Education

Tribal Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships are awarded to enrolled Wyandotte Tribal members who are attending or will be attending an accredited college or university. The full time student scholarships are in the amount of $2250.00 per semester, renewable for a total of eight semesters; providing the student continues to meet the guidelines set up by the Education Committee.

Masters Scholarships are available to enrolled Wyandotte Tribal members who have completed a bachelors degree and are pursuing a more advanced degree. This program has a four semester life span with $1500.00 awarded per semester effective January 2015.

Adult Vocational Training
AVT assists income qualified students in attending technical schools where the participants will be job ready in two years.

Adult Education
This program is available to tribal members who wish to upgrade or learn new skills to assist in obtaining better job opportunities.

Basic Library Program
Funded by the Department of Education the purpose of this project is to provide basic library services such as purchasing books and other library materials. The library now has a fully equipped computer lab with seven workstations that are Internet accessible and open to the public.

Preschool
The Preschool Program has received national recognition as one of the best preschool programs in the country. In addition, the Office of Indian Education chose the preschool to be a 1995 Showcase winner. Preschool education is provided to 80 children on an annual basis. The children are given an early start in education efforts by learning academic, social, and recreational skills. Since the inception of this program, the children who graduate from the preschool have excelled in their public school education.

Preschool Extended Day After-School Program
These two programs generate revenue to help maintain the early childhood program of the Wyandotte Nation. Our early childhood program is now open year around.

Child Care and Development Fund
The Child Care & Development Fund Program is a project funded by the Department of Health Services and provides assistance to income qualified families in the provision of day care. It also provides for training of day care providers, and educating parents as to how to choose a proper day care situation. Another purpose of the program is to give parents a choice as to the type of day care they would like for their children. This project assists in funding the Wyandotte Nation’s early childhood program.

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