The CIRI Foundation will be closed Monday, September 7, 2015 in observance of Labor Day. TCF will reopen for normal business hours Tuesday, September 8 at 8 a.m.

 September 1 Project Grant Deadline

The CIRI Foundation (TCF) will be accepting proposals for the Heritage Project Grant, Education Project Grant, and Journey to What Matters: Increased Alaska Native Arts and Culture Grant programs. Submissions are due no later than 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, to be eligible fore consideration. Please visit  for more information on how to apply.



September 30 Vocational Training Grant

The September 30 Vocational Training Grant Deadline opens this Tuesday, September 1, 2015. This deadline is for vocational/certificate-seeking students attending an accredited institution.

To apply, please submit an online application by logging into your student account and clicking the tab “Apply For a Scholarship or Grant.” If you are applying online with TCF for the first time, you must first create a student account. Please allow up to two (2) business days for TCF to approve your account

Need help applying? Review our handout “How To Apply Online/TCF Guidelines”

Now, not laterNew Opportunity: Trial Raven Fund

The CIRI Foundation (TCF) is offering limited funding to CIRI, Alaska Native, voting shareholders *who are not original enrollees or their direct lineal descendants* through The Raven Fund (a trial fund). The Raven Fund offers general scholarships and vocational training grants to qualified applicants.

Learn more about eligibility, requirements and how to apply



EHRB 2015-2016 cover2015-2016 TCF Education Resource Handbook  is now available. Learn more about other scholarships and grants available to you.

Indian Country Today published a surprising article that states many scholarships and grants for Alaska Native/American Indian students don’t have enough applicants seeking funding! Click Here to read this amazing article.

If you need access to available scholarships review TCF’s Education Resource Handbook

Upcoming TCF Deadlines

      • September 1 – Education, Heritage and Journey to What Matters Project Grant programs
      • September 30 – Vocational Training Grant deadline
      • December 1 – General Semester Scholarship

ID CARD 2109657Have you Registered?

CIRI and TCF invite you to register as a CIRI descendant to receive your CIRI descendant card!

Direct lineal descendants of CIRI original enrollees are eligible for TCF scholarships and grants even if they have not registered as a CIRI descendant, but there are many benefits to enrolling.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the benefits and process for registering as a CIRI descendant.


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