The CPN strategically partners with select universities to support the educational endeavors of Tribal members.
Oklahoma Baptist University
Oklahoma Baptist University and Citizen Potawatomi Nation signed a collaborative agreement to provide a corporate online MBA program for CPN tribal members.
Program participants are selected by CPN leadership and screened by OBU.
To accommodate working adults, the MBA is as flexible as possible. Course requirements are completed in a unique 100-percent online environment. OBU faculty supervise, coach, and collaborate with students as they participate in the growth and development of their education.
To learn more about this program, please contact the Oklahoma Baptist University College of Graduate & Professional Studies admissions team at 405-585-4603 or the CPN Education Department at 405-275-3121 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CPN Department of Education now administers the consolidated CPN Tribal Scholarship via a user-friendly, online Education Portal.
The CPN Department of Education will administer the CPN Tribal Scholarship, a consolidated version of what was previously the Tribal Rolls, Housing, and Higher Education Scholarships. The Tribal Scholarship Program provides financial assistance for payment of tuition for Tribal members pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. Enrolled CPN tribal members who complete the application by the deadline and meet criteria will be eligible to receive up to $2,000 (full-time status) or $750 (part-time status) per semester.
Tribal Scholarship Deadlines
- Application opens: July 15 at 8 a.m. CT
- Application closes: Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. CT
- Application opens: Nov. 15 at 8 a.m. CT
- Application closes: Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. CT
- Application opens: March 15 at 8 a.m. CT
- Application closes: June 15 at 5 p.m. CT
Potawatomi Leadership Program
The Potawatomi Leadership Program educates, informs, and encourages qualified Potawatomi students, within the Tribal membership at large, to develop a more accurate perception of the Tribe and its operations.
The Potawatomi Leadership Program provides an opportunity for a group of high-achieving Citizen Potawatomi Nation college students to participate in an annual summer internship. The six-week program educates promising young Tribal members from around the world about CPN’s government, culture, and economic development. At its core, the PLP strives to cultivate talent from within CPN to ensure that younger generations are prepared for a role in the future governance of their Tribe.
Jejakwi / Like a Crane
(pronounced Tay-sha Zen-teck)
Potawatomi Leadership Program Advisor
M.A. in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies from Stanford University
M.A. in Education from East Central University
Enrolled Student at OU pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Studies focusing on Social Science
Minor in Restorative Justice
Charles Lee III
Minor in Communications