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School Counselor's Corner

Hopi Tribe Grants & Scholarship Program


"As Servants of our people, we are dedicated to working in a spirit of Sumenangnwa-Naminangwa, providing quality service and preserving our culture, values, and resources.  We are committed to promoting opportunities for self determination and self-sufficiency."


  • To provide quality services to the Hopi People by enhancing a full range of educational opportunities.
  • Maintain efforts to increase the number of employable degreed Hopi professionals.
  • Maintain retention services which will enable students to complete programs. 
Types of Financial Assistance
  • BIA Higher Education Grants/Hopi Education Award: This award if for eligible Hopi Students pursuing AA, AAS, Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral and professional degrees on the basis of financial need as determined by the college/universities Financial Aid Office.
  • Tuition and Books: This award is to provide funding for those recipients not eligible for any other program awards.
  • Tribal Priority Scholarship: This scholarship is a competitive merit-based scholarship that is available to eligible Hopi college students pursuing Graduate and doctoral degrees in subject areas of priority interest to the Hopi Tribe. Deadline is June 15.
  • Hopi Academic Achievement Award: this merit-based scholarship is awarded to eligible graduating high school seniors (on or off reservation) for academic achievement. Deadline date is June 15.
  • Educational Enrichment Award: This award is meant to be utilized by students to learn practical, technical, academic and research skills to enhance their future educational or career goals. Deadline date is 30 days prior to date of activity.
  • Standardized Test Fee Award: This award is available to students who are required to take an entrance exam for school or a career certification test.  Examples of test covered by the scholarship include, but not limited to; Graduate Record Exam (GRE), Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Arizona Teachers Proficiency Exam (ATPE), Bar Exam, GED exam etc.  Open year yound (pending availability of funds).
Eligibility Requirements
  • Must be an enrolled member of the Hopi Tribe
  • Must be a High School Graduate or earned a GED certificate
  • Must be admitted to a regionally accredited college/university
  • Must submit a Letter of Admissions or a signed Program of Study (POS)
  • Must have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) & have applied for all federal, state, and institutional aid before being considered for HTGSP funding
  • Must meet the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) requirement the particular aid you are applying for.
BIA Higher Education Grant
First year recipients: Must possess a high school CGPA of 2.00, Second Year: Must possess a CGPA 2.25, Third and Fourth year: Must possess a CGPA 2.50. Graduate student: must possess a CGPA 3.00
Hopi Education Award
Entering Freshmen and continuing students must have a minimum high school CGPA of 2.50 or a minimum composite score of 50% on their GED exam. Graduate student: must possess a CGPA 3.00
*Tribal Priority Scholarship
Graduate and PhD students must possess a minimum CGPA of 3.50 to be considered for this award.
*Hopi Academic Achievement Award
Graduating High School Seniors must possess a CGPA of 3.50. A score of 1040 on the SAT or Composite score of 22 on the ACT
*Note: These merit-based awards require that each applicant submit three (3) letter of recommendation from each of the following: College Advisor, Community Leader and a Personal Reference.
Funding Sources
  • Hopi Education Endowment Fund (HEEF)
  • BIA Higher Education Grand-638 Funding
Required Documents
  • HTGSP Application
  • Verification of Enrollment Form
  • Official high school transcripts or official GED test scores must be sent from school or institution in sealed envelope (HS or GED transcripts need to be submitted once)
  • Official transcripts from all post secondary schools you have attended and/or are currently attending and must be sent from the school in a sealed envelople
  • Letter of Admissions
  • Financial Needs Analysis (FNA) fill out Part I only and send to financial aid office of the Institution you will attend.  An automated FNA also can be completed online for select Arizona schools using web address of www.aasfaa.or (AZ institutions ONLY)
  • Program of Study/Degree Checklist
Deadline Dates
* Summer Term - May 1*
*Fall Term - July 1*
*Winter Term - November 1*
*Spring Term - December 1*
All documents must be received by close of business (5:00 P.M. MST) by the respective semester deadline date in order for application to be complete.
Kathleen Sumatskuku, Program Administator
(928) 734-3531
Georgianna Sieweumptewa, Intake/MIS Coordinator
(928) 734-3543



Upward Bound is designed to increase the retention and graduation rates of high school students who are low-income and/or first-generation college students (parents have not earned a 4-year college degree).  Upward Bound will provide educational services to ensure eligible participants develop academic, emotional, social, motivational, cultural, leadership, and life-long learning skills necessary to graduate from high school, enroll in college, and earn a Bachelor's degree. CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE NAU UPWARD BOUND WEBSITE


At Hopi Junior Senior High School, we recognize the important role you play in your child's education. We appreciate that you support your child's school, and reinforce a number of valuable messages for your children, such as responsibility, accountability, respect for rules, and regard for others. 

As educators, our goal will always be to work together with you to create an educational environment which enables Your child to grow successfully into adulthood.

We welcome your involvement and we encourage you to take the following actions to ensure your child is successful in school:

  • get acquainted with the educators who have the responsibility of teaching your children;
  • learn how  your schools operate and are funded;
  • learn what is being taught to your children, and;
  • lend a helping hand with student activities supervision.

Bell Schedule

 19:04-9:54 AM1st Hour 19:04-9:34 AM1st Hour
 29:58-10:48 AM2nd Hour 29:38-10:08 AM2nd Hour

10:52-11:42 AM

3rd Hour 310:12-10:42 AM3rd Hour
 411:46-12:36 PM"A" Lunch 610:46-11:16 AM6th Hour
 512:40-1:30 PM"B" Lunch 711:20-11:50 PM  7th Hour
 61:34-2:24 PM6th Hour 412:54-12:24 PM"A" Lunch
 72:28-3:18 PM7th Hour 512:28-12:58 PM"B" Lunch
 T3:35-4:30 PMTutoring   

 68:30-9:10 AM6th Hour 110:28-11:06 AM1st Hour
 79:14-9:54 AM7th Hour 211:10-11:48 AM2nd Hour
 19:58-10:38 AM1st Hour 311:52 AM-12:30 PM3rd Hour
 210:42-11:22 AM2nd Hour  412:34-1:12 PM"A" Lunch
 311:26-12:06 PM3rd Hour 51:16-1:54 PM"B" Lunch
 412:10-12:50 PM"A" Lunch 61:58-2:36 PM6th Hour
 512:54-1:34 PM"B" Lunch 72:40-3:18 PM7th Hour
 HR1:38-2:18 PMRTI/HOMEROOMT3:35-4:30 PM Tutoring
A2:22-3:22 PMAssembly   
T3:30-4:30 PMTutoring