The K12 Private Education Program assistance is available nationwide for Iowa Tribal Members who have been accepted into an accredited K12 private school. With proper documentation and application, Iowa Tribal members will receive funding for full-time students who are enrolled in a full time accredited K12 education institution. Scholarships are limited to a first come first serve basis.
DEADLINES for Fall: June 30 and Spring: December 1
ADULT VOCATIONAL TRAINING
The Adult Vocational Training program provides assistance to Iowa Tribal members and other eligible Indians who reside within the Iowa Tribe service area that need vocational education for entry into the work force. Only those applicants who declare and intent to accept and retain full time employment will be selected to receive services.
DIRECT EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE
The purpose of the Direct Employment Assistance program is to assist Iowa Tribal members and other eligible Indians who have a job skill to obtain and retain permanent employment. Applicants must be adult Indians residing within the Iowa Tribe service area and demonstrate a need for employment services. An applicant must be unemployed or underemployed to receive employment services. Only those applicants who declare a desire and intent to accept and retain full time permanent employment at the chosen employment location shall be selected.