Scholarships for American Indians
LORI PIESTEWA VOCATIONAL/TECHNICAL OR 4-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP
Milwaukee Indian Education Committee
c/o American Indian Student Services
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414) 229-5880 Fax: (414) 229-5930
Purpose -To provide financial assistance to American Indians from Wisconsin who are attending or planning to attend a vocational/technical school or 4-year college or university in any state.
Eligibility - This program is open to Wisconsin residents who are American Indians by tribal enrollment or descendancy (having 1 or more ancestors who are tribally enrolled). Applicants must be accepted or in good standing at a 4-year college or university or vocational/technical school in any state. They must submit a 1-page statement describing their educational goals, the reasons they feel they should receive the scholarship, their community service, and any special needs. Preference is given to applicants who have provided service to the Indian community and have not previously received a scholarship.
Financial data - The stipend is $1,000.
Duration - 1 year.
Additional information - Support for this program is provided by Indian Summer Festivals, Inc.
Number awarded - 1 each year.
Deadline - July of each year.