The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) promote and encourage education beyond high school for Tribal members. The Higher Education Scholarship program is available to any CSKT enrolled member who wishes to pursue an undergraduate or graduate level degree at an accredited educational institution in the United States. Scholarship applications are available each year and if you are considering or have thought about college, you are encouraged to apply. Applications become accessible in January, each year, and the deadline is May 1st. Students must read through the Student Policy Handbook to understand how the Higher Education Scholarship program works, the application process and what is expected to continue receiving funding throughout the year and each year students must apply.

If you have questions or concerns, contact Miranda Burland at (406)675-2700 ext. 1074 or

The 2024-2025 Higher Education Scholarships deadline has passed.

The deadline to submit your application was Wednesday, May 1, 2024. If you would still like to submit a late application, you can do so and applications are also available in the Tribal Education Department. Late applicants are not guaranteed funding for the year. Late applications will be accepted until October 31st. Contact the Scholarship Officer for questions or clarification with the application or Policy Handbook. 

If you are interested in a Trade or Training School, you may be eligible for the Tribal License Plate Scholarship. Contact the Scholarship Officer for more information.

Contact Person:

Miranda Burland, Scholarship Officer
(406) 675-2700 ext. 1074 

View additional scholarships by clicking on the Scholarship Links, over on the right-hand side of this page, or clicking on the Additional Scholarship Information tab.

Career Opportunities:

If you are interested in employment opportunities with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, click on this link and go to the Employment tab for all Job Announcements: 

Take a look at Salish Kootenai College career opportunities at: 

S&K Technologies career opportunities at: and select Careers at S&K.

Higher Education Scholarship Files

2024-2025 Higher Ed Student Policy Handbook.pdf
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Higher Ed App 24-25 LATE.pdf
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