(Updated May 2022)

*Only enrolled Members of Oneida Indian Nation, which is located in New York, are eligible for Scholarship and Incentive Awards through this Program.

Internal Forms

To be completed and uploaded to online application.

Required Bureau of Indian Education Higher Education Grant and NYS Indian Aid applications for applicable students below—please see eligibility requirements to see whether you need to apply.

Bureau of Indian Education Higher Education Grant

  • You will need to call your school’s Bursar’s Office in order to get your school’s Unique Entity Identifier Information. Here is how your school can access that number. Send them this pdf/link and then ask them what the number is, so you can write it on your application.
  • All full-time vocational, undergraduate and graduate students are required to apply to the BIE Higher Education Grant as part of Scholarship Program.
  • July 31, 2022 for Fall 2022 Semester
  • Nov. 30, 2022 for Spring/Winter 2023 Semester
  • March 15, 2023 for Summer 2023 Semester (only if BIE funding available/permits)

Brooke Ratliff (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa)
Tribally Controlled Schools/Nashville Education Resource Center
Cell: (615) 330-2470
Website: www.bie.edu

New York State Indian Aid

  • All part-time and full-time vocational/technical/trade and undergraduate students attending school in New York are required to apply to NYSIA as part of Scholarship Program.
    • Graduate students can also apply by adding in “Graduate” on their application, though there is no guarantee for funding.
  • Enrolled Members & Children of Enrolled Members
  • July 15, 2022 for Fall 2022 Semester
  • January 4, 2023 for Spring 2023 Semester

Tasha Colgan
Administrative Assistant for the Native American Education Unit at New York State Education Department
E-mail: Tasha.Colgan@nysed.gov
Office: (518) 474-0537

If you need additional information or unsure about certain processes/procedures, you can refer to this list of Helpful Contacts.