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Chickasaw Nation College Clothing Grant

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Clothing grants are available to Chickasaw college students pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree, and will be provided in the form of a VISA gift card. Funds are to be used for clothing purchases only.

The program offers $300 for full time students (attending 12 hours or more) and $150 for part-time students (attending 3-11 hours) to be used for clothing purchases.

You Provide

  • High school transcript (freshmen students only)
  • Class schedule
  • College transcript

Eligibility

  • Registered Chickasaw citizen
  • Enrolled in college full-time or part-time

Other Information

  • Original receipts must be returned to the division of youth services. The first and last name of the student/child must be written on each receipt.
  • The Chickasaw Nation Youth Services team will randomly audit cards throughout the purchasing dates.
  • Merchant code restrictions will be on cards to allow to adhere to the following purchasing guidelines.

Purchasing Guidelines

  • Purchases are limited to clothing only. Items that may be purchased include: dresses, shirts, shoes, boots, blouses, pants, shorts, capris, undergarments, school uniforms, jackets, coats, winter gloves, backpacks and belts.
  • Unapproved, non-clothing purchases include: textbooks, groceries, makeup, jewelry, perfume, hair products, flip flops, tobacco, alcohol, pajamas, swimsuits, cleats, sports equipment, ball caps, hats, etc.
  • All transactions are monitored for misuse or non-compliance. Grantees found in non-compliance will be placed on probation for the upcoming school year.
  • Ten dollars will be deducted from all replacement cards.
  • The Chickasaw Nation Youth Services Division is absolved from any further responsibility of cards upon delivery to the grantee.

Application Process

  • Application period:
    • Spring - March 1–May 15, 2021
    • Fall - July 1–Sept. 1, 2021
  • Applications may be submitted online by using an existing account or creating a new user account at Chickasaw.net/Services.
  • Applications may be submitted curbside in-person or by mail to the Chickasaw Nation Youth Services Division, however online submissions will receive processing priority. Paper applications may take additional time to process.

Incomplete or late applications will not be processed.

Award Notification

  • Qualifying applicants will be notified with an award letter via the United States Postal Service.
  • A non-reloadable VISA card will be issued.
  • The card must be activated upon receipt.

Online Applications

Service Area

Both

This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

Phone:
(580) 272-5585

Mailing Address

231 Seabrook Rd
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

Location

Youth & Family Building
231 Seabrook Road
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 310-6620