Education

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Education is the Tribe’s highest priority. BLR supports tribal members in education and career development pursuits. In addition, the Tribe supports educational and workforce development efforts across the region.

As one example, since 2008 the Tribe has donated over $1 million to Blue Lake Unified School District and local student activities, meals programs, and other resources that maintain a strong educational system.

Scholarships

Contact the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribal Office for scholarship applications. (707) 668-5101.

  • The Blue Lake Rancheria (BLR) Tribe provides scholarships for education and career development activities for tribal members.
  • Since 2001, BLR has provided $500 scholarships to all students from Blue Lake Unified School District who have gone on to achieve their high school diploma.
    • This program has helped improve graduation rates and the Tribe has funded over $80,000 in scholarships to date.

Fellowships and Endowments

Internships

  • The Tribe supports various internships at the Rancheria.

For more information on the Tribe’s education programs, scholarships, internships, please contact the Tribal Office at 707.668.5101.

Field Study
Many aspects of the BLR infrastructure are leading-edge science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) projects. Often projects at BLR begin as student-led explorations that are studied, refined, and implemented by the Tribe. Some examples of projects that began as field study at BLR include:

  • Low-carbon, Community-scale Microgrid
  • Residential Solar Power
    • Partnership with GRID Alternatives
    • Biodiesel Manufacturing
    • Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
    • Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Projects
    • Biomass Research
    • Solar Thermal Applications
    • Energy Efficiency Measures
    • Emergency Power Designs
    • Solar Power Feasibility
    • Small Hydroelectric Power Feasibility
    • Wind Power Feasibility
    • Super-efficient Diesel Generator Upgrades
    • Emergency Preparedness Projects
    • Resource Supply Feasibility
    • Financial Feasibility Studies
    • Appropriate Technologies – Specification and Feasibility Studies
    • Community Water System
    • HSU article Ellen Molina
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BLR Tribal
Government Office:


TEL: 707.668.5101
FAX: 707.668.4272
EMAIL: info@
bluelakerancheria-nsn.gov

MAILING ADDRESS
(for U.S. Postal Service):

Blue Lake Rancheria
PO BOX 428
BLUE LAKE, CA 95525

OFFICE LOCATION &
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
(for FedEx, UPS):

Blue Lake Rancheria
428 CHARTIN ROAD
BLUE LAKE, CA 95525