Title VII Indian Education Program
Is your child eligible?
For eligibility purposes, an Indian is defined as any individual who is:
1) a member (as defined by the Indian tribe or band)
of an Indian tribe or band, including those Indian tribe
or bands terminated since 1940, and those recognized
by the State in which the tribe or band reside; or
2) a descendent in the first or second degree (parent
or grandparent) as described in (1); or
3) considered by the Secretary of the Interior to be an
Indian for any purpose; or
4) an Eskimo or Aleut or other Alaska Native; or
5) a member of an organized Indian group that received
a grant under the Indian Education Act of 1988 as it
was in effect October 19, 1994.
Download the 506 form here and return it to your child's school. Need help? An example form is included in the download. Call 742-4449 with any 506 questions.
|Federal funding generated from 506 forms helps Title VII develop unique and specialized services for Alaska Native and American Indian students. These services include in-school support, tutoring and after-school activities for students and their families.
Are you, your child, or his/her grandparent an enrolled member of an Alaska
Native Group or American Indian Tribe?
If so, your child may be able to enroll in Title VII Indian Education Program.
Enrollment will increase opportunities available for your Native student. The
program's goal is to help Native students meet and exceed state academic and
Upon enrollment, your child will be eligible to participate in various (K-12)
- Academic tutoring
- Cultural enrichment activities
- Summer enrichment programs
- Student internships during the summer
- Scholarships, career and post-secondary training and exploration
- Native Advisory Committee (parents, teachers and high school students)
Enrollment in the program does not obligate a student to participate.
Perhaps your family does not have documentation or declines eligibility in Title
VII Indian Education services. If so, please write the student's name, date of birth
and status on the form and return it to your school. This status will be noted in the
ASD database. In the future, if you acquire documentation or change your mind,
please contact the Title VII Indian Education office at the number below.
If you have any further questions, please contact us at 907-742-4449.