Scholarships for American Indians
JOHN BENNETT HERRINGTON SCHOLARSHIP
110 West 12th Street
P.O. Box 1726
Ada, OK 74821-1726
(580) 421-9030 Fax: (580) 421-9031
Purpose - To provide financial assistance to members of the Chickasaw Nation who are preparing for a career in space aeronautics.
Eligibility - This program is open to Chickasaw students who are currently enrolled full time at an accredited institution of higher education. Applicants must be classified as juniors or seniors at a 4-year college and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. They must be majoring in chemistry, engineering, geophysics, mathematics, natual science, physics, or a nautics. Along with their application, they must submit hgih 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 selectin process.
Financial data - The stipend is $11,000 per year.
Duration - Up to 2 years. Number awarded - 1 each year.
Deadline - June of each year.