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The purpose of Higher Education is to provide educational support services to eligible members of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, regardless of residence.  Recruitment of applicants, researching future educational initiatives, and promotion of the education of tribal members are included in the realm of services provided by the Department of Education.  Additionally, financial assistance to eligible students attending institutions of higher learning is awarded.  These services are provided to graduating high school seniors, GED recipients and continuing/returning students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Click on "Application Requirements" to the left to see what is required.

The Higher Education Program can assistant students who are:

  • Enrolled Tribal members.
  • Attending an accredited 4-year or 2-year university (this program DOES NOT assist with Vocational & Technical Schools such as Devry, Job Corp, Platt, Canadian Valley Vo-Tech, cosmetology school).
  • Posses an UNMET Financial Need as determined by the Financial Needs Analysis form.

A few things the program cannot assist with are:

  • Student loan payments.
  • Past due account balances (unpaid balances from previous semesters).
  • Vehicle repairs.

If you have any questions or comments about the program or your application, you can e-mail heducation@c-a-tribes.org or call (405)422-7653 and ask to speak with Higher Education personnel.