||(616) 681-9510 ext. 351
||PO Box 218
Dorr, MI 49323
The Tribe offers many scholarship opportunities for members. The following programs are available through 638
to all GLT Members:
638-Higher Education Scholarships
This program is for all students enrolled in an accredited
college/university. Scholarships are based on the student’s unmet need, which is determined by the financial
aid office of the school for which they are enrolled. Most scholarships are based on $100 per credit hour with
a $1200 maximum award allotted. ALL scholarships must be submitted within the first 60 days of the start of
classes. The tribe also funds a grade incentive program. The only requirements for this benefit is to achieve
at least a 2.0 GPA, submit your grades to Leah and a check will be sent for you to use any way you wish. This
is our award to you for doing so good in school. For example, if you take 12 credits and achieve a 3.75 GPA,
you are entitled to $540.00!
This program was established to assist the membership to acquire the job skills necessary
for full time employment. The requirement are the same as the above mentioned 638 scholarship only it is
available for accredited vocational schooling such as cosmetology school, truck driving school, mechanics
school, etc. This is a one-time only opportunity.
The tribe is able to help members search for jobs, create resumes, provide means for
clothing for interviews, clothing for the job and a stipend once a job is obtained to aid them until they get
their first pay check. To be eligible you must reside in the State of Michigan, be at least 18 years of age, be
unemployed for a minimum of 7 days and be actively seeking a permanent, full-time position. Other unlimited
services use of computer lab, resume software, paper and enveloped for resumes, local newspaper for job
searching, mock interviews.
This program will assist with GED testing fees.
In order to be eligible for JOM you must be a member of the Tribe, enrolled in school and
be between the ages of 3-17. JOM offers benefits to reimburse families for out of pocket expenses related to school
such as gym shoes, gym uniforms, band instrument rental, cap & gown for graduation, etc. Each student is
allotted up to $75 per semester.