COLLEGE HOUSINGAssistance Program

The College Housing Assistance Program assists low-income Native American full-time students secure safe and affordable housing while seeking a degree at an accredited institute of higher education. The College Housing Assistance Program will provide eligible students with up to $1,000 per semester for housing costs.

College Housing Assistance Program

The College Housing Assistance Program application period is June 19, 2023 through August 11, 2023. You can download an application here or you can contact any Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation office at 918-456-5482 for an application during the application period.


    • Applicant must be member of a federally recognized tribe. Priority will be given to Cherokee Nation tribal citizens.
    • Applicant must be a resident of the Cherokee Nation.
    • Applicant must meet all eligibility requirements for the College Housing Assistance Program, including NAHASDA income guidelines.
    • Applicant must be a full-time student and be in good standing with the educational institution.
    • Priority given to students who were assisted the previous semester with College Housing Assistance Program funding.
    • Assistance is limited to eight (8) semesters.
    • Other eligibility requirements may apply according to the College Housing Assistance Program policy.



    NAHASDA Median Family Income Limits effective June 14, 2022

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