How to Contact the Education Department

Donya Williams,

Student Services Director
Email: dwilliams@miamination.com
Phone: (918) 541-2176

Julie Olds,

Tribal Liaison to Miami University
Email: jolds@miamination.com
Phone: (918) 541-1300

Kara Strass,

Miami University Liaison
Email: strasskl@miamioh.edu
Phone: (513) 529-5648

Mission Statement


First and Second Semester Back-to-School applications will be mailed to all enrolled Miami Tribe of Oklahoma children ages Pre-School (minimum age 4 years) to Seniors in High School (maximum age 19 years). Back-to-School applications must be filled out completely. Please read the instructions on the application and make sure the bottom of the application is signed before returning it to the Myaamia Education office by the deadline stated on the application.

PLEASE NOTE THAT LATE, INCOMPLETE, OR UNSIGNED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. THE MYAAMIA EDUCATION OFFICE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR RETURNING INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS TO BE SIGNED OR COMPLETED.

Applications postmarked by the due date will no longer be processed. We are unable to accept late applications.

First Semester Applications must be in the Education Office on or before July 1.

Second Semester Applications must be in the Education Office on or before November 15.

 

Eligible tribal members may apply for funding as listed below:

Awards

Grade Amount
Pre-School (minimum age 4 years) $50
Kindergarten through the 6th grade $75
7th & 8th grade $100
9th through 12th grade $150

If you have questions, contact the Education Office.

You must complete an application each time to receive Back to School Funds. Checks will be mailed within three weeks after the deadline.

*The Tribe may require, at any time,  the recipient of back-to-school funds to produce receipts for items purchased with said funds as a requirement for receiving future funding.* 

*The policy of the Miami Tribe related to any matter involving a tribal member who is a minor is to communicate with the biological parent or legal guardian.*   

Please mail the completed form to:
Miami Nation
PO Box 1326
Miami, OK 74355
Attn: Back-To-School Funds