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Higher Education


Higher Ed

The 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 availability of funds.

Mail completed application to:  The Yurok Tribe, P.O. Box 1027, Klamath, CA  95548 

Higher Ed Application


Higher Ed Polices


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:

*The application is more lengthy but it can be worth it!

Students need to look at the American Indian Graduate Center opportunities also at:


Foster Youth Chafee Grant…up to $5000

Are you a Foster Youth and need financial help for college or technical school?

To 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

To Apply:

→ Submit the California Chafee Grant Program Application online at

→ Submit the FAFSA at  

→ Have your school submit the Chafee Need Analysis Report (NAR) electronically or download the PDF version at

Where to Rent or Buy College Textbooks Cheaply:

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