Applications for benefits from new members can only be accepted once the enrollment process is complete and you have received your official notice of enrollment.Prior to this you will not appear on the service list as eligible to receive benefits.
The Snoqualmie Tribe’s Education Department supports Tribal Member life-long learning, from cradle to elder.
Jarrod Da, Education Director
Jerry Warren, Education Assistant
P: 425.888.6551 ext. 1119
Effective immediately: The submission deadline for weekly applications will be moved to 5PM on Wednesdays for the Education, Housing, and General Resources Department. Applications received by the Wednesday deadline will be processed for a check on the following Friday. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work through an increase in volume of applications. (This deadline change does not affect the monthly GW Consolidated Assistance distributions)
2022 Graduation Regalia Request
This benefit is open to all Snoqualmie Tribal Members and their descendants graduating in Spring 2022.
Please have this request submitted by May 31, 2022.
Mailer will go out on May 16, May 31 and June 6 dependent on when your eform is received.
Early Education (Pre-Kindergarten)
Ensure children receive essential development and learning support. Contact us for information and resources, or for assistance in enrolling in early learning programs such as Head Start.
Update 8/24/2020: Homeschooling now eligible type of schooling and up to $7,500 of the benefit can be used towards supplies and curriculum.
Support and advocacy at schools including attendance at Individualized Education Programs and disciplinary meetings.
Update 8/24/2020: Kindergarten is now eligible for homeschooling and updates have been made to homeschooling allowances for ease of access.
Support for adults and elders continuing to learn and grow academically.
- Adult Vocational Training Benefit Application (PDF) – For enrolled members of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe
- Adult Vocational Training Scholarship Application (PDF) – For all Snoqualmie descendants
- Adult Educational Enrichment Activities Benefit (PDF)
- Descendancy Verification Form (PDF)
CCDF - Early Learning Program - UPDATED
The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe CCDF Certificate/Voucher program is currently full, the Tribe is accepting WAITLIST applications at this time.
The Tribe’s CCDF program can cover costs associated with the following:
- Early Learning tuition-State Licensed Center/Program/School must be under Kindergarten grade level
- Before & After School Care or Summer Camps/Care-Licensed Facility, licensed family/group home, or in home care by a relative provider
To qualify the applicant must:
- The applicant and child must reside in King, Snohomish, or Pierce county;
- The minor for which serves are being rendered must be: enrolled or a direct descendant of an enrolled member of a U.S. Federally recognized tribe;
- Minor be under the age of 13; and
- Must reapply every 16 months and utilize a provider that meets the criteria below.
To qualify the provider/school/program must:
- Be a state licensed child care or early learning program Must be willing to accept 3rd party payments by the Tribe, this program does not allow for reimbursements;
- Must be willing to provide invoices and/or timesheet;
- Payment can be issued monthly or quarterly; but cannot be issued as a yearly lump sum.
- Child Care and Early Learning Program Cover Letter (PDF)
- Child Care and Early Learning Program Application (PDF)
- Child Care and Early Learning Program Early Learning Facility/Center/School/Program Application (PDF)
Higher Education - UPDATED
Assistance and support for those attending higher education courses, including financial aid advice and resources.
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (External website) – A reminder that the Tribe is the payor of last resort for tuition after any federal aid that does not require repayment (eg. Pell grants, school scholarships, etc.). Please ensure you fill out the FASFA on a annual basis and provide a copy of your student aid package to the education process with your application.
- Higher Education Benefit Application (PDF) – For enrolled members and minor biological children of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe. The Education Department will now provide funding through this benefit for eligible students in Running Start programs.
- Higher Education Scholarship Application (PDF) – For all Snoqualmie descendants
- Descendancy Verification Form (PDF)
Student Loan Repayment Assistance
The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe provides a one-time benefit up to $25,000 USD (Twenty-five Thousand and 00/100 U.S. Dollars) for student loan repayment assistance to adult eligible Tribal Members (18 or over) to be used towards a single transaction/lump sum payment on an outstanding student loans for tuition, the degree for which has been completed. The student loan repayment assistance benefit will be mailed directly to the lender.
Please review all the details of the program on the application prior to applying.