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Course Completion Incentive Program

Samish Indian Nation

COURSE COMPLETION INCENTIVE PROGRAM

 

POLICIES & PURPOSE

The Samish Indian Nation views higher education opportunities as a top priority for its members and is fully committed to providing opportunities to pursue higher education to the fullest extent possible.  Funds are appropriated by Congress, then administered by the Samish Indian Nation, to aid Indian students who remain in financial need after all other sources of financial aid have been applied.

The Course Completion Incentive Program is designed to encourage Samish members to pursue training, even on a course by course basis, by providing a $100 Course Completion Incentive paid to them directly after completion of the course.

ELIGIBILIITY

Applicants must me enrolled members of the Samish Tribe. Samish students attending higher education and receiving the Samish Scholarship are also eligible to apply for the Course Completion Incentive Program. Samish High School Students enrolled in the Running Start program where they will receive an Associates Degree as well as their high school Diploma upon graduation are also eligible for the Course Completion Incentive Program.

PROCESS TO APPLY

Applicants must complete the Course Completion Incentive Request and submit it to the Education Manager with proof of successful completion of the qualified course. This award is available once per quarter no matter how many classes are completed.

APPEALS

An applicant who has completed an assistance application and is denied funding may within 5 days of receiving notice of denial, appeal to the Samish Indian Nation Appeals Board.  The appeal must be in writing, addressed to the Appeals Board, and set forth the reason(s) why the applicant is appealing the decision.

The Appeals Board will meet to review the case, according to the Samish Indian Nation Appeals process.  A final appeal, if the decision by the Appeals Board is unsatisfactory to the applicant, may be made to the Tribal Council.  The decision of the Tribal Council will be final, and the applicant will be provided a written explanation regarding the basis on which the decision was made.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Samish Tribal Member
  • Provide proof of successful course(s) completion at the post-secondary level (including college/university)
  • Limit one request per quarter or semester
  • It is the responsibility of the student to submit a complete request for consideration
  • Eligible courses include college/university courses taken for credit, audit, or clock hours, professional certification courses, workshops and personal enrichment.

Upload Course Completion Documents

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You can attach a copy of your transcript or certificate of completion here. Otherwise, mail paper copies to: Adam Lorio Samish Education Director PO Box 217 Anacortes, WA 98221

By clicking submit you are agreeing to the Course Completion Incentive Program Policy and acknowledge that you are responsible for submitting a complete request for consideration.

General Council

Anacortes | Dates: 25 Jun, 2017
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Offices Closed - June 30th

Dates: 30 Jun – 30 Jun, 2017
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Birch Bay Waterslides

Blaine | Dates: 01 – 01 Jul, 2017
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Samish Island cemetery clean up

Bow | Dates: 08 – 08 Jul, 2017
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Cultural Boat Tour

Anacortes | Dates: 15 – 15 Jul, 2017
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July Council Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 22 Jul, 2017
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Mariners Salute to Native American Day

Seattle | Dates: 22 – 22 Jul, 2017
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Canoe Journey Landing at Samish

Anacortes | Dates: 23 – 23 Jul, 2017
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Tobacco-Free 5k Fun Run/1 Mile Walk

Anacortes | Dates: 05 – 05 Aug, 2017
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August Council Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 19 Aug, 2017
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Wild Waves

Federal Way | Dates: 20 – 20 Aug, 2017
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Cultural Boat Tour

Anacortes | Dates: 09 – 09 Sep, 2017
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September Council Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 16 Sep, 2017
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Cultural Class - Fall Cultural Day

Anacortes | Dates: 30 – 30 Sep, 2017
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Health Fair

Anacortes | Dates: 07 – 07 Oct, 2017
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October Council Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 14 Oct, 2017
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Culture Class – Beading

Anacortes | Dates: 21 – 22 Oct, 2017
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November Council Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 04 Nov, 2017
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Harvest Dinner

Anacortes | Dates: 04 – 04 Nov, 2017
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December Council Meeting

Anacortes | Dates: 09 Dec, 2017
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Tribal Christmas Party

Anacortes | Dates: 10 – 10 Dec, 2017
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Offices Closed - New Year's Observed

Dates: 01 Jan, 2018 – 01 Jan, 2021
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