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Cherokee College Prep Institute

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Whitney Dittman

Janice Randall

Registration available for Cherokee College Prep Institute

Weeklong camp readies high school juniors and seniors for college

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Cherokee Nation Foundation is now accepting applications for the fifth annual Cherokee College Prep Institute July 16-21 at Carl Albert State College in Poteau.

The weeklong camp connects students with admissions counselors from across the U.S. to analyze, prepare and complete college applications, identify scholarship opportunities, and explore schools of interest.

CCPI’s engaging curriculum, developed in cooperation with College Horizons and participating university faculty, includes interactive sessions focusing on ACT strategies, essay writing, interview skills and time management.

The Cherokee College Prep Institute is offered at no cost to Cherokee Nation citizens preparing for their junior and senior year of high school. All lodging, meals and testing expenses are provided by Cherokee Nation Foundation, Cherokee Nation Businesses and Carl Albert State College.

Applications will be accepted through June 15 and are available online at cherokeenation.academicworks.com.

Participating universities include University of Arkansas, Bacone College, Carl Albert State College, University of Central Oklahoma, Duke University, Harvard University, KY-WV-LSAMPS/STEM, Northeastern State University, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma State University, Ponoma College, University of Pennsylvania, Rogers State University, Stanford University and Yale University.

For more information, contact the Foundation at contact@cherokeenationfoundation.org or call (918) 207-0950.

About Cherokee Nation Foundation

The Cherokee Nation Foundation is a nonprofit organization serving the Cherokee Nation, a federally recognized tribe of more than 350,000 citizens. Its mission is to provide educational opportunities to Cherokee students so that they can reach their full potential. The Cherokee Nation Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. For more information, please visit www.CherokeeNationFoundation.org.

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