Scholarships for American Indians

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Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities

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 Indian Summer Criminal Welfare/Social Justice Scholarship

Milwaukee Indian Education Committee
c/o American Indian Student Services
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Holton G-48
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201               
(414) 229-5880                                                 Fax: (414) 229-5930
E-mail: amour@uwm.edu
Web: www.indiansummer.org

Purpose - To provide financial assistance to American Indians from Wisconsin who are studying or planning to study criminal justice or social welfare at a college in any state.

Eligibility

This program is open to Wisconsin residents who are American Indians by tribal enrollment or descendancy (having 1 or more ancestors who are tribally enrolled). Applicants must be accepted or in good standing at an institution of higher education in any state and majoring in criminal justice or social welfare.

They must submit a 1-page statement 

 

      • describing their educational goals
      • the reasons they feel they should receive the scholarship
      • their community service
      • and any special needs. 

 

Preference is given to applicants who have provided service to the Indian community and have not previously received a scholarship.

Financial data

The stipend is $1,000.

Duration

1 year.

Additional information

Support for this program is provided by Indian Summer Festivals, Inc.

Number awarded

1 each year.

Deadline

July of each year.