School Supply Reimbursement Program

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.

Mission

The school supply reimbursement program aims to provide financial support for Peoria Citizens to supply their children with opportunities to supplies and clothing needed for primary and secondary education.

Services

The Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma Education Program gives Tribal citizens financial assistance in meeting their higher education goals. The Education Program also provides graduation stoles for high school, undergraduate and graduate students of the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma.

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This will be an annual program subject to budget approval each year by the Peoria Tribal Business Committee.

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 2021-2022 must be dated between May 1, 2021-May 31, 2022. Any receipts submitted not falling between these dates will be returned. The maximum amount per eligible student per school year is $500. Reimbursement checks will be mailed to the address as listed on the application.

Applications & Information

All applications for reimbursements must be submitted to the Education Director at the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma Offices. Only one application will be accepted per student per period (month). Each student can only be reimbursed 3 times per school year not to exceed the $500 maximum. Any incomplete applications or postage due applications will not be accepted and will be returned for your completion. Applications must be received by the last day of the month in order to be processed for that month.

Lacie Hickey

Lacie Hickey

SCHOOL REIMBURSEMENTS & EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS

If you wish to receive a paper application, please contact Lacie Hickey at the Tribal Office, and provide your mailing address.

Guidelines

  • Student must be an enrolled citizen of the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
  • You must provide a copy of your student’s Tribal ID • Student must be enrolled in grades K-12
  • Must provide official enrollment certification from the school for the current school year
  • Must provide original receipts (copies will not be accepted)
  • Receipts must be dated between May 1, 2021 and May 31, 2022
  • Receipts must show date, amount of transaction, and item descriptions
  • The maximum reibursement amount is $500 annually
  • Reimbursement will be made payable to the parent/gaurdian which submitted the application
  • You can apply three times per year for a total amount of $500. You may only submit one application per month
  • No incomplete or postage due application will be processed
  • Reimbursements will begin processing after the 1st of each month (for example, if you submit an application on October 11th, 2021, the reimbursement process will not occur for up to four weeks after November 1st, 2021.)