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

Sault Tribe Higher Education Department has changed the application process.

There will be three applications that will need to be sent in at various dates throughout the year. Below are details for each application.

• The first application is for scholarship applications. This application is closed on June 15, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

• The second Higher Education Application is for Grants. This application will be posted Aug. 23, 2021, to Sept. 21, 2021. The application closes on Sept. 21 at 11:59 p.m. The application grant form needs to be given to the University or College financial aid office. Students make sure you sign the bottom of the grant form.

• The third application for the Self-Sufficiency Incentive Award application (Fall Grades). This application will be posted Dec. 1, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022. Application closes at 11:59 p.m.

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.

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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