Higher Education

Higher Education & Training

Manager Name
Brittany Beck

Summary of services
The Higher Education Program assists EBCI, enrolled members with the following:

  • Tuition (after financial aid has been applied)
  • Housing/Meals (on and off-campus, see the funding policy for details)
  • Supplemental Funds
  • Computer Funds
  • Graduation Bonus
  • Books/Materials
  • GED Assistance

Mission Statement
To provide funding for post-secondary degrees and job training opportunities for members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The Workforce Initiative Opportunity Act (WIOA) and Native Employment Works Program (NEWP) are grant-funded programs that assist youth and adults with on-the-job training and skills needed to join the workforce.

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