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The Education Division is dedicated to the concept that all students, from earliest childhood to adulthood, can learn and master basic educational skills. Students can succeed regardless of previous academic history, family background, socio-economic status, gender or ethnic identity. We believe that the primary purpose of our program is to instill all students with high expectations of academic success and competent thinking skills while fostering growth in social/emotional behaviors and positive attitudes.

Services provided by the Education Division include the following:

Summer 2024 TED Scholarship opens

TED Flyer Summer 2024Application period now open for Sault Tribe members attending college and/or trade school during the 2024 Summer Semester. Deadline to apply is Aug. 30, 2024, by 11:59 p.m. Visit https://www.saulttribe.com/membership-services/education or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and the application packet.

TED Flyer Summer 2024

TED Application - Summer 2024


2024-2025 Sault Tribe Scholarship Program

The 2024-2025 Sault Tribe Scholarship Program application period is now open through Aug. 2, 2024.

Scholarship Flyer

Higher Education Scholarship 2024-25 Application


Sault Tribe Internship Program

  • Internship Program for Sault Tribe member college students


Sault Tribe Youth Development Fund

  • Youth living within the seven-county service area may request funding for a variety of purposes outside of tribal programs.


Early Childhood Programs

  • Child Care Center (Infants through pre-school age)
  • Early Head Start (Infants and toddlers)
  • Head Start (Pre-school)


Youth Education & Activities (YEA) Program

  • Homework Labs & In-Class Tutoring
  • Cultural Enrichment Activities
  • Tribal Youth Council
  • Summer Activities (Circle of Life and Little Learners)


Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program

  • On-The-Job Training
  • Work Experience
  • Summer Youth Employment Program
  • Senior Employment Program
  • Classroom Training


Adult Education Program

  • GED Classes
  • GED Test Assistance
  • GED Referral Assistance


Higher Education Program

  • Scholarships
  • Higher-Education Grants
  • Self-Sufficiency Incentive Awards


JKL Bahweting School

  • JKL Bahweting School is operated as a public, charter academy rather than as a tribal program.


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