Reimbursement Program for School Supplies / Clothes

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Program Description

The Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma has established a program for reimbursement of school supplies or clothes for members of the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma who are currently enrolled in grades K through 12.  This will be an annual program subject to budget approval each year by the Peoria Tribal Business Committee.

The maximum amount per eligible student per school year is $500.  Reimbursements will be made in accordance with the following Guidelines and made payable to the parent/guardian submitting the application.  Reimbursement checks will be mailed to the address as listed on the application.

Examples of costs allowable for reimbursement under this program include paper, pencils, notebooks, backpacks, shoes, clothes, school uniforms, lab fees, activity fees, summer school fees, or other fees charged by the school system.  All costs must be itemized on a printed receipt and submitted with the Program Application.  All submitted receipts for the school year 2017-18 must be dated between May 1, 2017-May 31, 2018. Any receipts submitted not falling between these dates will be returned.

All applications for reimbursements must be submitted to the Education Director at the Peoria Tribal Office. Only one application will be accepted per student per period. Each student can only be reimbursed 3 time per school year not to exceed the $500 maximum.  

Period 1 - July 1st through July 31stJuly 31st
Period 2 - August 1st through August 31stAugust 31st
Period 3 - September 3rd through September 30thSeptember 30th
Period 4 - October 1st through October 31stOctober 31st
Period 5 - November 1st through November 30thNovember 30th
Period 6 - December 1st through December 31st December 31st
Period 7 - January 1, 2018 through January 31, 2018January 31, 2018
Period 8 - February 1st through February 28th February 28, 2018
Period 9 - March 1st through March 31stMarch 31, 2018
Period 10 - April 1st through April 30thApril 30, 2018
Period 11 - May 1st through May 31st May 31, 2018
Period 12 - June 1st -June 30th June 30, 2018

Applications must be received by the deadline date to be processed for that period.  Any incomplete applications or postage due applications will not be accepted and will be returned for your completion.


  • Student must be an enrolled member of the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma.
  • Must provide with application a copy of the student’s tribal membership card.
  • Student must be currently enrolled in grades K-12.
  • Must provide original letter on official letterhead from school certifying the student’s enrollment for current school year.
  • Must provide original receipts for purchases showing description of items purchased, and cost per item.
  • The maximum annual amount to be reimbursed per student is $500 and will be made payable to the parent/guardian submitting the Program Application.


June 30, 2015 closed the school year 2014-15 with a total of 399 applications received and processed. A total of $184,251.25 was reimbursed for the school year 2014-15.

I mailed out 556 applications to all Tribal Members ages 5-19 on July 1, 2015 for the school year 2015-16.

Submitted by:
Mandie Ferguson
Education Program Director