Financial Aid & Scholarship Info
This handout contains many resources - ranging from how to create a successful application to budget and tracking tools - for those interested in applying for scholarships.
The ABC's of Scholarship Writing (PDF)
A comprehensive packet of myths, tips, writing prompts, and worksheets to help you work on scholarship applications.
This document contains listings of various scholarships along with the web and/or contact information.
Application Deadline for Evergreen Scholarships and Tuition Awards: February 1, 2013
Priority Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) Deadline: March 1, 2013
Udall Scholarship Opportunities
In 2013, the Foundation expects to award 50 scholarships of up to $5000 and 50 honorable mentions to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.
Udall Scholarships are offered in three categories:
--- To students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, economics, and other related fields;
--- or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy, including fields related to tribal sovereignty, tribal governance, tribal law, Native American education, Native American justice, natural resource management, cultural preservation and revitalization, Native American economic development, and other areas affecting Native American communities;
--- or to Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care, including health care administration, social work, medicine, dentistry, counseling, and research into health conditions affecting Native American communities, and other related fields.
To ensure that you are eligible to apply for the Udall Scholarship and that you can meet all deadlines, please visit the Foundation's website and carefully read the appropriate sections: http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/WhoCanApply.aspx .
6 Nominees to be forwarded to the Udall Foundation by The Evergreen State College:
Each college or university is allowed to forward to the Udall Foundation a total of 6 nominees for all the scholarship categories available. These nominees will then eligible for final consideration by the Udall Foundation. At Evergreen State College, the Udall representative who coordinates the nomination process is Norma Alicia Pino in First Peoples Advising Services.
Evergreen has a two step application process:
Step 1:If you find you are eligible and interested, please complete the Evergreen application by Feb 28, 2013. Click here to download the Evergreen application.
Step 2: From the pool of completed applications, a committee of staff and faculty will choose 6 students to complete the full application which the Udall Foundation requires. You can see a sample of the full Udall application at: http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/ApplicationMaterials.aspx
Step 3: These completed applications will then be forwarded to Udall for scholarship consideration. To learn more about Udall's selection process please see: http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/MKUScholarship/SelectionProcedures.aspx.
Please complete the Evergreen application form and essay and turn it in to Norma Alicia Pino in First Peoples Advising Services by 4pm, February 28, 2013. You may email your application and the essay to firstname.lastname@example.org or hand deliver it to Norma Alicia's office in Library 2137. Please be aware that incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Good luck on your application and contact Norma Alicia if you have questions!