College Clothing Allowance

College Clothing Allowance

Offers a one-time payment to Choctaw tribal members nationwide who are currently attending an accredited college or university.


  • Must be a CNO tribal member
    • Relinquished, non-member, and pending CDIB/Tribal membership applicants are not eligible.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalency
    • Concurrent (dual credit) students are not eligible
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 cumulative credit hours at an accredited institution prior to application submission.
    • Courses completed at a technical school are eligible for assistance if those courses result in college credit
    • Zero level courses do not count toward completed credit hours unless the institution recognizes them as such
  • Must be actively enrolled in a minimum of 3 credit hours for the current semester
  • Must have earned at minimum a 2.0 GPA in the most recently completed semester
  • Must not have already received the College Clothing Allowance; this is a one-time allowance and can only be received once in the entirety of the college career.

How to Apply

Apply in the Chahta Achvffa member portal. Application date Jan. 2, 2024 – March 1, 2024.

Additional Information

Funding is based on a first come, first served basis. Students must meet all eligibility requirements to receive funding. Full-time and part-time students who meet eligibility requirements will be awarded $300. Application review and funding takes 6-8 weeks from the date of application.

Contact Information



CNO Headquarters

Choctaw Nation Headquarters
1802 Chukka Hina
Durant, OK 74701