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Lumbee Tribe Scholarship
March 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Lumbee Tribe is offering a scholarship for qualified high school and college students of the Lumbee Tribe. The amount of $40,000.00 has been appropriated for this endeavor and will continue for at least 3 years. The scholarship award is $500. Councilman Frank Cooper is chairperson of this initiative. If you have further questions, please let me know. I will be more than happy to connect you with him.
- Scholarships will be awarded to students attending a technical, two or four year college, or university. Applications will be competitive.
· DEADLINE: March 31st at 3:30pm
o You may hand deliver your application to the Lumbee Tribal offices in a sealed envelope or mail to tribal offices in the care of the Education committee.
- Applicants must be tribally enrolled or have at least one parent tribally enrolled. Must also have parent’s name if using parent’s tribal enrollment number. Applicants must provide tribal enrollment number on application.
- The Lumbee Education and Cultural committee will weigh academic achievement, grade point average (minimum of 3.0), Native American cultural involvement, career plans, extracurricular activities, community involvement, and your essay for the award.
· Applicants may apply annually.