The Cahuilla Scholarship Committee was established in 2008 to formalize support for higher accredited education and vocational training to enrolled members of the Cahuilla Band of Indians who meet eligibility criteria. In 2017, the tribe extended scholarship support to assist with primary/secondary education expenses. Scholarship assistance is intended to be a general welfare benefit that meets the educational needs of our community.
Scholarships are available to all tribal members on a needs basis and based on funding availability. Our committee is comprised of five (5) elected volunteer members who serve a four-year term. We review and approve incoming scholarship applications monthly, provide annual policy review, and manage the scholarship budget. The tribe has supported dozens of tribal members through the scholarship program and celebrates our tribal graduates every year.
Cahuilla has supported tribal members in receiving their juris doctorates, masters, bachelors, associates, and various vocational certificates from: