December 13, 2017
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation will be accepting College Housing Assistance Program applications for the spring 2018 semester starting Jan. 2, 2018
The College Housing Assistance Program will provide up to 125 students with up to $1,000 per semester for housing costs. Eligible applicants must be a member of a federally recognized tribe and reside within the Cherokee Nation. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 12.
Applicants must also meet Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA) income guidelines as well as other eligibility requirements according to the College Housing Assistance Program policy. Priority will be given to Cherokee Nation tribal citizens and students who were served on the program the previous semester.
The College Housing Assistance Program is a NAHASDA-funded program designed to assist low-income Cherokee Nation citizens and other Native American students in securing safe and affordable housing while seeking a first-time bachelor’s degree and maintaining full-time student status at an accredited institute of higher education.
For more information, please contact 918-456-5482.