Education Services

918-453-5000 ext. 5341
17675 S. Muskogee Ave Tahlequah, OK 74464

Apply for the 2022-2023 Cherokee Nation Scholarship programs via the Gadugi Portal

College Resources

Cherokee Nation College Resources is an advocate for Cherokee Nation citizens pursuing higher education. Scholarship advisors provide comprehensive student advisement and scholarship searches.  Cherokee Nation scholarships are available for eligible tribal citizens residing within the Cherokee Nation reservation and contiguous boundaries or citizens who are eligible for the Pell grant and live outside those areas. Eligible high school juniors and seniors may also qualify for concurrent college classes.

For more information contact College Resources at 918-453-5465 or via email at


  • Native American Based Scholarship List
    Please open and view the compiled a list of Native American Based scholarships and apply by deadlines.
  • Non-Profit Organizations List
    This list was compiled to help students find those community service opportunities through a Non-Profit organization for their Cherokee Nation Scholarship commitment.
  • Substitute W-9
    Cherokee Nation Substitute W-9 Form - Request For Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification
  • The Scholarship Coach - Vol. 5
    The Scholarship Coach is run by Scholarship America on U.S. News and World Report’s website for the purpose of educating students and parents about scholarships