American Indian Recruitment
Value & Opportunity
Bacone College has a goal of 51% American Indian student body by 2020. To energize this strategic goal Bacone has initiated several new American Indian Scholarship opportunities. Our new goal along with our historical mission of providing education to American Indians makes Bacone a perfect place for American Indian students.
Bacone College provides unique opportunities for American Indian students by offering an environment that is conducive for American Indian students to learn, experience their culture, and grow in their identity and heritage as an American Indian.
Center for American Indians
Bacone College has at its heart this primary and historic mission of higher education with American Indians. The Center for American Indians at Bacone College stands as one of the 2 pillars of the institution to help support the mission of Bacone College. The Center for American Indians offers many programs that American Indians can be involved with to learn and grow in their cultural heritage. Learn More...
Bacone College has made many efforts to try and maintain an on-campus student population that is over 50% American Indian. The Scholarships reflect our efforts to do so and give American Indian students an opportunity to achieve their educational goals.
Center for American Indians
- American Indian Learning Work Community - 100% Tuition, Room, and Board
- American Indian Students of Promise - 100% Tuition (residency required)
Rennard Strickland School of Tribal Law and Criminal Justice
- Rennard Strickland Learning Work Com- munity - 100% Tuition, Room, and Board
- Rennard Strickland Students of Promise - 100% Tuition (residency required) Criminal Justice degree
American Indian Athletic Scholarships
- American Indian Athletic Learning Work Community - 100% Tuition, Room, and Board
- American Indian Athletes of Promise - 100% Tuition (residency required)
American Indian Academic Scholarships
- American Indian Art - 100% Tuition (residency required)
- Student Educators - 100% Tuition (residency required)
- Leadership - Principal Award - 100% Tuition (residency required)
American Indian Scholarships require membership in a State or Federally recognized tribe or nation as that tribe or nation defines its membership. All scholarships are based on un-met need for residential student. Students are required to complete FAFSA and apply for state and local grants. Some restrictions apply. Contact Bacone College admissions for more information. 918-781-7340.
Meet the Director
Kyle Taylor brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in American Indian Recruitment and admissions to Bacone College. Prior to Kyle's current position he served as Director of Learning Work for The Center for American Indians. He has also served in American Indian Recruitment at the University of Oklahoma in High School and College Relations, and the Educational Opportunity Program at San Francisco State University. Kyle directs all functions related to recruitment of prospective American Indian students. In particular, he promotes Bacone American Indian Scholarships, in academics and athletics, with the goals of attracting, recruiting and retaining a 51% American Indian student body. Kyle attended University of Oklahoma before serving the American Indian community in Christianity ministry is an Alumni of Bacone and has a Master's Degree in Leadership.
Kyle is a strong advocate for American Indian student engagement and leadership in and out of the classroom and is particularly interested in the retention of new American Indian students, and teaches CLE 1103, a Freshman Seminar course for entering American Indian students. To speak with Kyle call 918-360-1085.
Meet the Staff