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Education

The Chickasaw Nation continues to offer a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of citizens. To learn more about programs and services related to education, click the link below.

Agent – Casting Director Seminar/Workshop
Since people have become interested in acting in film projects it is imperative that they become knowledgeable about how to find a reputable agent and what legitimate casting directors can and cannot...
Service Area: Chickasaw Nation Residents

Artesian Arts Festival
The 2020 Artesian Arts Festival, set for May 23, has been canceled. As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads globally and cases rise in the United States, including Oklahoma, the Chickasaw Nation has canceled the annual event out of an abundance of...
Service Area: Both

ARTesian Gallery & Studios
The ARTesian Gallery & Studios, located across the street from the Artesian Hotel and Spa at 101 West Muskogee in Sulphur, offers nearly 7,400 square feet of space to celebrate and share a variety of...
Service Area: Both

Career Technology Program
The Chickasaw Nation Career Technology Program (CTP) is available to part-time and full-time Chickasaw students attending a state or nationally accredited career technology...
Service Area: Both

Chickasaw Language Flashcards
Chickasaw language flashcards are a teaching tool to help children become familiar with the Chickasaw...
Service Area: Both

Chickasaw Nation College Clothing Grant
Clothing grants are available to Chickasaw college students pursuing a 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...
Service Area: Both

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...
Service Area: Chickasaw Nation Residents

Child Care Assistance Program
Provides child care funding to eligible First American families. Applicants must live within the Chickasaw Nation Service...
Service Area: Chickasaw Nation Residents

Creative Writing Classes
Classes in creative/fiction writing – short story, novel, play or film script – for adults are offered throughout the...
Service Area: Chickasaw Nation Residents

Direct Service to Public Schools
Direct service is provided to public schools through the direct service application...
Service Area: Chickasaw Nation Residents

FemSTEM
A unique opportunity tailored for middle school girls to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educational paths through hands-on activities, field trips and...
Service Area: Both

Film/Video
Chickasaw Nation film/video programs and services offers quality, professional-level video and audio...
Service Area: Both

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...
Service Area: 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...
Service Area: 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...
Service Area: 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...
Service Area: Both

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...
Service Area: 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...
Service Area: Both

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...
Service Area: Chickasaw Nation Residents

Southeastern Art Show and Market
The Southeastern Art Show and Market (SEASAM) and SEASAM Youth has been part of the Chickasaw Annual Meeting & Festival since...
Service Area: Both

Special Needs Assistance for Chickasaw Citizens with Disabilities Program
Reimbursement of up to $500 per year for disability related assistive technology needed or expenses incurred for a Chickasaw citizen with special needs to participate in extracurricular...
Service Area: Both

Youth Services Clothing Grant
Applications for the youth services clothing grant are accepted June 1–Dec. 31...
Service Area: Both