The overall mission of the Higher Education Assistance program is to provide the supportive services necessary to encourage Pokagon tribal citizens to attain a certificate, vocational, undergraduate, graduate, and post graduate degree.
Tuition and Fee Assistance
Students attaining a Vocational degree: $3000/Year
Students attaining an Associate degree: $200 per credit/hour (Up to 18 credits)
Students attaining a Bachelor’s degree: $400 per credit/hour (Up to 18 credits)
Students attaining a Graduate degree: $600 per credit / hour (Up to 15 credits)
Students attaining a Post-Graduate degree: $800 per credit / hour (Up to 15 credits)
Book Stipend Assistance
Student Attaining a Vocational degree $3000/year
Students attaining an Associate or Bachelor’s degree $150 per class (up to 6 classes)
Students attaining a Grad. or Post-Grad. degree $300 per class (up to 4 classes)
Special Request Assistance up to $500/year reimbursement
- Academic Testing
- Application fees, graduate school entrance fees, & exams
- Pre-requisite courses required to enter programs
- Specialized equipment or uniforms (such as nursing shoes & scrubs)
- Mandatory Parking fees for college students
- Graduation Gown Reimbursement (basic cap, gown, tassel only)
- Conference registration fees
*All other Special Requests will be reviewed with supporting documentation
Student Housing Assistance
$250/Month for full-time students excluding summer session.
*Other housing eligibility requirements can be found in the Higher Education Assistance Program Policy.
HEAP Application and all other forms can be found here.
Questions? Contact us: DOE.HEAP@PokagonBand-nsn.gov