Candidates for the Indigenous Collegiate Scholarship must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Applicant must posses a Certified Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) card.
Applicant must be attending or plan to attend an accredited college or university; career-tech schools are not supported by the higher education funds.
Applicant must provide proof of enrollment letter to receive direct scholarship funds. Funds will be distributed to scholarship recipients on or after August 1, 2017.
Applicant must provide a copy of their most recent transcript.
Applicant must reside in the state of Oklahoma.
Have, minimally, an overall 2.5 academic average.
Scholarship recipients will be determined by the organization’s committee. Recipients will receive notification of their selection.
The AICCOOKC Chapter will award (2) $500.00 scholarships based on academic achievement and The Shirley Wapskineh Scholarship (1) $500.00 scholarship based on tribal community involvement.
Consideration will be given only to candidates submitting complete applications that include: (1) copy of their Certified Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB); (2) an official school transcript; (3) essay.
The 2017 application process is now closed. Complete application packages MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN April 21, 2017.