American Indian Studies Program Scholarship
The Gladys Dieruf American Indian Studies Scholarship, Minimum Award: $600
Description: 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 pursuing a certificate in American Indian Studies who need financial assistance.
Award Requirements: Applicants must write a 250 word essay on your goals, achievements, reason(s) for pursuing a certificate in American Indian Studies, and your financial need.
Application Process: The AIS Scholarship Committee will review applications and select the recipient. The recipient will be announced at the Storyteller Dinner in February 2012. Email your essay by the deadline of 11/30/2011 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Scholarship Application” in the subject line.