Higher Education / Vocational Education


Ora Lee Durand-Valisto

Physical Address:
628 Picacho Road
Winterhaven, CA 92283

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1899
Yuma, AZ 85366-1899

(760) 572-5268

(760) 572-3069


The Higher Education/Adult Vocational Training Program of the Quechan IndianTribe promotes educational opportunities to eligible tribal members by providing supplemental scholarships to pursue a college education or vocational training at a post-secondary institution.

The intent of the Quechan Tribal Scholarship award is to provide "supplemental" educational grant funds to be utilized for school expenses. It is not intended to replace annual income or meet total personal/household expenses. All students will be required to comply with and maintain the eligibility requirement of the program.


  • Individuals for are enrolled members of the Quechan Indian Tribe.
  • Individuals who have been accepted, admitted or enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education or vocational training school.
  • Individuals must have obtained a high school diploma or GED Certificate.
  • Individuals must maintain the required credit hour criteria, GPA, and attendance requirements to maintain their continued eligibility.

The Quechan Higher Education/Adult Vocational Training Program will provide an application form to be completed by the applicant. A checklist of all required documents will be included with the application. All documents must be submitted on or before the specified deadline date before the application can be forwarded on to the Higher Education Board for their review and consideration. The Higher Education Board is the governing board that recommends scholarship awards to the Quechan Tribal Council.

Please contact the Higher Education/Adult Vocational Training Department to obtain an application or any information that may be needed at the telephone number listed above.

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