American Indian Studies Program Scholarship
THE GLADYS DIERUF AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP, MINIMUM AWARD: $500-$1000
American Indian Studies (AIS) at 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.
Criteria for Consideration
Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students in need of financial assistance while pursuing a certificate in American Indian Studies.
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.
Email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org. Write “Scholarship Application” in the subject line.
DEADLINE: Announced each year in the fall.
The AIS Scholarship Committee will review applications and select the recipient. The recipient is usually announced at the Storyteller Dinner in February.