Mark Ulmer Native American Scholarship

Scholarship Description

1.  Applicant must be an American, residing in the state of North Carolina for the past twelve (12) months.  Applicant must provide proof of American Indian ethnic background as defined below:    * An individual who maintians cultural identification as an American       Indian through membership in a Native American tribe recognized       by the State of North Carolina or the Federal Government.  2.  Applicant must be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior with a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale and enrolled as a full-time student for the next semester/quarter in one of the 16 schools of the University of North Carolina system.  3.  Applicant must provide proof of financial need.  4.  Applicant must indicate leadership abilities and community involvement.  5.  Former scholarship recipients may apply annually for continuation of funding.  Renewal of the award is not automatic.  6.  Former scholarship awardees that re-apply must meet application requirements to be eligible for the scholarship.  7.  Only applicants working toward the completion of their first undergraduate degree(s) are eligible for this scholarship.  8.  Students transferring from a private, technical, or community college to one of the shcool in the U.N.C. System are eligible for this scholarship if they are considered a rising sophomore, junior, or senior by the U.N.C. System school they will attend the following semester or quarter.  To verify upcoming attendance at the U.N.C. System school, such transfer students must include a copy of thier letter of acceptance at the U.N.C. System school.  9.  Awardees will be notified by telephone no later than the last Saturday in July and are expected to attend the Triangle Native American Annual Heritage Gala on the third Saturday in August in Raleigh, North Carolina to receive their scholarship money.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 2

Min Award: 500

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-06-10


Sponsoring Organization Triangle Native American Society
5409 Monk Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603

Contact Person: Scholarship Chair

Phone: 919-773-9445