Scholarships

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 2015. Email your essay by the dead­line of 11/30/2014 to aisp@mailplus.wisc.edu. Put “Schol­ar­ship Appli­ca­tion” in the sub­ject line.

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