Scholarships for American Indians

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Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities

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LORI PIESTEWA VOCATIONAL/TECHNICAL OR 4-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP

Milwaukee Indian Education Committee

c/o American Indian Student Services

University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

Holton G-48

P.O. Box 413

Milwaukee, WI 53201

(414) 229-5880                                                    Fax: (414) 229-5930

E-mail: amour@uwm.edu

Web: www.indiansummer.org

Purpose -To provide financial assistance to American Indians from Wisconsin who are attending or planning to atttend 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 previded by Indian Summer Festivals, Inc.

Number awarded - 1 each year.

Deadline - July of each year.