Graduation Cords and Stoles

Graduation Stoles

College Graduation Stoles

Graduation stoles are presented as a memento to Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma tribal members who are completing a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree program.

Graduation Stole Requirements:

  • The student must be a registered Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma tribal member.
  • The student must complete the online application.
    • If information provided on the Stole application cannot be verified through previous Higher Education Scholarship applications, you will be emailed to provide a verification letter, graduation registration or receipt from the institution stating your anticipated graduation/conferral date.
  • Students must apply in their senior year of their bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree program.
  • Students will only receive one (1) stole in the duration of their college career.

**If the online application is completed less than 4 weeks prior to your anticipated graduation date, we cannot guarantee that the stole will be received prior to graduation. Please allow at least 4 weeks for processing and delivery**

To apply for the graduation stole, please click here.

For additional information, please contact the Higher Education Program by email or by calling (580) 924-8280 ext. 4241 or 4988

 

College

Post-Secondary Graduation Cords

Graduation cords are presented as a memento to Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma tribal members who are completing a long-term technical program (at least 6 months) or an associate degree.

Graduation Cord Requirements:

  • The student must be a registered Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma tribal member.
  • The student must be completing a license, certification, or associate degree within the school year the application is submitted.
  • The student must complete the online application.
  • Students will only receive one (1) cord in the duration of their college career.

**If the online application is completed less than 4 weeks prior to your anticipated graduation date, we cannot guarantee that the cord will be received prior to graduation. Please allow at least 4 weeks for processing and delivery**

To apply for the graduation cord, please click here.

For additional information, please contact Career Development by email or by calling (580) 924-8280 ext. 2600.

 

High School

High School Graduation Cords

Braided in purple and white, the graduation cords feature a charm displaying the Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation. Graduation cords are presented to Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma graduates to keep as a memento. We encourage students to review and adhere to their school graduation policy.

Requirements to receive a Choctaw High School Graduation Cord:

  • The student must be graduating within the school year the application is completed.
  • The student must complete the online application (available in January). Click here.
    Request an application by email:
    -[email protected].
  • The student must hold a valid Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Tribal Membership.
  • The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Tribal Membership must be verified by the applicable department.

For additional information, contact High School Student Services by Email or calling (800) 522-6170 ext. 4105 or (580) 924-8280 ext. 4105.

For more information about High School Student Services click here.