Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Education and Training


  • The Fall Deadline has been extended until June 30, 2020. Offices are open and staff are available for questions.
  • If you have questions, please contact your Education Program Specialist at 828-359-6650.
  • Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:45 am – 4:30 pm daily


Click below for information on funding, accreditation, degrees and training offered by the EBCI Education & Training department.

Student Forms

EBCI offers a full list of PDF and Word Documents that are required to be printed, signed and turned in to the Higher Education Department by current and prospective students.

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 The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Higher Education & Training office recently partnered with Mars Hill University to offer EBCI Summer Youth College Experience (SYCE) participants a weeklong college immersion experience.



WIOA is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.



Students! You are required to apply for two scholarships per the revised Education & Training Guidelines. We have provided some resources for your convenience. Please click the Learn More button below for updates on new funding opportunities.

A Word

From Our Team

“Welcome to the new EBCI Higher Education and Training website. Our mission is to help those in our community set high educational goals and achieve those goals. Our new website is designed to easily accommodate current and future students in furthering their scholastic career.”

– EBCI Education & Training