The Osage Nation Department of Education is now accepting applications from Osage high school students that are currently juniors or seniors from across the country to attend the Close Up program held in conjunction with the National Indian Education Association’s legislative summit Feb. 25 - March 2, 2013 in Washington D.C. Selected students will represent the Osage Nation at the national level while learning about the unique importance of tribal sovereignty and government-to-government relationships. Deadline for applications is Dec. 11, 2012.
If you have any questions contact Cherise Lookout with the Osage Nation Department of Education at (918) 287-5544 or toll free at (800) 390-6724. The Close Up Web sitewww.closeup.org also provides valuable information on frequently asked questions and information about how the program is facilitated.