Who Can Apply: Applicant must be a graduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA majoring in psychology or counseling psychology who has the intent of becoming a licensed professional counselor or licensed drug and alcohol counselor. This is a one-year scholarship reserved for Cherokee Nation citizens attending Northeastern State University, Oklahoma State University or the University of Oklahoma. If enrolled at the University of Oklahoma, student has the opportunity to serve as an intern at the Oklahoma Association for Problem and Compulsive Gambling (OAPCG) office in Norman. OAPCG will pay for the certification of Problem Gambling Counselor.
- In 300 words or less, describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations.
- In 500 words or less address your desire to pursue higher education, your chosen field of study and how you plan to serve the Cherokee people when you complete your higher education. Please note if you speak the Cherokee language or if you know or are learning the Cherokee language and any other cultural skills.
Deadline: January 31, 2019