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 Ho-Chunk Nation Training And Employment Assistance

Ho-Chunk Nation
Attn: Higher Education Division
P.O. Box 667
Black River Falls, WI 54615
(715) 284-4915                                      Toll-free: (800) 362-4476               Fax: (715) 284-1760
E-mail: higher.education@ho-chunk.com
Web: www.ho-chunknation.com/?Pageld=47

Purpose

To provide financial assistance to enrolled members of the Ho-Chunk Nation who are interested in obtaining a post-secondary diploma/certificate (1-year program) or associate of arts degree (2-year program).

Eligibility

Applicants must be enrolled members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and be planning to obtain either a diploma/certificate (1-year program) or an associate of arts degree (2-year program). They must intend to attend school on a full-time basis. Both need-based and non-need applicants are considered.

Financial data

The tribal grants do not exceed $5,000 per academic year.

Students who

  • receive funding under this program are considered either need-based or non-need students
  • show financial need receive 2 equal payments each academic term
      • one half of their term award is sent at the beginning of the term and the second half is sent in the middle of their term after verification that they are still enrolled on a full-time basis.
  • are determined to have "no financial need" (no-need students) may be considered for a grant to cover direct costs (tuition, fees, and books) only up to the maximum award amount, based upon the availability of funds.

Duration

1 year; may be renewed for a total of 6 semesters, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Deadline

April of each year or 4 months before the start of the term.