The Summertime Achievement Reward (STAR) is a pilot scholarship available to legally enrolled members of the Osage Nation who attend seventh through eleventh (7-11th) grade, in the next academic school year, and are identified by school record to be accelerated, gifted and talented, and/or academic achievers with excellent potential. Supporting Osage students in their educational endeavours has always been a priority of the Osage Nation government. The STAR Scholarship assistance will be awarded to Osage students nationwide that plan to participate in summer camps for high achievers.
OSAGE NATION SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM (ONSSP)
The Osage Nation School Support Program (ONSSP) provides academic services and assistance to Osage students in order to help them excel in their educational endeavors. A Tribal Education Advocate will monitor each enrolled student’s grades and attendance, obtain tutoring support if needed, and help them navigate through the college search, enrollment, and funding application process.
NATIONWIDE ACADEMIC TUTORING PROGRAM (NATP)
The Nationwide Academic Tutoring Program (NATP) is offered nationwide for Osage students with at risk students as the priority. The Education Department works collaboratively with families and national accredited tutoring centers across the nation. NATP is open to all legally enrolled members of the Osage Nation who attend kindergarten through twelfth grade (private or public schools), regardless of where in the United States they may reside or academic standing in the class requiring tutoring.
JOHNSON O’MALLEY (JOM)
The Johnson O’Malley program provides supplementary financial assistance to meet the unique and specialized education needs of American Indian students enrolled in one of the public schools served by the Osage Nation. The program offers basic school supplies to eligible JOM students enrolled in grades Pre-K – 12.
OSCAR H. HOPE YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP
The Hope Scholarship will be awarded to ten (10) Osage students nationwide each academic year. In order to qualify, students must be enrolled in kindergarten through twelfth (12th) grade and have a minimum 3.0 GPA for the year the scholarship is awarded.
The Oscar H. Hope Youth Scholarship is set forth by the estate requirements. The amount may change from one academic year to the next due to annual earnings (from previous year).