Higher Education


The Colville Tribal Education Assistance Program (CTEAP) was created by resolution #1977-358 of the Tribal Council for the purpose of assisting enrolled members of the Colville tribes who wish to pursue further education in institutions of higher learning, business and commercial schools, vocational / technical institutions, and technological schools. The Education Assistance Program is intended to assist students enrolled either on campus or enrolled in extension courses, as well as regionally and/or nationally accredited institutions. Graduate and Senior level students are considered priority funding.

Higher Education
Higher Education is contracted from the Bureau of Indian Affairs with federal monies. Enrolled Colville Tribal members are eligible for supplemental grants in post secondary liberal arts program attending a two or four-year college or university. Must reflect financial need.


2019-20 Online Application- available Here
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CTEAP-HE Grant-For students planning to attend college starting Fall 2019.
To apply-Click the application link above, for new students click "sign up" in the top right of the web-page, use your email and create a password. You should receive a confirmation email in a moment -- go there, click the link, and you'll be ready to complete the application. (Be sure to check your junk mailbox if you do not see the link in your inbox). For returning students, click "sign in" and use your current sign in information. If you do not remember your password, please click 'trouble signing in' to reset your password. Now you’re ready to apply. Please contact Brandy Katich at 509-634-2776 if you have any questions or concerns.

Students must complete a FAFSA application with the college


Fall term - August 1st
Winter term- December 1st
Spring term- February 1st
Summer term- May 1st