Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Native American Studies Scholarship

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

  • Concentration or Minor in Native American Studies
  • At least one course in Native American Studies from Sacramento State successfully completed the previous semester to the scholarship application
  • At least one course in Native American Studies from Sacramento State in the process of being taken in the semester of the scholarship application

Open to:

  • Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Classified Graduates, and 2nd Bachelor’s Degree

Enrollment Requirements:

  • At least nine (9) units for undergraduate and six (6) units for graduate-level students at the time of the award and at the time of the application.

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 2020 is " There are over 110 California Native Nations in the state of California. In what ways are California native people retaining their traditional and culture?"

Award
$2,000 - $10,000
Deadline
11/30/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a 2-page essay on a topic of California Native Studies, to be given each year, and explain your educational goal(s), financial need for the scholarship, the tribe you are affiliated with and any involvement in the tribe. Essay prompt for Fall 2021 applications: Current events and developments within the California Native communities are at the forefront of news during these past couple years. Please select and describe one current event or development. Discuss how it impacts California Native peoples, communities and/or nations."
  2. Please upload your unofficial transcripts showing one of the following...A). Concentration or Minor in Native American Studies; B). At least one course in Native American Studies from Sacramento State successfully completed the previous semester to the scholarship application. OR…Upload your class schedule showing at least one course in Native American Studies from Sacramento State in the process of being taken in the semester of the scholarship application.