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.
How has your Native American heritage positively impacted your life, and why do you want to pursue higher education?
The application deadline is May 19, 2022. Winners will be announced on Jun 20, 2022.
Award amounts per winner are designated by the donor. Check the award amount for a detailed breakdown.
The winner will be publicly announced on Jun 20, 2022. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
Award checks will be sent to the financial aid office of the winner's academic institution in their name to be applied to their tuition, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school's requirements). If the award is for a qualified educational non-tuition expense, we will work with the winner directly to distribute the award and make sure it goes towards qualified expenses.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to confirm their academic enrollment status. Depending on the circumstances, verification of Student ID and/or their most recent transcript will be required.
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Yes. The terms and conditions for this scholarship can be found here.