Terry A. Greendeer is a Ho-Chunk tribal member who worked for over 27 years for the Nation in positions such as the Director of Behavioral Health.
Ms. Greendeer has been instrumental throughout her career in the development of the Behavioral Health Division, bringing critical services and resources to tribal members and communities. Ms. Greendeer was tireless in her promotion of the Behavioral Health Division, often taking calls, attending community events, or interacting with people outside of work hours.
Ms. Greendeer provided a much-needed link between behavioral health services and Ho-Chunk culture and tradition by implementing procedures and practices, which are still in effect and have influence in the Health Department today.
This scholarship seeks to honor the legacy of Terry A. Greendeer by supporting Native students who share her passion for behavioral health.
Any Native American high school or undergraduate student who is enrolled in a federally recognized tribe and is pursuing social work, behavioral health, or a therapy program may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, tell us how you hope to use your education to help your community.