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Scholarship applications are now closed. Call 918-453-5465 for additional information.

 

Opportunities through the College Resource Center

Advisors:

Audra Roach A-D audra-roach@cherokee.org

Ashley Hopper E-K ashley-hopper@cherokee.org

Sonya Davidson L-R sonya-davidson@cherokee.org

Taylor Banks S-Z taylor-banks@cherokee.org

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q:Can I apply for the spring semester if I don’t get my application in by the original deadline?

A: It depends on the availability of remaining funds. 

Q:Are students who attend a vocational technical school eligible for the Higher Education Scholarship?

A: No. Students seeking a license, training certificate or Associate of Applied Science degree are not eligible. Students may contact the Cherokee Nation Career Services office for more information at 918-453-5555.

Q:Do I have to perform Volunteer Hours?

A: If you receive a Cherokee Nation scholarship you are required to perform volunteer hours based on the amount of funding you receive. For example: If you receive $2,000 you are required to volunteer 20 hours, or one hour for each $100 received. If a student decides not to volunteer the hours or does not complete the hours before the deadline, future funding may be jeopardized

Q:Where can I perform my community service?

A: Community Service can be done with any non-profit organization regardless of location.  Must be humanitarian/community based efforts.

Q:
What is the Student Aid Report?

A: The Student Aid Report (SAR) is the processed information from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Q: My grades will not be available until after the deadline; what can I do?

 A: If your grades will not be available until after the deadline, submit a letter from your College/University stating when grades will be posted.


Q: I dropped a class this semester; how does that affect my scholarship?

 A: Awards are based off of the previous semester’s earned hours:

  • Hours earned Fall =5 or less: $0 (You may reapply for the next Fall semester)
  • Hours earned Fall =6-11hrs: $1000 Spring Award
  • Hours earned Fall =12 or more: $2000 Spring Award
  • Hours earned Spring =5 or less: $0 (You may reapply for the next Spring semester)
  • Hours earned Spring =6-11hrs: $1000 Fall Award
  • Hours earned Spring =12 or more: $2000 Fall Award