Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities



 Iola M. Henhawk Nursing Scholarship

Seneca Nation of Indians
Attn: Allegany Education Department
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
(716) 945-1790, Ext. 3103                                   Fax: (716) 945-7170


To provide financial assistance to members of the Seneca Nation of Indians who are interested in studying nursing in college.


This program is open to enrolled Seneca Indians interested in preparing for a career in nursing. Both high school seniors and students already enrolled in college are eligible.

Applicants must submit


      • a certificate of tribal affiliation
      • letter of acceptance from the college
      • transcript
      • and personal letter describing their need and the proposed use of the funds


Financial data

The stipend is $1,000 per year. Funds are paid directly to the college financial aid office to be used for tuition or such course-related expenses as laboratory fees or books.


1 year.

Additional information

This program was established in 1993.

Number awarded

1 or more each year.


June of each year.