Scholarships for American Indians

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Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities

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JAMES D. VOELKER FOUNDATION NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP

James D. Voelker Foundation

P.O. Box 15222

Lansing, MI 48901-5222

Web: www.voelkerfdn.org/Scholarships.asp

Purpose - To provide financial assistance to students enrolled in Wisconsin or Michigan tribes who live in any state and are interested in pursuing a legal education.

Eligibility - This program is open to students who are enrolled members of a federally-recognized Michigan or Wisconsin tribe (applicants may live in any state) and are interested in studying law and working toward a career that will benefit Native American people. Applicants do not need to be cueently enrolled in law school, but if they apply as undergraduates they must ultimately intend to attend law school. Selection is based on academic achievements and financial need (preference is given to applicants with the greatest need).

Financial data - The amount awarded varies annually; recently, the scholarships were at least $4,000 each.

Duration - 1 year.

Additional information -Recipients must provide an annual report on their progress.

Number awarded - 1 or more each year.