Chickasaw Nation Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 7
Award Deadline: Sep 15, 2024

The Chickasaw Nation is pleased to offer Chickasaw students funding assistance for college. The following is a list of grants, programs, and scholarships that you may be considered eligible to receive. Please read the description of each and place a check in the box next to the funding source for which you wish to be considered. You are encouraged to select all areas in which you qualify. After completing this page, the attached application, and providing us with the required documentation, your application will be reviewed for consideration of funding.

 All grants, programs, and scholarships offered by the Chickasaw Nation are for Chickasaw citizens only. No student will be considered for funding who does not have a Chickasaw Nation citizenship card or Chickasaw citizenship confirmation. Applications and documentation can no longer be submitted by fax; however, you may apply online and upload your documents. All grants, programs, and scholarships applications and documentation must be delivered via postmarked U.S. mail, email, or in person to the department of education office by the end of business day on the stated deadline date: September 15th for fall semester; February 15th for spring semester; July 1st for summer semester. For quarter system students the deadline will be one month from the start date of the term. Full-time Chickasaw Nation employees will complete Form 10629E to apply for grants and programs (this excludes Chickasaw Employment Access participants).


Must be a Chickasaw citizen.

You Provide

  • Final high school transcript (if you are an incoming freshman)
  • Unofficial college transcript with previous semester grades and hours
  • Current class schedule showing credit hours/units enrolled

Higher Education Grant

  • Attend three credit hours or more each semester
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher

Free Assistance Grant

  • Attend three credit hours/units or more each semester
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher

General Scholarship Program

  • Attend three credit hours/units or more each semester
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Full-time Chickasaw Nation employees are ineligible

Textbook Grant - Reimbursement

  • Attend three credit hours/units or more each semester
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Part-time undergraduate, master's, or doctorate - $250 per semester
  • Full-time undergraduate, master's, or doctorate - $500 per semester
  • Receipts are due by:  Fall semester - October 15th
                                            Spring semester - March 15th
                                            Summer semester - July 1st

Textbook Grant - Gift Card

  • Attend three credit hours/units or more each semester
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Part-time undergraduate, master's, or doctorate - $250 per semester
  • Full-time undergraduate, master's, or doctorate - $500 per semester
  • Current award receipts due by next semester's deadline
  • Note: Students have six months from the load date to use all money on the pre-paid VISA gift card (see student handbook).

Chikasha Holitoplichi - Graduation Stole Program

  • Must earn an associate degree or higher at an accredited college
  • Eligibility is limited to one award per student per degree

And many more opportunities online. 

How to Apply:

Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
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Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 01, 2024
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Niche Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $10,000 to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in...

The Future is Now Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 28, 2024
The Lenny Scholarship offers $1,001 US to support young individuals aged 16 and above, enrolled in college and residing in the US or India. Automatic disqualification may occur for multiple applications.EligibilityYou must be a resident of the US or IndiaYou must be 16 years of age or olderYou must be enrolled in a college

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
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The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship.This scholarship...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 29, 2024
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

Common App Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2024
To encourage students to spend more time preparing for the Common App, Scholarship Guidance has created an annual scholarship to reward students.To be eligible for the Scholarship Guidance "Common App Scholarship" a student must:A) Be in Grade 11 or Grade 12B) Be attending college or university no later than October 1, 2026.C) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater...

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 15, 2024
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Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 01, 2024
Each year the makers of TYLENOL award annual scholarships to well-deserving students pursuing careers in healthcare. 30+ years later, we’re proud to continue a tradition that supports those dedicated to a lifetime of caring for others.TYLENOL is proud to award 10 students with $10,000 scholarships and 25 students with $5,000 scholarships.The Application Deadline is August 1, 2024. Winners to be...