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
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. ...

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Chickasaw Reading Program

The Chickasaw Reading Program is designed to assist children by providing books to encourage reading. ...

Online Application Available

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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. ...

Online Application Available

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Film/Video

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

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Chickasaw Nation Child Development Centers

This program provides long-term positive differences in the lives of children by focusing on the total development of the child. The Chickasaw Nation Child Development Centers are year-round facilities that provide child care and education in secure environments....

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Nation College Clothing Grant

The Chickasaw Nation College Clothing grant provides eligible Chickasaw students with a grant to purchase clothes. Clothing grants are available to Chickasaw college students pursuing bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree, and will be provided in the form of a VISA gift card. Funds are to be used for clothing purchases only....

Online Application Available

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Chickasaw Nation Choir Program

Since its beginnings in 2002, the Chickasaw Children's Choir has had the honor of performing at milestone celebrations such as the "Ground blessing" of the American Indian Cultural Center in Oklahoma City, Okla., Governor Brad Henry's Children's Inauguration and numerous times at the Oklahoma State Capitol.  The choir also performs at a variety of tribal events, including the Chickasaw Annual Meeting and Festival and Youth Arts Celebration. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

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

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Senior Site Art Workshops

The senior site art workshops provide opportunities for arts curricula to Chickasaw Nation Senior Center elders throughout the Chickasaw Nation jurisdiction.  These workshops are held in the division of arts and humanities’ arts classroom.  Completed artworks have the opportunity to be exhibited during the year. ...

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

Chickasaw Nation Early Childhood and Head Start Program

The Chickasaw Nation Early Childhood and Head Start Program is a center-based federal and tribally funded program that promotes the school readiness of children from ages three to five years. The program philosophy is based on the principle that early childhood education should address children’s needs in all areas of development: physical, social, emotional and cognitive. ...

Chickasaw Nation Residents

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

Chickasaw Nation Inclement Weather Program

This Inclement Weather Program (IWP) provides child care for Chickasaw students and the children of Chickasaw Nation employees, when the Chickasaw Nation offices are open and schools are closed due to inclement weather. This program provides a safe and stable environment for children while the parent is at work. ...

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

Chickasaw Nation School of Guitar

Chickasaw School of Guitar is a course that brings music to life for Chickasaws and other youth. Students will be provided with instruction and the opportunity to perform upon successful completion of learning skills. Students will potentially receive a guitar after completing the course for continued growth and life enhancement through music. Beginning and intermediate classes are offered.

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

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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Recruitment and Retention Program

The Chickasaw Nation Recruitment and Retention Program aids Chickasaw students who attend the University of Oklahoma, University of Central Oklahoma or Oklahoma City Community College....

Online Application Available

Chickasaws At-Large

School-Age Program

The school-age program is provided after school and during spring, summer, fall and Christmas breaks for children four to 12 years of age. This program allows children to experience exciting activities through age-appropriate field trips, park days and special events. Children stay active through arts and crafts, theater productions, storytelling, music and dance, community service projects, scientific exploration and much more. After a...

Online Application Available

Chickasaw Nation Residents

School-to-Work Program

This program provides eligible student employees the opportunity to pursue higher educational goals while receiving full-time pay/benefits. During the program, student employees also fulfill all requirements and responsibilities of their on-the-job training. ...

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...

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