Contact the education office for application assistance:
Regina Riley, Job Placement and Training Education Specialist
Phone: 405-547-2402 ext. 209
HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Higher education assistance is available nationwide for Iowa Tribal Members who purse an Associate or Baccalaureate Degree through an accredited two-year college or a four-year university. With proper documentation and application, Iowa Tribal members will receive funding for full-time students who are enrolled in 12 hrs or more and as well as for part-time students who are enrolled in 11 hrs to 6 hrs each semester. Scholarships are limited to a first come first serve basis.
ADULT VOCATIONAL TRAINING
The Adult Vocational Training program provides assistance to Iowa Tribal members and other eligible Indians who reside within the Iowa Tribe service area that need vocational education for entry into the work force. Only those applicants who declare and intent to accept and retain full time employment will be selected to receive services.
DIRECT EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE
The purpose of the Direct Employment Assistance program is to assist Iowa Tribal members and other eligible Indians who have a job skill to obtain and retain permanent employment. Applicants must be adult Indians residing within the Iowa Tribe service area and demonstrate a need for employment services. An applicant must be unemployed or underemployed to receive employment services. Only those applicants who declare a desire and intent to accept and retain full time permanent employment at the chosen employment location shall be selected.
K12 PRIVATE EDUCATION PROGRAM ASSISTANCE
The K12 Private Education Program assistance is available nationwide for Iowa Tribal Members who have been accepted into an accredited K12 private school. With proper documentation and application, Iowa Tribal members will receive funding for full-time students who are enrolled in a full time accredited K12 education institution. Scholarships are limited to a first come first serve basis.
3rd – 6th GRADE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma is looking for 15 youth 3rd – 6th grades that reside within the ITO service district to sign-up for our new 3rd—6th grade Afterschool Program. Our new Afterschool Program will be an academic program providing instruction on an individualized basis; by certified teachers.
eLearning is learning utilizing electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. eLearning is an excellent tool for anyone wanting to improve their academic achievement.
The ITO eLearning Classroom program is composed of virtual seats, within the Reading Plus and Think Through Math self-paced computer programs, which are for students 3rd grade through college and adults who need help raising their academic levels or who may need to prepare for GED classes.