SNI Higher Education Program


Sponsor

Seneca Nation of Indians (SNI)

Title

SNI HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM (SNI-HEP)

Administrator

Cattaraugus Territory
Higher Education
Coordinator
12861 Route 438
Irving, NY 14081

phone: 716.532.3341
fax: 716.532.3269


     Allegany Territory
     Higher Education
     Coordinator
     P.O. Box 231
     Salamanca, NY 14779

     phone: 716.945.1790 
               ext 3103
     fax: 716.945.7170

 

Purpose

To promote education and career development to empower students to achieve their potential.

Eligibility

Enrolled member of the SNI with financial need; Admitted for enrollment in an accredited institution of higher education; Apply to and report all financial aid resources; Compliance with SNI-HEP policies; Applicant must not be in default of a student loan. Note: Office administers BIA Higher Education Grant Funds.

General Information

For undergraduate and graduate students; Awards based upon priority system defined by residence; Complete applications processed first; Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Awards

Priority

Max/Academic Yr

Residence

1

$12,350

permanent on territory

2

$9,350

permanent within NYS

3

$7,350

permanent outside NYS

 

Deadlines

Semesters:

Quarters/Trimesters:

 

 

 

 

July 1

Fall

Aug 1

Fall

Dec 1

Spring

Nov 1

Winter

May 1

Summer

Feb 1

Spring

 

May 1

Summer

 

Required Documentation

Complete Application including Transcript; Financial Aid Package Forms; Acceptance Letter; Tribal Certification; Letter of Reference; Letter Stating Educational Goals.


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