The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) promote and encourage education beyond high school for Tribal members. The Higher Education Scholarship program is available to any CSKT enrolled member who wishes to pursue an undergraduate or graduate level degree at an accredited educational institution in the United States. Scholarship applications are available each year and if you are considering or have thought about college, you are encouraged to apply. Applications become accessible in January, each year, and the deadline is May 2nd. Students must read through the Student Policy Handbook to understand how the Higher Education Scholarship program works, the application process and what is expected to continue receiving funding throughout the year and each year students must apply.

If you have questions or concerns, contact Miranda Burland at (406)675-2700 ext. 1074 or

The Higher Education Scholarship deadline of May 2, 2022 has passed and if your application is turned in after that, it will be stamped in as LATE. No late Higher Education scholarships will be accepted after October 31st. 

If you are interested in a Trade or Training School, you may be eligible for the Tribal License Plate Scholarship. This scholarship assists with the cost of registration or tuition for entry into a program. Contact the Scholarship Officer for more information.

Contact Person:

Miranda Burland, Scholarship Officer
(406) 675-2700 ext. 1074 

View additional scholarships by clicking on the Scholarship Links, over on the right-hand side of this page, or clicking on the Additional Scholarship Information tab.

Career Opportunities:

If you are interested in employment opportunities with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, click on this link for all Job Announcements: 

Take a look at Salish Kootenai College career opportunities at: 

S&K Technologies career opportunities at: and select Careers at S&K.

Higher Education Scholarship Files