Eligible students must be:
- Enrolled member of the Hopi Tribe
- Currently enrolled full-time at a regionally accredited college or university.
- In good academic standing at the institution attending.
Funding requests that will be considered:
- Laptops/desktops (See note under “Funds Available” section below)
- WIFI services
- Computer software
- Computer accessories
- Required specialty equipment or technology needed for coursework
Funding requests that will not be considered:
- Car repair or payment
- Living expenses
- Personal expenses
- Reimbursement of items previously purchased
It is our goal to support as many students as possible with a limited amount of funds. Please limit your request to what is truly needed to help you successfully complete your coursework. You will be asked to prioritize your request on the application.
Not all requests will be fully granted and are at the full discretion of the Selection Team. Maximum award is $500 per student. Student’s must demonstrate a willingness to partner with the HEEF by pledging personal funds to purchase large items over $500. A receipt confirming purchase of item valued over $500 is due for submission to the HEEF within one month of being awarded.
Requirement of the Recipient:
To assist with fundraising efforts, grant recipients are required to submit a photo of themselves utilizing the purchased item and a short note thanking donors for their support. Recipients will be encouraged to use their personal social media to share this information.
A complete application will include the following by the deadline date (8/28/2020):
CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
- A complete and signed HHEEF application
- Fall 2020 Class Schedule which include credit hours
- Unofficial Transcript
- Proof of Hopi Tribal Enrollment: Copy of Hopi Tribal Enrollment card or other formal verification from Hopi Tribal Enrollment Office
- 1 page max- student statement on page 4
The Hopi Higher Education Emergency Fund (HHEEF) was created to address the technological challenges faced by Hopi students as they strive to complete online coursework during the COVID- 19 pandemic. Generous donor support has made it possible to partner with students to obtain the necessary tools needed to be successful for distance learning. If awarded, this grant is a one-time award to eligible students.
Awarding is not based on a first come first serve basis. Applicants are encouraged to take time and be thoughtful in their request that is due by 8/28/20. Please ensure that your application is complete and signed.
Completed applications can be sent via:
Mail (must be postmarked by August 28) Fed Ex or UPS:
Hopi Education Endowment Fund Hopi Education Endowment Fund
PO Box 605 1 Hopi Mission School Road, House L
Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039 Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039
To protect your private information applications should not be emailed. Due to Hopi Tribal Executive Orders per the Government Shutdown due to the COVID Pandemic you are encouraged to mail, courier or fax your application. If you have no alternative but to hand carry your application to the HEEF you are required to wear a face mask and make arrangements for drop off at our office in Kykotsmovi, AZ.
Questions about the application can be directed to: 928-734-2275 – firstname.lastname@example.org