The Cheyenne and Arapaho Johnson O’Malley Program is federally funded program that provides supplemental assistance for the unique educational needs of individual students. Funding for the program is provided annually for all eligible Native American students who live within the nine-county service area and attend a public schools or one of the Tribes Head Start Programs.
Assistance is also available by special request for students to attend UNITY, FFA conferences, FCCLA conferences, and educational conferences in conjunction with school or classes. In the summer months, assistance may also be available for Summer Enrichment Camps within Johnson O’Malley communities. This assistance is based on the availability of funds.
Johnson O’Malley Eligibility in Compliance with the JOM Modernization Act
Eligible American Indian and/or Alaskan Native students who are enrolled members of a federally recognized tribe or at least one-fourth or more degree of Indian blood descendant of a member of a federally recognized Indian tribe. In addition, eligibility requires these children be between the age of 3 through grades 12th.