District Rebel News ➤ Article 17092
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Posted Date: 01/02/2018

Technology Allowance Program

Opens January 15, 2018


The Choctaw Nation Higher Education Program will open the Technology Allowance Program application at 8 a.m. CST, January 15, 2018. Students who are awarded the Technology Allowance will receive $500 to put toward the purchase of the technology of their choice, for educational purposes. The Technology Allowance Program is a one-time program and only the first 400 complete applications will be awarded. If students had been awarded the Computer Distribution Program, they are not eligible for the Technology Allowance Program. 


Applications will be completely online and all required documents will need to be submitted via the online application. Paper applications will not be accepted. Students who wish to apply will need to apply as soon as possible as awards are made on a first come, first serve basis. After 800 applications have been submitted, the online application will close. Applications must be complete and legible. Incomplete or illegible applications will not be funded. The Technology Allowance Program is only allowed to fund 400 students, once the funds are gone the program is inactive until the next year.


Student Eligibility:

  • must be an enrolled and valid Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Tribal Member
  • must be working towards a degree (Associate degree or higher)
  • completed a minimum of 12 college credit hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (concurrent students are eligible)
  • must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for Spring 2018
  • applicants must have received HEP awarding the previous fall and already have an application on file for the Spring 2018 Term

Required Documents:

  • Copy of all college/university transcripts (must show institution and student name, all course titles, cumulative GPA and cumulative hours earned)
  • Copy of Spring 2018 class schedule (must show institution and student name, number of credit hours enrolled and course titles)

*Students, if your institution is on a different credit system, you will need to supply verification that it is equivalent to 6 credit hours. 


*Students, if your institution's spring semester starts past the open date, you will need to contact HEP before the online application opens.


Students, allow 4-6 weeks for processing.


For more information, visit www.choctawnation.com or call 1-800-522-6170 x:2885.