Criteria 

 

The Peoria Tribal Education Program gives tribal members financial assistance in meeting their higher education goals. Eligibility requirements include a 2.5 GPA, full-time or part-time enrollment in an accredited college or vocational training institution, and enrollment in the Peoria Tribe. There are no financial guidelines and the scholarship is paid directly to the student as long as all criteria are met. Applications may be obtained from the Peoria Tribal Office or by clicking the links below to download an application.

 

Applications are accepted until July 31 for the Fall term and until January 7 for the Spring term. Evaluation of applications and final decisions regarding eligibility are made by the five-member Education Committee.

 

If you have any questions or would like more information, please, contact Lacie Hickey at 918-540-2535 or by email: lhickey@peoriatribe.com 

 

Applications
Click on the appropriate link to download and print the application needed.

 

New Students
Undergraduate Scholarship Application(Associates-Bachelors Degree, Vocational/Trade School)- Due January 7, 2021 for the Spring 2021 Semester
Graduate Scholarship Application (Masters, Doctorate, etc) – Due January 7, 2021 for the Spring 2021 Semester

 

Renewal Students
Undergraduate Renewal Application { Spring 2021 Renewal } – Due January 7, 2021 for the Spring 2021 Semester
Graduate Renewal Application {Spring 2021 Renewal } – Due January 7, 2021 for the Spring 2021 Semester

 

 

 

Graduation Stoles for High School & College Graduates

 

Graduation stoles are presented to Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma High School graduates to keep as a memento. We encourage students to review and adhere to their school graduation policy.

 Requirements to receive a High School Graduation Stole:

  The student must be graduating no earlier than 2021-2022
• The student must be graduating within the school year the application is completed
• The student must complete the online application
• A verification letter stating the commencement ceremony date from their school must be submitted.
• Verifications must include student name, high school name, date of the graduation ceremony
• The student must hold a valid Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma Tribal Membership and submit a copy of the tribal membership card for verification.
• Verification letter and tribal membership card can be submitted via email: lhickey@peoriatribe.com

 Application for High School Graduate Stole

  Requirements to receive a College Graduation Stole:

 • The student must be graduating no earlier than 2020-2021
• The student must be graduating within the school year the application is completed
• The student must complete the online application
• A verification letter stating the commencement ceremony date from their institution must be submitted.
• Verifications must include student name, college name, and date of the graduation ceremony
• The student must hold a valid Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma Tribal Membership and submit a copy of the tribal membership card for verification.
• Verification letter and tribal membership card can be submitted via email:
lhickey@peoriatribe.com

 Application for College Graduate Stole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School Supplies & Clothes Reimbursement

 

Click Here for the 2020-2021 School Year Reimbursement application

 

If you wish to receive a paper application, please contact Lacie Hickey (lhickey@peoriatribe.com) at the Tribal Office at 918-540-2535, and provide your mailing address.

 

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 2020-2021 must be dated between May 1, 2020-May 31, 2021. 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 times per school year not to exceed the $500 maximum.

 

PERIOD
PERIOD DEADLINE
Period 1 – July 1st through July 31st July 31st
Period 2 – August 1st through August 31st August 31st
Period 3 – September 3rd through September 30th September 30th
Period 4 – October 1st through October 31st October 31st
Period 5 – November 1st through November 30th November 30th
Period 6 – December 1st through December 31st December 31st
Period 7 – January 1st through January 31, 2021 January 31, 2021
Period 8 – February 1st through February 28th February 28
Period 9 – March 1st through March 31st March 31
Period 10 – April 1st through April 30th April 30
Period 11 – May 1st through May 31st May 31
Period 12 – June 1st -June 30th June 30

 

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.

 

Guidelines

 

  • 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, or a print off of the student’s current schedule or grades.
  • Must provide original receipts; no copies will be accepted, however, copies will be accepted/reviewed on a case by case basis.  Receipts submitted must be dated between May 1, 2020-May 31, 2021, showing date and amount of transaction with description of item purchased.
  • The maximum annual amount to be reimbursed per student is $500 and will be made payable to the parent/guardian submitting the Program Application.