Phone: (641) 484-4678 Toll Free: 1-800-944-9503 Fax: (641) 484-5424

OUR COMMUNITY SERVICES

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.


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

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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