Scholarships for American Indians

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 JOHN C. ROUILLARD AND ALICE TONEMAH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

National Indian Education Association

Attn: Awards Committee

110 Maryland Avenue, N.E., Suite 104

Washington, DC 20002

(202) 544-7290                                        Fax: (202) 544-7293

E-mail: niea@niea.org

Web: www.niea.org

Purpose - To provide financial assistance for college or graduate school to members of the National Indian Education Association (NIEA).

Eligibility - This program is open to American Indians, Native Hawaiians, and Alaska Natives working full time on an associate, bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree. Applicants must be members of NIEA and be nominated by a member. They must have demonstrated leadership qualities, maintained high academic achievement, served as a role model for other students, and shown creativity or commitment in the following areas: 1) promoted an understanding and an appreciation of Native American culture in an educational settings; 2) demonstrated positive, active leadership in student affairs; 3) demonstrated and/or encouraged student involvement in educational or community activities; and/or 4) achieved their educational goals and objectives.

Financial data - Stipends range from $1,000 to $2,500. Funds may be used for educational expenses not covered by other sources.

Duration - 1 year.

Number awarded - 1 or more each year.

Deadline - September of each year.