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Future Mohawk Leaders Award

Nov 6, 2015

The Higher Education Program has once again received a very generous donation from an anonymous donor. This donation, along with assistance from the Tribal Council, will allow scholarships to be awarded to eight undergraduate and two graduate students. The scholarships will be in the amount of $3,000 and are nonrenewable. This scholarship is open to all Mohawk students who are enrolled with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, regardless of where they attend college.

To apply for the Future Mohawk Leaders Award, applicants must submit an original essay outlining the following criteria:

-Career aspirations

-Specific financial need

-Expenses that the scholarship will meet

Last year’s recipients are not eligible for this year’s scholarship program, except if an undergraduate student who received the scholarship last year is now applying as a graduate student.All applicants must be currently enrolled as a college student.

Award recipients are required to submit a one-page biography, appropriate and proper photo, and spring 2016 semester schedule in order to receive their scholarship. Scholarship checks will be distributed to recipients on December 31, 2015.

Essays must be submitted via email as a Microsoft Word document along with supporting documents to Stephanie Cook @ stephaniei.cook@srmt-nsn.gov by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 14, 2015. Applications will not be taken in person or via the U.S. Postal Service. Applications submitted after 4:00 p.m. on December 14, 2015 will not be considered for the 2015-2016 Future Mohawk Leaders Award.

For questions, please contact Stephanie Cook or Rod Cook at 518-358-2272.