Scholarships

American Indian Studies Program Scholarship

THE GLADYS DIERUF AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP, MINIMUM AWARD: $600

Amer­i­can Indian Stud­ies (AIS) of the Uni­ver­sity of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to pro­vide and main­tain the high­est lev­els of edu­ca­tion, schol­ar­ship, lead­er­ship, and sup­port to all stu­dents, staff, and fac­ulty at the Uni­ver­sity. AIS offers a one-time, non­re­new­able schol­ar­ship to stu­dents who are pur­su­ing a Cer­tifi­cate in Amer­i­can Indian Stud­ies. Appli­cants must have declared the cer­tifi­cate and need finan­cial assis­tance. The schol­ar­ship is open to full-time under­grad­u­ate stu­dents for education-related costs such as tuition, books, child­care and trans­porta­tion. The recip­i­ent must sub­mit a short arti­cle on how the funds assisted their edu­ca­tional pro­gram.

Criteria for Consideration

Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students in need of financial assistance while pursuing a certificate in American Indian Studies.

Award Requirements

Applicants must write a 250-word essay on their goals, achievements, reason(s) for pursuing a certificate in American Indian Studies, and explanation of financial need.

Application Process

Email your essay to ais@letsci.wisc.edu. Write "Scholarship Application" in the subject line.
DEADLINE: November 30th (11/30)

The AIS Schol­ar­ship Com­mit­tee will review appli­ca­tions and select the recip­i­ent. The recip­i­ent will be announced at the Sto­ry­teller Din­ner in Feb­ru­ary 2015.