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Tiʔi kirikirʔi:s (This is the Wichita) Education Services Department!

E:si:rasi:cʔi (How are You?)

Our Vision

To support the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes in their continuous efforts to defend and protect our tribal sovereignty; and to enhance the quality of life for the Wichita tribal people and the surrounding community by investing in education and cultural opportunities.

Our Mission

To assist Wichita tribal members in obtaining self-sufficiency and enhance their quality of life by providing educational, cultural and financial support through one-on-one counseling, outreach, and collaborative partnerships.

Education Programs

PK-12 EDUCATION
Pre-K through 12th Grade Students

HIGHER EDUCATION
Graduating High School Seniors and Adult Students

CAREER/JOB TRAINING & ENHANCEMENT
Career/Job Assistance or Entrepreneurship Opportunities

KITIKITI’SH SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
View current and past scholarship winners.
LUNCH BREAK
Discussions with the Education Services Department and honored guests on various education/career topics.
STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
View current and past student of the month winners.
GRADUATION BANQUET
Learn about this year’s Education Banquet and to view previous graduate pictures and slideshows.

Resource Guide

Education Services Department Resource Guide
Click below to view the Education Services Department Resource Guide.

Tutoring Services

To sign up and get connected with a tutor, please contact us:

405-247-8612     Email Us

Vocational Training

Presented by the Caddo Kiowa Technology Center.

Free and open to all!

Computer Lab

Monday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
  • Open to the public
  • Walk-ins are welcome
  • No time limit if no other previous appointments have been made or no lines occur
  • Masks must be worn
  • 4 computers available for use
  • May print up to 15 pages

To make an appointment, please contact us:

405-247-8612     Email Us

Scholarships

$20,000 in scholarships available to Wichita students – only one application needed!

Students can also apply for other scholarships through the American Indian College Fund.

Application is always open! (Next academic year, priority given to those who apply before the end of May.)

Student of the Month

Nominations are being accepted now!

Do you have a K-12, college or adult student who you would like to recognize for their hard work and commitment to their education?

Consider nominating them for the Wichita Tribe Education Services Department Student of the Month by clicking on the button below.

Resources

Higher Education Resources

Scholarships: 

American Indian College Fund

American Indian Education Fund

American Indian Graduate Center

American Indian Services

Association of American Indian Affairs

Best Mobility Aids- Disability Scholarships

Career OneStop: Scholarships

Cobell Scholarship (includes scholarships for Vocational/Technical Institutions)

Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars

Financial Aid and FAFSA Guide

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Gates Scholarship

Guide to Scholarships for Indigenous Students

Indian Health Services Scholarships

Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Fund

Learn How to Become (includs scholarships for students with disabilities)

Oklahoma’s Promise (OHLAP)

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education:ReachHigher Oklahoma 

 

Native Organizations:

American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC)

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

First Nations Development Institute

National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

National Indian Eduation Association (NIEA)

National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)

Native American Rights Fund (NARF)

Native Land Digital

National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition (NABS) 

NDN Collective

Office of Indian Education (OIE)

Oklahoma Council for Indian Education (OCIE)

Seventh Generation Fund

Tribal Education Departments National Assembly (TEDNA)

Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI)

UpStander Project

  

Internship/Externship and Fellowship Opportunities:

Wilma Mankiller Fellowship Program (NCAI)

 

Higher Education Related Resources:

A-Z List of US Colleges and Universities

College Guide for Homeless Students

College Guide for LGBTQ Students

College Guide for Undocumented Students

College Guide for Veterans

College Guide for Women in STEM

College Resource for Students with Disabilities

Financial Planning-For Native American Communities 

First Generation College Student Guide

Guide to Scholarships for Future Teachers

Indian Health Services:Tele-Education (online webinars/training,etc.)

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education 

Resources and Support for College Students with Diabilities

Tribal Colleges and Universities

Veteran Resources
COVID-19 Education Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Healthy Tribes

University of Arizona: Communication Toolkit

Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions, comments or concerns.

So:ti:cʔa (Thank You!)

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Phone

405-247-8612

Mailing Address

Department of Education
PO Box 729
Anadarko, OK 73005