Elizabeth & Sherman Asche Scholarship

Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.

The Elizabeth & Sherman Asche Scholarship is awarded to Undergraduate and Graduate students pursuing major in health and science. Applicants must be members of respective tribe from continental US tribes or Alaska Native

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Citizenship:
    All applicants must be enrolled tribal citizens.
  • College:
    Attend an accredited institution and be seeking an Associate's Degree or higher
  • Major/Career:
    Health and Science fields/majors
  • Ethnicity:
    Be enrolled members within their respective tribe from continental US tribes or Alaska Native

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Essay Topic Options:Please choose and submit one of the topics on page 2 to complete a 2-3 page essay1. AAIA's International Repatriation Project supports the return of Indigenous ancestors, funeraryand sacred objects and objects of cultural patrimony from international repositories, including museums,private collections and auction houses. Why is this important and how would you informothers about it?2. AAIA is a partner in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative(JDAI). What are some viable tribal and community based alternatives to detention for juvenileswho have committed non violent offenses? Are these alternatives successful toward rehabilitationand prevention of crime? Why or why not?3. Attaining higher levels of education has long been touted as a means toward improving thelives of Native people. If you were a tribal leader, how would you promote higher education inyour family and community? How would you promote higher education to non Native Americanswho believe that Native Americans are provided for by gaming revenue and government resources?
  • Other Materials:
    Submit a copy of tribal enrollment (there is no minimum blood quantum requirement for eligibility). This can be a copy of the student's tribal I.D. card or a copy of an official letter from the tribe.

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