Special Requests

The purpose of Special Request is to provide extra services for students with special academic needs.

Student Eligibility Requirements:

  • Student must be a Pokagon citizen.
  • Student must have an Educational Release form on file.
  • All applications intended for payment must be received within the current academic year.
  • Special Request Form must be turned in with each request.
  • Supporting documentation must be turned in with the form at the time of request.
  • Multiple requests can be put on the same Special Request form if all documentation is submitted with it.
  Allowable Costs (up to $500)
Early Childhood Education Academic testing
Occupational/physical therapy sessions
Special needs material/training
Speech/language sessions
K–12 Academic testing
Occupational/physical therapy sessions
Special needs material/training
Speech/language sessions
Graduation gown reimbursement (basic cap, gown, tassel)
Continuing Education

Academic testing
Application fees, graduate school entrance fees, & exams
Pre-requisite courses required to enter programs
Special supplies such as nursing shoes, specialized equipment, and uniforms
Mandatory parking fees for college students
Conference & travel fees

Tribal Development Academic testing
Conference fees

*all other Special Requests will be reviewed with supporting documentation

This program does not cover the cost of computers or laptops.

Program Funds: $500 per year

Time Frame: August 1, 2017  - July 31, 2018

Documents Needed:
Educational Records Release Form, Special Request Application, and any other applicable documentation such as: IEP, 504 Plan, recommendation from medical or educational professional, etcetera.

Call Skye Wallin at (269) 462-4220 prior to purchasing a device to confirm that it is covered in this program and to start the application process.