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Higher Education Application

Instructions and criteria for the Higher Education Scholarship Award:
  1. Applicants must be a Tribal Member of the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake.
  2. Must have graduated from high school and provide a copy of their diploma or GED equivalent. Exceptions shall be High School Seniors who must submit most current report card.
  3. Provide two (2) letters of recommendations from individuals outside of the school/family.
  4. Submit a copy of their most recent school report card, discipline, or attendance records to indicate continued education.
  5. Submit a typewritten essay, five hundred (500) words maximum, titled “My Educational and Career Goals”, once accomplished, how you will utilize them to improve your Tribal Community”.
  6. Applicants must submit verification of “Full Time” (12 units +) enrollment status and a recent College Transcript (if applicable). This includes any vocational or trade school programs.
  7. All applications with required documents must be submitted and received at the Tribal office by the announced due date.
  8. Students must maintain passing grades in all enrolled subjects and have a minimum GPA (Grade Point Average) of 2.0 to apply or receive scholarship awards.
  9. Each year completes a cycle and students must reapply for another scholarship award. The student will be required to provide a brief oral presentation at the next scheduled General Membership meeting expressing how the Scholarship award contributed to their education.

Printable Version – Please Fax to 707-275-0757.
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