Higher Education & Vocational Assistance

The overall mission of the Higher Education program is to provide the supportive services necessary to encourage Pokagon tribal citizens to attain vocational, college, graduate, and post graduate degrees.

Services Provided Include

Scholarship 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 Associates 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

The Department of Education now administers the Student Housing Assistance Program. See information here.

Questions? Contact us: DoE.Scholarship@pokagonband-nsn.gov

Special Request here