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Wells Fargo Graduate Scholarships

Scholarship Description

The Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship Fund—administered by AIGC—seeks to promote academic achievement and success for American Indian & Alaska Native Students. Wells Fargo Fellows: In 2006, the fund will award two $10,000 graduate Fellowships ($5000 Wells Fargo funds and $5000 matching funds from AIGC) for students pursuing a graduate degree or a professional degree in a business or a gaming/hospitality field and intending to pursue a career in the gaming/hospitality industry. This award has the potential to be renewed throughout the completion of the degree program. Evaluation: Students will be evaluated on academic ability by grade point average, class rank, and curriculum rigor. Also evaluated are exhibition of leadership, honors and awards received, community involvement, an essay, a letter of recommendation, intellectual skills beyond the classroom, accomplishments and professional development. Criteria: Maintained a 3.0 grade point average as an undergraduate or maintained a 3.0 gpa as a graduate student at the time of application. Will be attending a US accredited college or university as a full time degree seeking graduate student. Have demonstrated character, personal merit and commitment. Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extra-curricular activities, academic achievement and motivation to serve and succeed. Proof of enrollment in Federal or State recognized Native American/Alaska Native tribe. Application Procedure: Note: Application for the Wells Fargo Graduate Fellowship additionally provides eligibility for other AIGC-administered graduate/professional awards, especially the AIGC Fellowship. The possibility of an applicant being granted multiple awards by AIGC also exists, especially as regards smaller-amount awards. You need only complete one application.

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 2

Min Award: 10000

Max Award: 10000

Deadline: 2017-12-31

Website: http://www.aigcs.org/scholarships/

Sponsoring Organization American Indian Graduate Center
4520 Montgomery Blvd NE Suite 18
Albuquerque, NM 87109

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