Services

Chickasaw Nation Residents - These services are available only within the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

Chickasaws At-Large - These services are available only outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

All Service Areas (Both) - These services are available both within and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries.

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Service About Service Area
Chikasha Holitoplichi - Honors Program

The Chikasha Holitoplichi (Honors Program) rewards students striving to complete continuing education goals and academic success. This program is available for Chickasaw college students beginning their sophomore year through professional school. The program offers degree completion incentives and the opportunity to receive graduation stoles. ...

Both

Child Care Assistance Program

The child care assistance program provides child care assistance to eligible Native American families who live within the Chickasaw Nation service area. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

CNASA (Chickasaw Nation Aviation and Space Academy)

This is a weeklong summer academy for students interested in space, aviation, math, and science. CNASA is designed to inspire excellence and to motivate and challenge the vision, talent and energies of our young people, encouraging them to pursue careers in science and technology. ...

Both

Creative Writing Classes

Classes in creative/fiction writing – short story, novel, play or film script – for adults are offered throughout the year. The classes are two hours each week and run for eight consecutive weeks.  The eight weeks allows students time to complete a short story, first chapter of a novel, or first act of a play or film script and take place at the arts and humanities building, 201 North Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma.  Each week students are given an opportunity to write using story starters.  A question and answer session time is held at the end of each class. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Direct Service to Public Schools

Direct service is provided to public schools through the direct service application process. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Film/Video

Chickasaw Nation film/video programs and services offers quality, professional-level video and audio instruction. ...

Both

FIRST Robotics Competition

The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is a sport of the mind designed to help high school students discover the interesting and rewarding life of engineers and researchers. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

FIRST Tech Challenge

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is designed for those who want to compete head-to-head, using a sports model. Teams of up to 10 students are responsible for designing, building, and programming their robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

FIRST LEGO League

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) provides students with an exciting experience in a global robotics program that ignites an enthusiasm for discovery, science and technology. The FIRST LEGO League teams are guided by a team coach and assisted by mentors. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Head shot and Resume Workshops

Head shot and resume workshops designed for actors, models, singers, dancers and technical support for all ages and levels of experience and are offered throughout the year.  Professional head shots and resumes are a standard requirement for all film, commercial and modeling auditions, and are requested more and more when auditioning for plays.  The workshops take place in the black box theatre in the arts and humanities building at 201 N. Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma. The hea...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Higher Education Grants, Scholarships and Incentives

Chickasaw citizens pursuing higher education from accredited institutions are eligible to receive various grants and scholarships to assist with the cost of tuition, books and fees. ...

Both

Hinoshi’ Chokma’ (Good Paths)

The Chickasaw Nation Hinoshi’ Chokma’, or “Good Paths” Program provides young Chickasaw ages 14 to 21 with assistance in goal setting and life skills. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Imanoli Creative Writers Conference

The Imanoli Creative Writers Conference is designed for aspiring writers looking to enhance their writing skills. Professionals from diverse fields of writing will share their knowledge about a variety of processes and styles. ...

Both

Imatahli (Preparing Someone) Education Program

The Chickasaw Nation Imatahli Program (Preparing Someone) assists Chickasaw students who attend Norman public middle and high schools with college and career preparedness. Education coordinators provide educational resources and refer to other agencies that help with academic success. ...

Chickasaws At-Large

Internship Program

Focused on educating young Chickasaw leaders in government, community and business relationships, the Chickasaw Nation internship program provides motivated college-aged students with a first-hand view of what it takes to be highly effective ambassadors and real-world problem solvers....

Online Application Available

Both

Johnson O'Malley Public School Program

Johnson O'Malley (JOM) is a federally-funded program which provides supplemental education programs and activities for Native American students attending public schools. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Jr. FIRST LEGO League

Junior FIRST LEGO League teaches the benefits of teamwork, sparks interest in science and technology and introduces basic design skills through a hands-on approach with the fun of LEGO building. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Junior Native Explorers/College Native Explorers

The Chickasaw Nation Junior Native Explorers Program is an innovative, hands-on, professional mentor-led education program designed to recruit, train and educate young people in the areas of earth science, natural science, biomedical science and medicine. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Native American Junior Invitational

The Native American Junior Invitational is a qualifying tennis tournament which allows youth to experience a tournament atmosphere without the pressures of a participating in school or tennis association bracket. It allows youth to display the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the game of tennis. T...

Both

Playwright Class

Chickasaw Nation Division of Arts and Humanities is offering a series of playwriting classes for anyone wanting to gain playwriting experience.  The classes allow an opportunity for each student to complete an individual first/rough draft of a play, or the students may work as a team and collaborate on writing one play.  With the team effort, there may be an opportunity for these students to become part of the core production team and take this play from conception to staged reading to theatre workshop to full production after the playwriting class ends....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Last Updated: 06/15/2017