(828) 359-6650

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Education and Training
Phone: (828) 359-6650


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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Need assistance in filling out the Free Application or Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Click on the link below to watch a tutorial on how to complete the online application. The FAFSA, Student Aid Report (current) is a requirement for all students at all degree levels.



Students! You are required to apply for one scholarship per the revised Higher Education funding Policy. We have provided some resources for your convenience. Click the Learn More button below for updates on new funding opportunities.

A Word

From Our Team

“Welcome to the new EBCI Higher Education 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 Higher Education