Chaweka Lynn Fisher Memorial Scholarship

$1,500
1 winner$1,500
Awarded
Winner
1
Finalists
9
Application Deadline
May 19, 2022
Winners Announced
Jun 20, 2022
Education Level
Graduate, Undergraduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Undergraduate or graduate student
Race:
Native American
Education Level:
Race:
Undergraduate or graduate student
Native American

Chaweka Lynn Fisher was a selfless mother, sister, wife, daughter, aunt, and friend who died too soon.

Chaweka was a proud and determined indigenous woman. She dedicated her 17-year nursing career working as a registered nurse for her tribe on the Colorado River Indian Tribes Reservation in Parker, Arizona.

This scholarship aims to honor Chaweka Lynn Fisher’s legacy by supporting indigenous students who are pursuing higher education. 

Any indigenous student pursuing a two or four-year undergraduate degree or graduate degree in any field may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, tell us how your Native American heritage has positively affected your life and how this scholarship will help you pursue your education goals.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published February 4, 2022
$1,500
1 winner$1,500
Awarded
Winner
1
Finalists
9
Application Deadline
May 19, 2022
Winners Announced
Jun 20, 2022
Education Level
Graduate, Undergraduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Essay Topic

How has your Native American heritage positively impacted your life, and why do you want to pursue higher education?

400–600 words