Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society

Applications are now open for nomination.

2022 OKLAHOMA INDIAN STUDENT HONOR SOCIETY APPLICATION 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MONDAY MARCH 28, 2022 BY 5PM CST.

OCIE is proud to sponsor the Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society (OISHS). Established in 1989, the purpose of the OISHS is to recognize and honor Oklahoma Indian students who achieve the highest standards in academics, leadership, service to tribe and community, and moral character. 

Eligible high school or college students will:

  • Have a weighted or unweighted cumulative 3.9 grade point average (GPA) or above.

  • Certify qualifications, submit the nomination information, and pay a $15.00 membership fee each year.

  • Meet the definition of Indian under the Title VI Indian Education Program, possess tribal membership identification, or be able to provide a Certificate Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB).

  • Demonstrate substantive cultural participation, including virtual opportunities set forth by school district.

  • Indicate service or leadership activities, including virtual opportunities set forth by school district.

The Oklahoma Council for Indian Education also recognizes our highest achievers through three scholarships. Students may apply for more than one scholarship, but each application must be complete. To apply for the scholarships, students must be members of the Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society. The established scholarships are for one year and are $1,000 each. The three scholarships are: