The Mission of the Education Department
To provide a wide-range of support services designed to ensure academic
success while building and maintaining the Yurok cultural identity and
assisting to provide for the health, education, economy and social well
being of our members and future members; and to preserve and promote
our culture, language and religious beliefs and practices and pass them
on to our children, our grandchildren, and to their grandchildren on,
We are moving
Note: The Education Administration is moving as of
January 1, 2013 to:
207 Price Mall Crescent City, CA
Crescent City Office 707.465.8305
Please fax all higher ed and childcare applications to the new number.
(This new location includes JOM services for D.N. County & Higher Education)
(Yurok language Program will be housed at the main Klamath Tribal
Disability Scholarship Due March 31, 2013
2013-2014 Native Health Initiative
“Education is Ceremony” College Scholarships
amount: Ten scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded for the 2013-14 academic
year. The scholarship will be paid directly to you or your educational
institution, to cover tuition expenses.
deadline: July 1st 2013. Submit applications to NHI via
paper mail: 509 Gomez Ave NE, Albuquerque NM 87102 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org ***PLEASE NO LATE SUBMISSIONS**
Download the application here.
Family Resources after Traumatic Event
click the link above to download resources to support families and providers after a traumatic event
Free Application For Federal Student Aid - FASFA
You are strongly encouraged to fill out the FASFA application before the
March 2, 2013 priority deadline for financial aid for the Fall Semester 2013. Call Linda 465-8305 Ex 1023 for assistance.
Download 2013-2014 state deadlines here.
Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2014.
Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 24, 2014.
California - For initial awards - March 2, 2013. Applicants encouraged
to keep a record of their submission by printing out their online FAFSA
confirmation page or obtaining proof of mailing the FAFSA. Additional
form may be required. Contact your financial aid administrator or your
Check with the college(s) you are interested in attending. You may also
want to ask your college about its definition of an application
deadline - whether it is the date the college receives your FAFSA, or
the date your FAFSA is processed.
See new: Resources at American Indian College Fund
JOM/NCIDC after school application
for services at the Crescent City TANF Office.
Download the Application
Priorities for the Coming Year
is a priority for the Education Department to continue to advocate and
apply for increased funding for educational programs and services for
the Yurok Tribe.
- To continuously improve the quality of services provided within all
educational programs including Early Head Start, Head Start, Child
Care, JOM K-12 tutoring, Yurok language, high school guidance services,
and Higher Education and Adult Vocational programs.
- To increase the number of tribal members who are semi-fluent and fluent in the Yurok
Language and culture.
- To continue to identify and document the educational needs, progress and success stories
of our tribal members from all age groups.
- To increase the number of Yurok Tribal members who are graduating
successfully from Early Head Start, Head Start, high school and college
or university with a college degree and/or vocational training
- To increase the number of Yurok Tribal members that apply for
outside scholarship assistance to fund their higher education needs,
including the FAFSA, the Yurok Housing Authority Assistance, the GATES
Scholarship, the American Indian scholarship foundation, as well as
other outside scholarships.
Hoopa-Yurok Vocational Program Schedule
(click to download schedule)