American Indian & Indigenous Studies Program Scholarship
THE GLADYS DIERUF AMERICAN INDIAN & INDIGENOUS STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP, MINIMUM AWARD: $500-$1000
American Indian & Indigenous Studies (AIIS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to provide and maintain the highest levels of education, scholarship, leadership, and support to all students, staff, and faculty at the University. AIIS offers a one-time, nonrenewable scholarship to students who are pursuing a Certificate in American Indian & Indigenous Studies. Applicants must have declared the Certificate and need financial assistance. The scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students for education-related costs such as tuition, books, childcare and transportation.
Criteria for Consideration
Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students in need of financial assistance while pursuing a Certificate in American Indian & Indigenous Studies.
Applicants must write a 250-word essay on their goals, achievements, reason(s) for pursuing a certificate in American Indian & Indigenous Studies, and explanation of financial need. Please note that applications should discuss each of those areas.
A call for applications will go out to all Certificate students each fall. Please review this email for specific application deadlines and submission process.
The AIIS Scholarship Committee will review applications and select the recipient. The recipient is usually announced at the Storyteller Dinner in February and recipients are invited to join us for the event.