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Higher Education’s Self-Sufficiency Incentive Awards Deadline is 1/31/2017

by: Brandi MacArthur

The Sault Tribe Higher Education’s Self-Sufficiency Incentive Award Program is accepting application packets and grade reports between December 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017 for the FALL 2016 semester. This program pays an estimated $30 per credit hour for classes passed with a "C" or better, as long as it is not a repeat course.

DEADLINE: 1/31/2017

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Students must complete a 2016/2017 Higher Education Application Packet and submit it along with a copy of their current tribal card and their FALL 2016 grades.

GRADE REPORTS: (can be unofficial transcripts printed directly from the college website as long as it has the following)

1. The student’s full name

2. College name

3. State the courses are for FALL 2016

4. Show credit hours per course

5. Show final grades per course

FOR MORE INFORMATION/FULL PROGRAM DETAILS, OR TO APPLY: please visit our website at http://www.saulttribe.com/membership-services/education/15-membership-services/education/44-higher-education

PROGRAM CONTACT: Brandi MacArthur at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All students who submit documentation to the Higher Education office will receive a confirmation email from Brandi. If you have previously submitted documentation but have not received your confirmation email, please contact Brandi. (Emails go out within 48 hours of submission unless it is the weekend in which case your paperwork will be processed on Monday.)


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