FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
|What is the STAR Program?
The STAR Program is an educational incentive
program that was started in the Fall of 2007 and continues to grow
rapidly. The mission of the program is to encourage and improve the
academic success of Choctaw students. The intent of the program is
to recognize and reward the academic excellence of Choctaw students
and encourage more students to achieve success in the
The benefits of the STAR Program are that it:-Encourages academic success
-Improves Academic Standing
-Develops the value for attendance
-Works as an incentive to strive for goals
-Partners with area school districts
-Develops an appreciation for a strong work ethic
-Increases retention and graduation rates
-Instills students with a desire for post-secondary education
How do I apply?
To apply for the STAR Program all you have to do
is fill out an application and
mail, fax or email it, along with a copy of their Choctaw Nation of
Oklahoma membership card. You can also fill out an application
online by clicking here.
The program application does not have
to be renewed each year. Send in a new application only if there
has been a change in address or school.
A student can earn up to $50.00 per
semester. This continues from 2nd grade through 12th.
Students are awarded twice per school year. Once for the Fall semester and once for the Spring semester.
I attend a school with trimesters instead of semesters. Do I send in a report card at the end of each trimester?
For schools that grade on a trimester basis, we count the first trimester for the Fall award and average the second and third trimesters for the Spring award.
How do I get an award?
To receive your incentive all you have to do is
send in a copy of your report card and the Grade Verification
To find out about other programs please visit
the Choctaw Nation website: www.choctawnation.com
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
324 N. Washington
Durant, OK 74701