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COVID-19 Technology Grant for Students

The Chickasaw Nation COVID-19 Technology Grant for Students provides technology assistance to Chickasaw students in grades K-12 to support technology needs in education. Eligible Chickasaw students or a custodial parent or legal guardian of a Chickasaw minor will be awarded a one-time assistance payment. Chickasaw citizens who previously received assistance under the COVID-19 Distance Learning Package will not qualify for this program.

Eligible Chickasaw students may be awarded a one-time assistance payment of $500 per citizen. Applications and required documentation can be submitted online at Chickasaw.net/DistanceLearning.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a Chickasaw citizen enrolled in K-12
  • Economic impact caused by COVID-19 at any point between March 17, 2020 and the date of the application including:
    • Receiving unemployment benefits or have been unemployed
    • Household annual income less than $75,000 for single or married filing separate, less than $112,500 for head of household or less than $150,000 for married filing jointly or surviving spouses
    • Experiencing housing instability or risk of homelessness
    • Experienced food insecurity
  • Chickasaw citizens that have experienced the following are also eligible:
    • Loss or reduction of income or employment
    • Change in household or family circumstances
    • Change in market circumstances
    • Financial stress due to medical needs

The application deadline is Dec. 1.

For additional information or questions, please visit Chickasaw.net/DistanceLearning.