EUP CAN Do It Website: http://eupcandoit.ipage.com/
Michigan College Access Network Website: http://www.micollegeaccess.org/
The Voice and Vision of American Indian Higher Education.
Site includes: funding opportunities, list of tribal colleges, and a job board.
This program is not a Sault Tribe specific program. It is offered by the State of Michigan for any member of a federally recognized tribal member who has a ¼ blood quantum and will be attending a Michigan PUBLIC college or university. It also requires you to be a resident of the State of Michigan for not less than 12 consecutive months.
Students must complete the top half of the application and then mail it along with the $15.00 processing fee to the Sault Tribe Enrollment Department so that they may complete the bottom portion of the form. They will mail the completed form onto the State of Michigan for further processing.
Click here for a Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver application: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcr/MITWAppFinal-4-28-2016_523096_7.pdf
Click here to view frequently asked questions about the MITW: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcr/faqsmitw_329746_7.pdf
To renew your tribal or if you have questions about your enrollment, you may view the Enrollment website at: http://www.saulttribe.com/membership-services/tribal-enrollment
Completed MITW forms can be mailed to Enrollment at:
Sault Tribe Enrollment Department
PO Box 1628
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
American College Testing (ACT) offers multiple sections on their website that are dedicated to help students today prep for a post-secondary education.
Students may view the students section by visiting: http://www.act.org/products/higher-education-act-compass/
Students may utilize the practice materials that schools use for their ACT testing and that colleges use for the placement testing by visiting:
In this section, they offer materials on Math, Reading Writing Skills, Writing Essays and English as a Second Language.
Students may view the "What College and Career Readiness Scores Mean" by visiting:
In this section, they offer score readings for English, Mathematics, Reading, Science and Writing.
Sault Tribe Higher Education FaceBook Page:
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):
Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our 1,200 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 15 million students paying for college or career school. We are proud to sponsor millions of American minds pursuing their educational dreams.
You may visit their website at: https://fafsa.ed.gov/
Gates Millennium Scholars:
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. We provide Gates Millennium Scholars with personal and professional development through our leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career.
You may visit their website at: http://www.gmsp.org/
American Indian College Fund:
The American Indian College Fund is educating the mind and spirit of Native American communities by providing Native student scholarships and programmatic support for the nation's 34 accredited tribal colleges and universities, which are located on or near Indian reservations to provide access to an affordable, quality higher education while preserving Native cultures and languages.
The American Indian College Fund, established in 1989, is the nation's largest and highest-rated American Indian scholarship organization.
You may visit their website at: https://community.collegefund.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=449&gclid=CJGBs6Gw0b0CFYhaMgodWS0AjA
American Indian Graduate Center:
The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is a national private 501(c)(3) non profit headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico providing fellowships to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate students throughout the United States. Established in 1969, AIGC has disbursed more than 15,000 graduate fellowships with the support of the Bureau of Indian Education, corporate and foundation partnerships, and our generous alumni and private donors.
In 2001 AIGC Scholars was incorporated as a partner in the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, to help native communities successfully access the prestigious GMS scholarship, and to provide financial and academic support to the 1500 American Indian and Alaska Native students who earn this award through 2020.
You may visit their website at: http://www.aigcs.org/
College Horizons is a non-profit organization that supports the higher education of Native American students by providing college and graduate admissions workshops to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students/participants from across the nation. Two programs are offered in the summer: College Horizons services current 10th-11th grade high school students and Graduate Horizons services college students and college graduates.
You may visit their website at: http://www.collegehorizons.org/
The State of Michigan website offers interactive resources so you can review their wide variety of scholarship and funding opportunities.