The mission of the education program is to foster the preservation of Samish culture and traditions and instill a desire for lifelong learning in all Samish tribal members.
The education program also hopes to strengthen Samish support in local communities through partnerships and teaching and learning opportunities.
Stay tuned the the Education Program Blog posts below to stay up to date on opportunities and emergent issues.
Higher Education Assistance Update, Undergraduate Funding
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.