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WINDS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION / Annual scholarships awarded: 3rd highest point ranking - $500.00. 2nd highest point ranking - $1,000 and 1st highest point ranking - $2,500.00. Awardees will be notified first week of August annually.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JULY 10th
Please submit your application via email.
Date of birth:
Grade level this fall:
College, university or vocational school where scholarship is to be applied & address where check should be mailed:
Submit a letter of recommendation from a current or past teacher or tribe elder
May Whisper n Thunder publish your photo in upcoming issues of Whisper n Thunder? yes / no
If yes please send photo in a separate jpg file.
We ask that you address the following questions in your application in narrative format.
1) Share with us ways in which the you have demonstrated leadership, creativity, and academic achievement.
2) In what ways have you demonstrated a desire to serve your Native community? Include examples of service to others, family and Native community work and/or organization.
3) List your 3 most outstanding personality traits and why they will contribute to the your future in a positive way.
4) Answer the following questions:
a. Reason for financial assistance?
b. What is your grade point average?
c. What are your plans for the future? Include both school and intended profession.
5) Please write an essay answering one of the following two questions. The essay must accompany your application.
"What is the greatest contribution Native culture can give as a gift to the global community?"
"In an effort to correct American history to reflect the true history of North American and Native interaction, how would you seek to educate all people of all races about what has happened, and what needs to happen?"
Please send your application and student essay to:
Billie K., Fidlin
President, Whisper n Thunder
Whisper n Thunder Inc
The application will be reviewed by the WnT Winds Scholarship Committee. Each of the above questions have specific point values and are ranked accordingly.