purpose of the Higher Education program is to support and promote
Tribal members pursuing a degree at an accredited school to further their educational goals.
(Awards dependent on availabiltiy of funds.)
completed application to: The Yurok Tribe, P.O. Box 1027, Klamath,
CA 95548 or fax it to: (707) 482-0760
application period July 1 through September 30, 2015. Spring semester
application period December 1 through March 5, 2016.
Download the Higher Education Application HERE
Along with the application, please send proof of FAFSA completion and your class schedule/transcripts (unofficial)
Click HERE for Higher Education Policies
Yurok college students need to also consider the students rental assistance program
offered by the Yurok Housing authority to full time, income eligible students, under: Yurokhousing.com
(The application is more lengthy but it can be worth it!)
Students need to look at the American Indian Graduate Center opportunities also at: aigc.com
Where to Rent or Buy College Textbooks Cheaply:
Foster Youth Chafee Grant…up to $5000
Are you a Foster Youth and need financial help for college
or technical school?
qualify, you must:
Be a current or former foster youth*
Not have reached your 22nd birthday as of July 1 of the award year *Foster youth
dependency of the court must
have been established between the ages of 16 and 18.
Have financial need
Submit the California Chafee Grant Program Application online at www.chafee.csac.ca.gov
Submit the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov
Have your school submit the Chafee Need Analysis Report (NAR) electronically or
download the PDF version at www.chafee.csac.ca.gov.