Yurok Tribe Education Department
Higher Education/Adult Vocational Training(AVT)
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 assistance to tribal members to attend
college or a vocational program. These scholarships are available to
tribal members who are enrolled in an accredited College or Vocational
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.)
Attention Higher Education Students
The Higher Ed. program has recently gone through some changes. Please click the following link to see what is different.
If you have any questions or comments you can contact the Education Admin office at
707-482-1350 ext. 1121
Higher Ed. Program Changes 2014-15
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
Download the Higher Education Application Now
Learn more about the Higher Education Policies
Where to Rent or Buy College Textbooks Cheaply:
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
You must also apply for other funding opportunities such as the FAFSA.