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Higher Education Program


Whether you are an adult ready to make a change or a new graduate just starting out, Higher Education can assist you on your education journey.


ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS:

Parents and senior students are reminded that a senior bio form needs to be submitted for the Graduation Pow Wow brochure.  If you are unable to print a copy, a form may be picked up from the Higher Education Program or the Media Department.  Completed forms and accompanying photos need to be submitted to Crystal Mzhickteno, in the Media Department

FILLABLE-PDF 2019 GRADUATE BIO FORM

Crystal can be reached at moa.it@meskwaki-nsn.gov or by calling (641) 484-9439.  Thank you.

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS:

The Meskwaki Higher Education Program seeks to achieve the highest, most diverse level of G.E.D., post-secondary education and career training opportunities for the Meskwaki people. The Sac & Fox Tribe faces important social, economic, and cultural challenges as it enters the 21st century. In order to be successful in meeting those challenges, the Sac & Fox Tribe seeks to assist community members in their educational pursuits .

Engaging the community, overcoming barriers and helping tribal members and their descendants succeed through post-secondary education and training opportunities.

We help with:

            • Financial support for any course of study that leads to a post-secondary educational degree (AA or AS, BA or BS, Masters and/or Doctorate)
            • Financial support for adult education and vocational training
            • Pre-college awareness, career exploration and support (help completing college applications, filling out financial aid forms, etc.)
            • Campus visits (local areas)
            • Financial Aid Information (FAFSA assistance)

Preparation:

Overcoming barriers by helping adults procure career and technical (vocational) training through learning opportunities that will advance employment skills.

Engagement:

Assisting the community in the pre-college/vocational admissions process and working with members to set and attain educational goals.

Assistance:

Supporting members in applying for grants and obtaining financial assistance for college expenses, enrichment programs, testing fees and more.

Advancement:

Encouraging the community as they work to build a strong, highly educated workforce that will continue to preserve the Sovereignty, protect traditions and build a stronger, sustainable Meskwaki Nation now and in the future.

 

Application Documents:

GRANT APPLICATION PROCESS ENRICHMENT APPLICATION PROCESS
1. Application Outline 1.Continuing Ed/Conference Application/Pre-College Support
2. Grant Application
3. Financial Aid Verification Form

Deadlines:

                • FALL – June 1st
                • SPRING – November 1st
                • SUMMER – March 1st

NAPLPThe scholarship covers up to nine credits in tuition, on-campus housing, round-trip air travel, and a stipend for books and living expenses ($2,400 in two installments)

NAPLP Program Information – CLICK HERE

NAPLP 2018 Flyer

SIPI New Student Scholar Award Memo

SIPI New Student Scholar Award Flyer

Meskwaki Higher Education Program Handbook

FIRST NATIONS’ NATIVE AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SYSTEMS SCHOLARSHIP

Application Deadline: September 30, 2019

First Nations will award 20 to 25 $1,000 to $1,500 scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic school year to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and agriculture-related fields.

https://www.firstnations.org/grantmaking-scholarship/

Phone:
641.844.6986
Address:
3405 South Center Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158
Scholarship Opportunities Scholarship Opportunities for Health Professionals
www.NIEA.org www.ihs.gov
www.catchingthedream.org www.indian-affairs.org
www.collegefund.org www.gmsp.org
www.aiefprograms.org www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org
Program Director Terri Scott
Adult Education and Vocational Training Advisor Harlan Brown
Higher Education Advisor Travis Mullen

 

Physical Address: Mailing Address: Phone: 641.484.3157
1608 305th Street
Tama, IA 52339
349 Meskwaki Road
Tama, IA 52339
Fax: 641.484.2101
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