Mohawk Higher Education Program


Sponsor

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe

Title

MOHAWK HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM

Administrator

Roderick A. Cook, Director
412 State Route 37
Community Building
Hogansburg, NY 13655

phone: 518.358.2272 ext. 247     fax: 518.358.3203
e-mail: rcook@srmt-nsn.gov

Purpose

To enable eligible Mohawk students to attend accredited institutions of higher education in two and four-year college degree programs by providing supplemental financial aid.

Eligibility

Members of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe; full-time students (12 credit minimum) with a definite unmet financial need. Continued eligibility depends on satisfactory progress toward degree requirements. Minimum Freshman GPA is 2.0; others must maintain 2.5 minimum.

General Information

Established Funding Priorities: 1) Enrolled, living on reservation 2) Enrolled, living near reservation 3) 1/4 degree descendent of enrolled member. Note: Office administers BIA Higher Education Grant Funds.

Awards

Awards made on a first come, first served basis.

Deadlines

July 15     Academic Year/Fall Semester
October 15     Spring Semester (If Dollars Available)

Required Documentation

Certification from Tribal Clerk; Signed Privacy Act Statement; College Acceptance Letter; Financial Aid Recommendation completed by College Financial Aid Officer; Transcript.

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