APPLICATION DEADLINE: CLOSED
THE APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS YEAR. PLEASE RETURN TO THIS PAGE IN JANUARY.
APPLY ONLINE AT https://scholarships.cherokee.org/
Note: You will need to complete the application process in a single setting. If you must stop before completing the process, you will need to begin again. Provide an email that is used quite frequently, as most communication will be via email.
The Cherokee Nation College Resource Center administers the Cherokee Nation Undergraduate Scholarship program. Cherokee Citizens residing beyond the borders of the Cherokee Nation who are PELL-eligible may qualify for this scholarship opportunity.
The program assists students pursuing their first Bachelor’s degree at a College or University.
New Undergraduate Students must provide a recent transcript and their student aid report (SAR) from www.FAFSA.ed.gov.
Graduate Scholarships for Cherokees Residing in OK, KS, AR, & MO Counties Contiguous to the Cherokee Nation.
The Cherokee Nation College Resource Center administers the Cherokee Nation Graduate Scholarship program. Cherokee Citizens residing in the following counties may apply:
Arkansas: Benton, Crawford, Sebastian, and Washington.
Kansas: Chautauqua, Cherokee, Labette, and Montgomery.
Oklahoma: Haskell, Le Flore, McIntosh, Muskogee, Osage, Ottawa, Pittsburg, Tulsa, and Wagoner and all counties within the 14 Counties of the Cherokee Nation.
New Graduate Students must provide a recent transcript and their acceptance letter to a graduate program.
For more information contact the Cherokee Nation College Resource Center.
Contact information by student last name:
- A-D – Karee Hanneman 918-453-5000 x 7054
- E-K – Savannah Adair 918-453-5308
- L-R – STAFF 918-453-5322
- S-Z – Taylor Banks 918-453-5000 x7465
Certain additional requirements may apply. The information provided on this site is intended for reference only. Contact the College Resource Center for more information.
The Cherokee Nation Education Foundation offers a host of other scholarships available to Cherokee Nation Citizens. For more information, visit www.CherokeeNationFoundation.org.