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.
USFS Internship Opportunity
Hello all, this opportunity was passed along by our Samish Natural Resource Program, looking for Native American students. Great way to get Natural Resource and Public Lands management experience!
Apply Now: USFS Native American Research Assistantship | THE WILDLIFE SOCIETY
The Wildlife Society, alongside the U.S. Forest Service, a Premier Partner of TWS, has announced new Native American Research Assistantships for 2019.
This is the fifth year for the professional development program, which facilitates opportunities for Native American students to be mentored by USFS Research & Development (R&D) scientists and promotes student advancement and training for careers in natural resource and conservation-related fields. Assistantship participants aid and learn about the USFS’ ecological science-based approach to decision-making and balancing multiple-use management of national forests and grasslands.
The deadline for applications is November 5, 2018.