- Governor Jay Inslee announced a proposal to boost school spending by $200 million to keep state on track for meeting its court-mandated basic education obligations -
January 28, 2014 News Release
- Governor Inslee announced his appointment of Sheida R. Sahandy as the new Executive Director for the Puget Sound Partnership, the agency formed by the state Legislature to lead the recovery of the Puget Sound – January 7, 2014 News Release
- National Congress of American Indians Elects New Executive Committee
- NCAI News Release Oct. 17, 2013
- 2013 Centennial Accord Agency Highlights
- 72 page PDF Attachment
- Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) Highlights
- 1 page PDF Attachment
- Learn how Tribal Government Investments are Benefiting Everyone in Washington
State Agency Updates
We are happy to announce the Washington State Tribal Directory is now available online.
To be added to the directory or to update your information, contact us.
The Northwest Indian College, the Evergreen State College, Grays Harbor College, Antioch University-Seattle, and Muckleshoot Tribal College have collaborated on a report detailing how Native Americans are experiencing higher education in the State of Washington.
- Pathways for Native American Students: A Report on Colleges and Universities in Washington State (PDF)
American Indian Endowed Scholarship (AIES) Program The Washington Student Achievement Council (formerly the Higher Education Coordinating Board) is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 American Indian Endowed Scholarship (AIES) awards. Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2014. For eligibility requirements and application, please visit www.wsac.wa.gov/PayingForCollege/StateAid/AmericanIndian.
Indian Health Service (IHS) Scholarship
The scholarship application is available now and will close on March 28, 2014.
Application is available at : www.scholarship.ihs.gov
*First time users will create a user name and password. Returning users may sign in with established information.
Visit www.ihs.gov/scholarship, for information about eligible degree programs.
Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA) Scholarship.
Applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2014. For eligibility requirements and application, please visit WIGA Scholarship Program Application (PDF).
College Bound Scholarship Program offers the promise of tuition and books to qualifying 7th and 8th graders in Washington State. This scholarship covers the amount of tuition (at public institution rates) not covered by other state financial aid and a small book allowance for income-eligible students who sign up in the 7th or 8th grade, work hard in school, stay out of legal trouble, and successfully apply to a higher education institution when they graduate. The deadline for all applicants is by June 30 at the end of their 8th grade year. For more information, please call 1-888-535-0747 or visit the Washington College Bound Scholarship website.