School Clothing Guidelines

Student must be previously enrolled with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation before making application. Student must be at least three (3) years of age and enrolled in a certified Head Start program (not a daycare), four (4) years of age to 18 years, or 12th grade, and enrolled in a public/private school program, Pre-K through 12th grade. Home schooled students five (5) years of age to 18 years are eligible as well. All students must provide proof of school enrollment, according to the program guidelines. Applicants with three (3) or more children will need to complete a 1099 form to meet IRS guidelines.

New applicants or applicants adding a student who wasn’t on the application last year.

Documentation required:

  • Copy of the student’s Muscogee (Creek) Nation Citizenship card OR a printout from the MCN Citizenship Office. CDIB cards will not be accepted.
  • Verification of School Enrollment - Should your child’s school enrollment be pending, you may include them on the application and put an “*” next to his or her name. If all required documentation for the other children is received, their payment will be processed. Once the “*” child’s school enrollment has been approved, you may submit the verification and payment will be processed.
    • Public/Private School.
    • Students in grades Pre-K through the age of 15 must provide a report/grade card stating they have moved on to the next grade level or will remain in the grade for the following year (years must be stated). Students 16 years of age to 18 years, or 12th grade, must return the School Enrollment form, completed by a school official.
    • Home School.
    • Students 5 years of age to 15 must provide a report/grade card stating they have moved on the next grade level or will remain in the grade for the following year (years must be stated). Students 16 years of age to 18 years, or 12th grade, must have the Home School form completed and an accredited curriculum OR original receipts of textbooks purchased.
  • Copy of Custody Order or Legal Guardianship (if applicable).
  • W9 Form.

Applicants with three (3) or more eligible children listed on the application must complete and return a W9 form, to stay in compliance with IRS guidelines.


Past participants, meaning the applicant received assistance last season and NOT adding a new student or have no custody changes.

Documentation required:

  • Verification of School Enrollment - Should your child’s school enrollment be pending, you may include them on the application and put an “*” next to his or her name. If all required documentation for the other children is received, their payment will be processed. Once the “*” child’s school enrollment has been approved, you may submit the verification and payment will be processed.
    • Public/Private School.
    • Students in grades Pre-K through the age of 15 must provide a report/grade card stating they have moved on to the next grade level or will remain in the grade for the following year. (Years must be stated). Students 16 years of age to 18 years, or 12th grade, must return the School Enrollment form, completed by a school official.
    • Home School.
    • Students 5 years of age to 15 must provide a report/grade card stating they have moved on the next grade level or will remain in the grade for the following year (years must be stated). Students 16 years of age to 18 years, or 12th grade, must have the Home School form completed and an accredited curriculum OR original receipts of textbooks purchased.
  • Copy of Custody Order or Legal Guardianship (if applicable).

Applicants with three (3) or more eligible children listed on the application must complete and return a W9 form, to stay in compliance with IRS guidelines.

Requests for Reconsideration

Requests for Reconsiderations will be taken due to medical or family emergencies only and documentation must be provided.

Applicant must keep copies of receipts for their records. Should receipts not be received by the due date and the applicant cannot provide their copy, the application will be denied.

All applicants must comply with all guidelines in order to be eligble for the next school year.

Deadlines

Accepting ApplicationsĀ  May 1st thru November 1st
Receipts due by December 31st
NO EXCEPTIONS!!