Employment & Education

The Employment and Education Division carries out the essential function of helping the youth for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation.

Higher Education

Creation and Purpose: 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.

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

2016-17 Online Application Here

2017-18 Application will be available after May 1st
(if you are applying for the 2017-18 Cecelia Somday Scholarship, please complete the 2016-17 Application by April 1, 2017)

click the application link above, then click "sign up" in the top right of the webpage, use your email and set a password. You should receive a confirmation email in a moment -- go there, click the link, and you'll be into the system. (Be sure to check your junk mailbox if you do not see the link in your inbox). Now you’re ready to apply. Please contact Brandy Katich at 509-634-2776 if you have any questions or concerns.

CTEAP-HE Application Check List PDF

Student Responsibilities Form PDF

Higher Education Attachment I:Financial Aid Form PDF

Student Degree Plan Form PDF

For other scholarships, grants & federal aid assistance-click 'Higher Education' tab on the left menu, then click 'Financial Aid'

2016 Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Held at the 12 Tribes Resort & Casino
Ceremony Flyer PDF
Graduate Blanket Information PDF
Graduate Blanket Form PDF