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Education

The mission of the education program is to promote educational programs that foster the preservation of Samish culture and traditions and instill a desire for lifelong learning in all Samish tribal members.

We do this by providing the following services for enrolled tribal members:
  • Higher Education Assistance Awards (after high school): Financial Support is available to Samish Tribal Members after High School. Please contact the Education Program directly for the current forms & applications.  As of August 2018, we have a waitlist for undergraduate funding for the 2018-19 Academic year.  Any completed applications received will be added to the waitlist in the order they are received completed in case funding becomes available.
  • Tutoring Support: Financial Assistance is available, for tutoring services, for K-12 students completing a GED/HS Diploma.  Please contact the Education Program directly for the current forms & applications.
  • Course Completion Incentive Program: Samish Tribal Members are eligible, once per quarter, for a $100 award for completing a post-secondary school course. Please Login and follow the link to the online application for Course Completion Incentives

For all 3 programs, Tribal members should login to the website for additional information and Course Completion Online Application

For Education Assistance questions or to contact us for the latest forms, use the E-mail us contact link.

Higher Education Assistance Update, Undergraduate Funding

by Adam Lorio | Aug 24, 2018
Wow, for the first time in a while, we currently have a waiting list of students who have completed applications requesting undergraduate Higher Education Assistance.  For the 2018-19 school year, the entire budget approved by Tribal Council is planned for spending to support our tribal members pursuing studies after High School.  Waitlisted students will be notified immediately if funds become available.  We will continue to accept appplications for the waitlist.  We are grateful every year that Tribal Council chooses to support our students in achieving their academic goals and excited to be supporting so many students this year.
If you have students looking for guidance in pursuing studies after High School don't hesitate to have them contact us.  We love to help.

Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes
Dates: 20 – 20 Sep, 2018
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Cultural Boat Trip - Sept

Anacortes
Dates: 22 – 22 Sep, 2018
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Native Film Festival

Anacortes
Dates: 22 – 22 Sep, 2018
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Huskies Native American Appreciation Night

Seattle
Dates: 22 – 22 Sep, 2018
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Native Film Festival

Anacortes
Dates: 23 – 23 Sep, 2018
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Wool Workshop 1 of 2

Anacortes
Dates: 29 – 30 Sep, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes
Dates: 04 – 04 Oct, 2018
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Upper Skagit Elder's Luncheon

Sedro Woolley
Dates: 11 – 11 Oct, 2018
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Wool Workshop 2 or 2

Anacortes
Dates: 13 – 14 Oct, 2018
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Nooksack Elder's Luncheon

Everson
Dates: 18 – 18 Oct, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes
Dates: 18 – 18 Oct, 2018
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Artists Studio Tour

Anacortes
Dates: 20 – 21 Oct, 2018
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Beading

Anacortes
Dates: 27 – 28 Oct, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes
Dates: 01 – 01 Nov, 2018
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Píxwel Esq’áplh/Fall Camp Samish

Oak Harbor
Dates: 02 – 04 Nov, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes
Dates: 15 – 15 Nov, 2018
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Harvest Meal

Anacortes
Dates: 17 – 17 Nov, 2018
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Culture Committee Meeting

Anacortes
Dates: 18 – 18 Nov, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes
Dates: 29 – 29 Nov, 2018
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Everett Silvertips

Everett
Dates: 01 – 01 Dec, 2018
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Crafts and Community Potlucks

Anacortes
Dates: 13 – 13 Dec, 2018
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Christmas Party

Anacortes
Dates: 16 – 16 Dec, 2018
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