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15.058 Indian Post Secondary Schools
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Snyder Act of 1921 Public Law 67-85, 25 U.S.C. 13.
To provide postsecondary educational opportunities for American Indian Students.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Students may attend one of two post- secondary schools operated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs without charge for tuition or room and board. Married student housing is not available on campus.
Applicant Eligibility: A member of a Federally Recognized Indian tribe.
Pre-application Coordination: None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: Haskell Indian Nations University: $105 per semester for housing, student activities, and textbooks; Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute: activity fee of $20 per semester; refundable loss or breakage fee of $30 per semester.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Account Identification: 14-2100-0-1-501.
Haskell Indian Nations University enrolls approximately 900 students, approximately 100 students graduate each year. SIPI has an average enrollment of 600 students of whom about 80 graduate each year. SIPI also offers technical certificate programs in addition to associate degrees.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
25 CFR, Part 40; Haskell Indian Nations University Catalog; Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute Catalog.
Regional or Local Office: See Regional Agency Offices. Haskell Indian Nations University, 155 Indian Avenue, Lawrence, Kansas 66046 Phone: (785) 749-8454. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, 9169 Coors Blvd, NW., Albuquerque, NM, 87120 (505)-346-2348.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
To the extent that space is available, all applicants meeting the eligibility criteria and demonstrating the ability to benefit from post-secondary education will be accepted.