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Chickasaw Nation Life-Time Scholarships

Chickasaw Nation

Attn:  Department of Education Services

122 East Main

Ada, OK 74820

(580) 421 - 7711            Fax: (580) 436 - 3733

E-mail:  education.services@chickasaw.net

Web:  www.chickasaweducationservices.com

Purpose

To provide financial assistance to members of the Chickasaw Nation who are working full time on an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree at an accredited college or university i nany state.  Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, a GED score of 28000 or higher, or (for home-schooled students) an ACT score of 20 or higher.  Along with their application, they must submit a 2- to 3-page essay on their past accomplishments, future goals, tribal involvement, and community involvement.  Finalists are interviewed.

Financial Data

A stipend is awarded (amount no specified).  Funds may be used for tuition, fees, supplies, books, room, and board.

Duration

1 year; may be renewed provided the recipients maintains a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Number Awarded

5 each year.

Deadline

June of each year.