Scholarships for American Indians
Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Award
Attn: Cherokee Nation Education Corporation
17675 South Muskogee Avenue
P.O. Box 948
Tahlequah, OK 74465
(918) 453 - 5420 Toll-free: (800) 256 - 0671
Fax: (918) 458 - 6195
To provide financial assistance to high school senior citizens of the Cherokee Nation who are planning to attend college in an state and who reside outside the tribal jurisdictional boundaries.
This program is open to citizens of the Cherokee Nation who are graduating from high schools outside the jurisdictional are of the tribe. Applicants must be planning to enroll at a college, university, or vocational/technical school in any state. Selection is based on GPA, ACT score, cultrual and community activities, personal academic goals, commitment to work with Cherokee people in the future, and financial need.
The stipend is $1,000 per semester ($2,000 per year).
1 year. Renewal for the second semester requires the recipient to earn a GPA of 2.5 or higher int he first semester.
These scholarships were first awarded in 2008.
Varies each year; recently, 4 of these scholarships were awarded.
March of each year.