Coming soon: Marking your scholarship as “for room and board”

For fall 2024, students applying for the Tribal scholarship will be able to request that the funding be designated as “for room and board.” This is to allow students like those who attend University of California schools to access their full Tribal benefits.

CPN hopes to recruit more dental hygienists, nurses with scholarship

The CPNHS Scholarship for Service, or Mshkeke (the Potawatomi word for medicine), covers tuition and fees in return for a minimum of one to three years of employment at a CPNHS site. Scholarships are available for one person going into a licensed practical nurse program and for two people in a dental hygiene program.

Young family descendant named veteran scholarship recipient

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education selected Sarah Dunigan as the second recipient of the Michael John Kennedy Scholarship. She attends the University of Oklahoma in Norman and takes pride in three generations of relatives who served in the military throughout the 20th century.

Understanding grade point averages

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised many questions about the physical health of students and faculty in schools. However, many students may be overlooking the health of their grade point average, or GPA.

Roger Greenwalt utilizes new knowledge to build community

Greenwalt found out about the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Department of Education scholarship while reading the Hownikan at the same time his children started college. When the time felt right for him to return to school, he applied, too.

Tribal scholarships no longer subject to tax

Native American students who receive scholarships from their tribe are no longer required to pay taxes on those dollars, even if students use the funds for expenses other than tuition.