Scholarship Program

The Mille Lacs Band Higher Education Office (MLBHEO) is established to assist enrolled members of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and their children as they pursue their educational goals. A financial award may also be given to those members who successfully obtain their degree, diploma or certificate. This program is not intended to replace other forms of financial aid.

Due to COVID-19, the best way to contact the Scholarship Program is through email at The Program also monitors the Facebook page at If you would like to leave a message on the office phone to be retrieved later, the direct line is 320-532-4775.

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Higher Education
43408 Oodena Road
Onamia, MN 56359

Michele Berger
Scholarship & Career Counselor

800-709-6445 ext 4775
Fax: 320-532-7826

Scholarships and Awards

Vocational, technical, college, and university students can apply for scholarships to pay for books, tuition and fees. Scholarship applications are available online at

Academic Achievement Awards

These awards are given upon successful completion of various levels of education, from high school to graduate school. Academic achievement award applications are available online at

Educational Enrichment

Mille Lacs Band members of all ages can apply for Educational Enrichment funds to attend educational classes, school-based activities, cultural activities, and community education classes. Some restrictions apply. Educational enrichment fund applications are available online at

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