Cherokee Nation Foundation offering free college prep camp July 14-19

March 5, 2019

High school juniors and seniors can apply through May 15

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Cherokee Nation Foundation is now accepting applications for the eighth annual Cherokee College Prep Institute July 14-19 at Northeastern State University.

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 Northeastern State University.

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

Participating universities include University of Arkansas, Bacone College, University of California-Los Angeles, University of Central Oklahoma, Duke University, Northeastern State University, University of Notre Dame, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, University of Pennsylvania, Pomona College, Rogers State University, Stanford University, Swarthmore College and Yale University.

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