Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Native American Studies Scholarship

Scholarship is open to any major. Students must have one or more of the following:

  • Minor in Native American Studies
    *Successfully completed at least one course in Native American Studies
  • Be in the process of taking a course in Native American Studies in the academic year of the scholarship application

Open to:

  • Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Classified Graduates, and 2nd Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must be enrolled full time at time of award

Students must complete a two-page essay on a topic of California Native Studies and explain their educational goal(s), financial need for the scholarship, the tribe they are affiliated with and any involvement in the tribe.
The topic for Fall 2019 is " In what ways have California Native Nations sought to continue their traditional culture and/or assert their sovereignty? Please utilize specific examples."

Award
$2,000 - $3,000
Deadline
11/19/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a 2-page essay on a topic of California Native American Studies.
  2. Please upload your unofficial transcripts showing one of the following...A). Minor in Native American Studies; B). At least one course in Native American Studies successfully completed. OR…Upload your class schedule showing the course in process, or scheduled to be taken in the academic year of the scholarship application.
  3. In what ways have California Native Nations sought to continue their traditional culture and/or assert their sovereignty? Please utilize specific examples.