Education Services

Redding Rancheria Community Education Fund (RRCEF)

Available Programs

Adults
Education Assistance Program

Supplemental assistance up to $300 per calendar year is provided to help adult students attend college, university or trade school. Each student may submit one request per calendar year. The funds may be used for reimbursement or paid directly to the school or vendor for tuition, books or other required materials. You must have a C (70%) or better to receive funds.

Requirements

  1. Native American (Federally or non Federally recognized)
  2. Address in the Redding Rancheria Service Area(see service area defined below)
  3. Photo ID

Deadline

Accepting applications through January 1st-June 30th
July 1st-December 31st

**Funds are limited for each intake period. This is first come first serve basis.


Native American Education Scholarship – FALL 2019

The Native American Education Scholarship provides funding for Native American students currently enrolled at a college, university or trade school. It provides (5) recipients with a financial award up to $500 towards tuition, books and other school related costs for the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 semesters.

Requirements

  1. Native American (Federally or non Federally recognized)
  2. Address in the Redding Rancheria Service Area(see service area defined below)
  3. Currently enrolled and are taking classes for the Fall 2019 term at a qualified institution as defined by the RRCEF. Qualified students are regionally accredited, are nonprofit, offer the majority of their classes at physical campus within United States, and disburse Federal Student Aid.
  4. Have a minimum, cumulative GPA of 2.0

Deadline

Friday, June 21, 2019

**Students will be notified via email, postal mail or phone by Monday, July 8, 2019 regarding Selection Process.


Youth

Native American High School Education Scholarship – FALL 2019

The Native American High School Education Scholarship will provide funding for (2) Native American High School Seniors with a scholarship of $500 each towards attending trade school, college, or university for the Summer 2019/Fall 2019 semesters.

Requirements

  1. Native American (Federally recognized)
  2. Address in the Redding Rancheria Service Area(see service area defined below)
  3. Be enrolled full time in trade school, college, university for Summer 2019/Fall 2019 that is a qualified institution as defined by the RRCEF
  4. Have a minimum, cumulative GPA of 2.5

Deadline

Friday, June 28, 2019

**Students will be notified via email, postal mail or phone by Friday, June 14, 2019 regarding selection process.


Johnson O’Mally (JOM) Program – (School Supplies)

The Johnson O’Malley Program provides funding for Native American Youth, who require assistance with purchasing school supplies.

Requirements

  1. Student must be an enrolled member of Federally Recognized Native American Tribe only
  2. Address in the Redding Rancheria Service Area(see service area defined below)
  3. School aged (3 years to 17 years)
  4. Preschool to 12th grade (preschool must submit proof of enrollment)

Deadline

Until cards are gone


Service Area is defined as

All of Trinity County, from and including the City of Redding to the Siskiyou County line, from and including the City of Redding to the Tehama county line, including Cottonwood and those with Cottonwood addresses, from and including the City of Redding and the Trinity County line, from and including the city of Redding to Round Mountain and all of those with Round Moutnain addresses, and from the city of Redding to Shingletown and all those with Shingletown addresses.

Email Questions to:  RRCEF@redding-rancheria.com