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Services

COVID-19 UPDATES

Certain Chickasaw Nation programs, services and offices have been modified to continue to serve while also observing the best possible safety protocols. Visit the COVID-19 INFORMATION page for the latest updates and information. We will continue to provide updates as the situation progresses.

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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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

College Native Explorers

The college-age Native Explorers program offers guided exploration of the natural world to Native American college students....

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Creative Writing Classes

Classes in creative/fiction writing – short story, novel, play or film script – for adults are offered throughout the year. ...

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 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

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

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. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Higher Education Grants, Scholarships and Incentives

Grant and Scholarship Information: Higher Education Grants The higher education grant may be awarded to undergraduate, graduate or doctoral students who maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher each semester. General Scholarship A general scholarship is available to ...

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 Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities Division hosts the Imanoli writers’ conference annually in August at the Chickasaw Nation Business and Conference Center on East Central University’s campus in Ada, Oklahoma. ...

Both

Internship Program

Focused on educating young Chickasaw leaders in government, community and business relationships, ...

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

Junior Native Explorers

Junior Native Explorers 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

Public Speaking Class

The Chickasaw Nation Division of Arts and Humanities is offering classes in public speaking throughout the year to assist and encourage employees and others who normally avoid speaking before groups to learn how to be a better communicator. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Recruitment and Retention Program

Prepares, supports and empowers Chickasaw students for success. Through participation in social, cultural and campus events, academic support and career development, retention rates will increase for Chickasaw citizens....

Online Application Available

Both

School Readiness Curriculum

This program assists families with children ages three to five, who do not live in an area with access to a preschool, or in situations where children are home-schooled. ...

Online Application Available

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