Registration available for Cherokee College Prep Institute

May 3, 2017

Weeklong camp readies high school juniors and seniors for college


TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Foundation is now accepting applications for the fifth annual Cherokee College Prep Institute July 16-21 at Carl Albert State College in Poteau.

The weeklong camp connects students with admissions counselors from across the U.S. to analyze, prepare and complete college applications, identify scholarship opportunities, and explore schools of interest.

CCPI’s engaging curriculum, developed in cooperation with College Horizons and participating university faculty, includes interactive sessions focusing on ACT strategies, essay writing, interview skills and time management.

The Cherokee College Prep Institute is offered at no cost to Cherokee Nation citizens preparing for their junior and senior year of high school. All lodging, meals and testing expenses are provided by Cherokee Nation Foundation, Cherokee Nation Businesses and Carl Albert State College.

Applications will be accepted through June 15 and are available online at

Participating universities include University of Arkansas, Bacone College, Carl Albert State College, University of Central Oklahoma, Duke University, Harvard University, KY-WV-LSAMPS/STEM, Northeastern State University, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma State University, Ponoma College, University of Pennsylvania, Rogers State University, Stanford University and Yale University.

For more information, contact the Foundation at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (918) 207-0950.