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The Sault Tribe Higher Education Department application package for the 2021/2022 season.

Self-Sufficiency Application (Fall Grades)

ALL required paperwork must be mailed, emailed or faxed for each application. Higher Education Department will no longer pull from an old file for tribal cards, W-9s, or applications.

The Higher Education Department does not do Blood Quantum Certification. You need to go through Sault Tribe Enrollment Department. There is a $15 charge email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tuition Waivers Certification goes through Sault Tribe Enrollment Department. There is a $15 charge email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver application can be obtained online or from the Sault Tribe Enrollment Dept. by calling 906‑632‑8552 or contacting Melissa Kiesewetter at 517‑241‑7748 (office), 517‑360‑1005 (cell), or email, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tuition Waiver form

FYI: If you have had a Michigan Indian Tuition waiver in the past, you don’t need to fill out a new form every year. Students need to notify Melissa Kiesewetter to renew the application.

If you transfer to a different college or university, you will need to fill out a new Michigan Indian Tuition waiver.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa 

If you have any questions, please contact Diane McLeod-Maleport, Sault Tribe Higher Education Specialist, at phone number 906‑635‑7784 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please contact the Higher Education Specialist for assistance with the following:
• Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver
• Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
• Sault Tribe Scholarships Program
• Higher Education Grants Assistance Program
• Sault Tribe Self-Sufficiency Incentive Awards Program

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