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EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

For more information regarding the education and social services programs offered through the Kaw Nation, please call 580-269-2552 ext. 231, or email khowe@kawnation.com.

The Kaw Nation Education & Social Services Department provides the following services to eligible Kaw tribal members and Native Americans:

  • Kaw Nation Higher Education Grant Program-Assistance to (Kaw tribal members) who wish to complete a (college degree) program. The student must complete the FAFSA application and show a financial need. Deadlines are June 1 for the fall semester. November 1 for the spring semester.
  • Kaw Nation Academic Scholarship Program-Assistance to (Kaw tribal members) who wish to complete a college degree program. Although the student does not have to show a financial need, the student must be able to carry a minimum of twelve credit hours and maintain a 3.00 grade point average each semester. Deadline is May 1.
  • Kaw Nation Graduate Program-Assistance to (Kaw tribal members) who wish to complete a (Graduate Degree Program). Students must apply through FAFSA and be eligible for other types of assistance such as loans. Deadline is June 1 for the fall semester and November 1 for the spring semester.
  • Adult Vocational Training Program-Assistance to Kaw tribal members and Native Americans living within the Kaw Nation service area who wish to attend a long-term course of 1 – 2 years at a vocational technical school. Students must apply and be eligible for FAFSA to qualify. Download an application (requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader), and then print out, fill out, and return to Social Service Department, Kaw Nation, Drawer 50, Kaw City, OK 74641
  • Adult Education-Assistance offered to Kaw tribal members and Native Americans living within the Kaw Nation service area who wish to take short-term certification classes at the vocational/technical school. Download an application (requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader), and then print out, fill out, and return to Social Service Department, Kaw Nation, Drawer 50, Kaw City, OK 74641
  • Johnson O’Malley Program-Currently offers educational support and incentive awards to eligible Kaw tribal members and Native Americans living within the Kaw Nation service area and attending the Kaw City, Kildare, Peckham, Newkirk, or Blackwell schools. Families must be eligible for the free/reduced school lunch program.

SOCIAL SERVICES

For more information regarding the education and social services programs offered through the Kaw Nation, please call 580/269-1186 or email khowe@kawnation.com.

  • Burial Assistance-Assistance with burial expenses for Kaw tribal members. Download an application (requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader), and then print out, fill out, and return to Social Service Department, Kaw Nation, Drawer 50, Kaw City, OK 74641
  • Emergency Transportation/Medical Program-Provides a one-time assistance to help stranded Kaw tribal members or to help members purchase medicines not available through the Kanza or IHS Clinics. Download an application (requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader), and then print out, fill out, and return to Social Service Department, Kaw Nation, Drawer 50, Kaw City, OK 74641
  • Emergency Utility Assistance-Provides up to $600.00 per year per household for utility assistance for Kaw families. Applicant must meet income guidelines to be eligible. Download an application (requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader), and then print out, fill out, and return to Social Service Department, Kaw Nation, Drawer 50, Kaw City, OK 74641
  • Emergency Utility Deposit Assistance-A one-time assistance. Pays $100.00 toward a utility deposit. Applicant must meet income guideline to be eligible. Download an application (requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader), and then print out, fill out, and return to Social Service Department, Kaw Nation, Drawer 50, Kaw City, OK 74641
  • Eyeglass, Denture, and Hearing Aid Program-Assistance with eyeglass, denture, and hearing aid expenses for Kaw tribal members. Download an application (requires Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader), and then print out, fill out, and return to Social Service Department, Kaw Nation, Drawer 50, Kaw City, OK 74641
  • General Assistance-For Kaw tribal members and Native Americans living within the service area of the Kaw Nation who need assistance due to loss of job, divorce, pending SSI/unemployment benefits.
  • Headstone Assistance-Assistance with headstone expenses for Kaw tribal members. Download an application (requires Adobe Acrobat orAdobe Reader), and then print out, fill out, and return to Social Service Department, Kaw Nation, Drawer 50, Kaw City, OK 74641

  

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