Scholarships for American Indians
Cherokee Nation Pell Scholarship
Attn: Office of Higher Education
17675 South Muskogee Avenue
P.O. Box 948
Tahlequah, OK 74465
(918) 453 - 5465 Toll-free: (800) 256 - 0671 (within OK)
Fax: (918) 458 - 6195
To provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who belong to the Cherokee Nation and quality for federal Pell Grants.
This program is open to citizens of the Cherokee Nation, regardless of their permanent residence. Applicants who qualify for federal Pell Grant funding are eligible for this additional assistance through the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
Available funding is divided eequally among all Pell eligible students who complete the application process.
Up to 8 semesters.
Varies each year; nearly 1,600 students receive support from all Cherokee Nation Undergraduate Scholarship programs.
June of each year.