Mesa Grande Education Committee is dedicated to helping enrolled Mesa Grande members in pursuing their higher education goals by providing financial assistance. Funding is currently available for Universities, community colleges, and vocational schools.

The Education Committee can also provide financial assistance for up to 3 university applications and obtaining a G.E.D. To request assistance for university applications and G.E.D programs, please submit a letter of request to the Education Committee at

For Universities, community colleges and vocational schools please download an application below and mail to:

Mesa Grande Tribal Office
ATTN Education Committee
PO Box 270
Santa Ysabel Ca 92070

For a faster response, email a scanned copy to Please note that applicant must still submit original application to Tribal Office at the mailing address above.

Recipients must be a high school graduate or 18 years of age or older.


Mesa Grande Financial Assistance Application


Education Committee Members:

Committee Chairman: Gabriel Kitchen Jr.

Committee Member: Fred Murillo

Committee Member: Diane LaChusa

Committee Member: Grey Eagle Sanchez

Committee Member: Cynthia Guassac

Committee Member: Eva Trujillo

   Education Liaison- Tony Trujillo