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Cowlitz Indian Tribe Tuition Assistance Program

Cowlitz Tuition Assistance Program

The Cowlitz Indian Tribe awards assistance for tuition and fees to enrolled Cowlitz members attending accredited trade/vocational schools or post-secondary institutions. Tribal funding will support one of each of the following certificates/degrees:

  • Trade/Vocational/Professional Certificate
  • Associates
  • Bachelor
  • Master
  • Doctorate

Students applying for a Cowlitz Tuition Assistance Award are urged to seek outside sources of funding for their education costs. To assist you, links to scholarship programs and other educational opportunities are provided on the Tribe’s website.

2018-19 Academic Year (June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019)

Students applying for a Cowlitz Tuition Assistance Award are urged to seek outside sources of funding for their education costs. To assist you, here are links to scholarship programs and other educational opportunities.

176 Cowlitz students have received awards for the 2018-19 academic year.  Funding may be available for those applying for assistance for the remainder of the academic year.  This 2018-19 award funding must be used by May 31, 2019.   Apply today!

Please review and download the forms and documents below. 

2018-19 Application for Tuition Assistance
2018-19 Instructions for Application for Tuition Assistance
2018-19 Education Goals Form
2018-19 Request for Payment of Approved Tuition Assistance Award Form

2019-20 Academic Year (June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020)

The 2019-20 academic year funding will provide assistance for tuition and tuition related fees to Cowlitz students in accredited full-time or part-time vocational, undergraduate, and graduate programs. Funding is limited…apply today!

2019-20 Cowlitz Tuition Assistance Award Application Packet


If you have questions, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Carol Burnison, Tuition Assistance Coordinator, at 360-353-9588