Scholarships for American Indians

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Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities


Choctaw Nation Agriculture Scholastic Program

Oklahoma Youth Expo
Attn: Scholarship Program
431 N.E. 14th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
(405) 235-0404         Fax: (405) 235-1727
Web: www.okyouthexpo.com/scholarships.htm

Purpose

To provide financial assistance to members of the Choctaw Nation who are high school seniors, exhibit at the Oklahoma Youth Expo (OYE), and plan to attend college in Oklahoma to major in any subject.

Eligibility

This program is open to members of the Choctaw Nation who are high school seniors and exhibit at the OYE (membership in an Oklahoma 4-H Club or Oklahoma FFA chapter is required to exhibit).  Applicants must be planning to enroll full time at an institution of higher education in Oklahoma where they may major in any subject field.  They must have a Choctaw nation CIB card and a Choctaw Nation Membership Card. 

Along with their application, they must submit 500-word essays on 

  • how the junior livestock program has contributed to their higher educational and career pursuits
  • their 10-year goals in life and how those pursuits will help make Oklahoma a better place

Selection is based on

  • financial need
  • academics
  • community involvement
  • junior agriculture program participation

Financial data

The stipend is $2,500

Duration

1 year; nonrenewable

Additional information

This program is sponsored by the Choctaw Nation

Number awarded

2 each year

Deadline

December of each year