SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

Eligibility:

1. Enrolled NHBP Tribal Member (Include copy of Tribal ID)
2. Currently in attendance or accepted for admission at an undergraduate, graduate or certificate program at a regionally accredited institution(such as North Central Association – www.ncacasi.org) of higher education.
3. 2.0 GPA minimum (Official transcript must be provided for verification)

Essay Requirements:

1. Must be written about a NHBP Tribal Elder
2. Essay Length – 500 word minimum
3. In your own words, tell us the importance of Tribal Elders and their impact on the NHBP Tribal community, or,
4. Write about a NHBP Elder that has positively influenced your life (Elder may remain nameless) or,
5. Interview a Tribal Elder; include the questions, responses and your reflections following the interview.

Scholarship Award:
1. Up to $1,000 may be granted once per year.
2. Funding is contingent upon the availability of funds and granted on a first come, first serve basis.
3. Checks issued to both the student and the accredited institution. The scholarship award must go toward the following: tuition, fees, books and other school-related living expenses. Misuse of funds could result in a loss of eligibility for other NHBP education programs and scholarships.

Other Important Information:
1. The Elder and Education Committee members will receive a copy of each essay, so please inform elder of this process.
2. The name of all scholarship winners will post in the Turtle Press.
3. Essay Due Date: November 15, 2014.

 

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EligibilityEssay RequirementsScholarship AwardOther Important Information
1. Enrolled NHBP Tribal Member (Include copy of Tribal ID)

2. Currently in attendance or accepted for admission at an undergraduate, graduate or certificate program at a regionally accredited institution (such as North Central Association – www.ncacasi.org) of higher education.

3. 2.0 GPA minimum (Official transcript must be provided for verification)

1. Must be written about a NHBP Tribal Elder

2. Essay Length – 500 word minimum

3. In your own words, tell us the importance of Tribal Elders and their impact on the NHBP Tribal community, or,

4. Write about a NHBP Elder that has positively influenced your life (Elder may remain nameless) or,

5. Interview a Tribal Elder; include the questions, responses and your reflections following the interview.
1. Up to $1,000 may be granted once per year.

2. Funding is contingent upon the availability of funds and granted on a first come, first serve basis.

3. Checks issued to both the student and the accredited institution. The scholarship award must go toward the following: tuition, fees, books and other school-related living expenses. Misuse of funds could result in a loss of eligibility for other NHBP education programs and scholarships.
 1. The Elder and Education Committee members will receive a copy of each essay, so please inform elder of this process.

2. The name of all scholarship winners will post in the Turtle Press.

3. Essay Due Date: November 15, 2014.