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The Education Department does not provide scholarships for Summer and January terms.

If you are applying for a scholarship you will need to fill out, sign & return the following two forms to the Education Department. You can click on the form to open & print it off. We also accept applications via email – .

If the applicant is missing any of these two forms, they will be denied funding.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Scholarship Application process.

For your reference please print off the RC Education Department Policies & Requirements of the Higher Education & Job Training ProgramFailure to adhere to the policies will result in a denial of funding.

SCHOLARSHIPs & funding opportunities
Additional Financial Support Request due to COVID-19: These funds are intended to support students who may need additional assistance due to hardships caused by COVID-19. Provided by the Tribe's COVID Relief Funds. Click HERE to access an application.
Statement of Need and Request of Assistance:
For those requesting additional funding not covered by the Higher Education / Job Training policies. Click HERE to access the statement of need. *These funds are limited and will be based on financial need.

Northern Wisconsin Outdoor Experiential Education Fund:
This fund provides up to $1,000 to Chequamegon Bay area residents to participate in high-quality programs providing transformative experiences in outdoor settings. Applications and more information are available at

Bucky’s Tuition Promise:
 This is a program that promises free tuition to students whose families make less than 60K a year who are Wisconsin residents and attend UW-Madison. More information can be found here

Herb Kohl Student Excellence Scholarship

STEM Teacher Graduate Scholarship. Application opens October 1.

T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood Scholarship. Deadline July 1 for Fall; November 1 for Spring; April 1 for Summer

Brighter Star Program

Milwaukee Area Teachers Scholarship. Deadline February 15 for Fall; November 15 for Spring; April 15 for Summer

Northland College Moka'ang Giizis Scholarship

Wisconsin Scholarship Resources:

Minnesota Colleges and Scholarships: Scholarships Offered By Minnesota Institutions (

Michigan Scholarships: Scholarships (

Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver: Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver

Skilled Scholarship: Skills Scholarship (

American Indian Graduate Center Scholarship Links:

Indian Health Services Scholarships:

Catching the Dream Scholarship:

Cobell Scholarship: 

Bad River Tribe Scholarship (For Bad River Members):

BEA Aspiring Educator Scholarship: Click HERE to view.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society Together Towards Tomorrow (T3) Scholarships: Click HERE for details.

AfterCollege-AACN Nursing Scholarship: Click HERE for details.

Four Directions Scholarship Fund: Click HERE for details.
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