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Higher Education

College & Adult Vocational Training

  • Scholarships awarded, based on a Number of Credit Hours, to GTB tribal members seeking post-secondary degrees who are attending a Michigan Public University or Community College.
  • Scholarships awarded, based on the Number of Clock Hours, to GTB tribal members seeking certification and/or licensing at an accredited Adult Vocational Training facility.
  • The Higher Education scholarship program is funded through RAO and BIA funds.



Melissa Alberts

Phone: 231.534.7765

Fax: 231.534.7773    

Email: melissa.alberts@gtbindians.com


Dana McClellan

Phone: 231.534.7356 

Email: dana.mcclellan@gtbindians.com

Education Office: 845 Business Park Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686

Higher Education Guides and Applications

Higher Education & Adult Vocational Training Guidelines

Higher Education & Adult Vocational Training Application

Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver Application

Taxable/Non-Taxable Portion of Scholarship

Higher Education List of Items Required