Established in 1996, Native Vision gives annual college scholarships to outstanding American Indian young people with a commitment to education, athletics and leadership.
Eligibility – Candidates must: Be an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe;
Demonstrate a sustained involvement in the community and an applied concern for American Indian issues and initiatives;
Maintain a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 at the time of application;
Demonstrate involvement in extracurricular and/or athletic activities;
Be admitted to an accredited community college or four year undergraduate program (for fall 2010).
Application for the Native Vision Scholarship must include the following items.
- Completed application describing school activities, community activities, athletic activities and financial information.
Proof of membership in a federally recognized tribe.
- A 200 word essay explaining goals for the future and how the Native Vision scholarship would assist in achieving dreams.
- Please emphasize how goals relate to continued involvement in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
- High school transcript indicating GPA.
- Two (2) completed recommendation forms including written statements from recommenders (recommendations cannot come from a family member).Submit completed applications to:
Native Vision Scholarship
Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health
621 N. Washington Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Applications must be received to Ms. Hammen by May 7, 2010 at 5pm (EDT)