Education Department
Adult Education Program, ADE #300

The Adult Education Program is designed to provide educational assistance to enrolled adult members 18 years of age or older of the Chukchansi Indians who have not completed high school. Applicants have the option of enrolling in either a GED or Diploma Program to complete high school.

Adult Vocational Training, AVT #310

This portion of the Education Program is designed to provide education assistance to enrolled adult members of the Chukchansi Indians who attend or plan to attend a vocational training program.

The second portion is designed to provide educational assistance to enrolled members of the Chukchansi Indians who attend or plan to attend a 2-year Community College. These students may be pursuing a Vocational Certificate, an Associate of Arts, or an Associate of Science Degree.

The third portion of this program, Distance Learning, is designed to meet the need of our members who live in isolated area.

Scholarship Grant #320

The scholarship program is designed to provide educational assistance to enrolled adult members of the Chukchansi Indians who attend or plan to attend a two-year or four year college or university pursuing an AA/AS Degree from a community college or a BA/BS degree from a university.

K-12 Txtra Curricular Education Activities Tribal Grant Program #903

This program provides guidance for the provision of the Extra Curricular Education Activities. Activities covered in this program include but are not limited to academic enrichment programs, cultural enrichment programs, student aid, student recognition, academic development activities, academic and support equipment, before & after school programs, athletics and athletic programs, music, theatre arts and fine arts programs, short term loans for specific purpose use.

Johnson O'Malley #360

The entire purpose of the Johnson O’Malley Grant program is to give Educational Tutoring Assistance to Native American Students in our geographical area, which is limited to: Coarsegold Elementary School, Rivergold Elementary School and Raymond Knowles Elementary School. Parents or teachers can request help for their students. Like all federal grants for Native American Children, this one mandates a 506 form that the parents sign.

Child Care Development Fund Block Grant

The purpose of the CCDF Grant is to provide childcare funding assistance to:
• Parents with low income
• Single parents
• Working parents
• Parents who are enrolled at university/college/vocational ed/adult ed programs
• Parents with handicapped children up to the age of 18 years.
• Children whose parents qualify up to the age of 13 years, except handicapped

Honorariums

This program celebrates the accomplishments of our youth and rewards and motivates them to achieve other educational goals. Students must complete an application, and provide a copy of certificate or diploma. Awards are given at the end of 8th grade, 12th grade, and for the completion of a GED, Vocational ED/license, AA/AS or BA/BS.

School Clothing Allowance

This program provides money for each school aged child (k-12) to purchase clothing for the school year. It is an annual funding.

Library Grant

The library grant funds will help provide tribal members with access to information through library services and technology.

Questions?

If you have questions about any of the programs listed here or ones that you may have heard of at your school, please contact: Kathleen Kabbani at (559) 692-6506