Scholarships for American Indians

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Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities

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 Irene C. Howard Memorial Scholarships

Chichasaw Foundation
110 West 12th Street
P.O. Box 1726
Ada, OK 74821-1726
(580) 421-9030                                            Fax: (580) 421-9031
E-mail: ChickasawFoundation@chickasaw.net
Web: www.chickasaw.net

Purpose

To provide financial assistance to members of the Chickasaw Nation who are working on a college degree in nutrition or other fields.

Eligibility

This program is open to Chickasaw students who are currently enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education as a full-time undergraduate student.

Applicants must be majoring in

 

        • science
        • liberal arts
        • or nutrition science. 

 

They must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Along with their application, they must submit

 

        • high school or college transcripts
        • 2 letters of  recommendation
        • a copy of their Chickasaw Nation citizenship card
        • and a 1-page essay on their long-term goals and plans for achieving them. 

 

Financial need is not considered in the selection process.

Financial data

The stipend is $8,000 per year.

Duration

1 year.

 Number awarded

1 each year.

Deadline

June of each year.