Yurok Tribe Education Department
Higher Education/Adult Vocational Training(AVT)
The purpose of the higher education/AVT Program is to support and promote Tribal members who want to further
their education and job skills.The Yurok Tribe offers financial asistance to tribal members to attend college or a vocational program.
These scholarship’s are available to tribal member’s who are enrolled in an accredited College or Vocational School.
Eligibility: Students must be a Yurok Tribal member and attending an accredited institution of higher learning. Students must be in good standing with the college in order to have continued funding.
(Funding is dependent on funds available in this program.)
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 worht it!)
Students need to look at the American Indian Graduate Center opportunities also at: aigc.com
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Learn more about the Higher Education Policies
Higher education applications for college are taken year-around but are subject to funding availability.
They can be faxed in with the required back-up information (class schedule and previous semester grades)
to the Education fax number at: 707-465-1206.
Adult Vocational Applications for vocational training schools
(such as heavy equipment school, cosmetology school or police academy)
open periodically when funding is available.
Be sure to keep your address up to date with the Yurok Enrollment Department to receive updates on when funding opens.
The Vocational school you select must be accredited to be eligible for funding assistance and you must show you have been accepted to the vocational school.
You must also apply for other funding opportunities such as the FASFA.
IMPORTANT! - Click here for the Special AVT Guidelines
IMPORTANT! - Click here for the Special AVT Application