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OLChemist 03-07-2017 10:19 AM

HS Juniors It's Time to Get Ready for College
The scholarship application season for 2017-2018 is drawing to a close. But, it is time for all you juniors and parents of juniors to get to work. Nothing says the summer before my senior year, like working on your scholarship essays.

Note, I have not vetted these links. Always check Vetting a Charity That said, here's some links:

HOW TO FIND AND WIN SCHOLARSHIPS | Native American Scholarships

Home Page | American Indian College Fund



Undergraduate Scholarships - American Indian Graduate CenterAmerican Indian Graduate Center


Scholarships | AISES

Scholarships for Native American Women: College Grants for American Indians

Cobell Scholarship

AIEF Home | Featuring Native American stories, issues, and services - American Indian Education Foundation

Minnesota Indian Scholarship


Scholarships | Daughters of the American Revolution



Also, don't ignore your local church. Many denominations have scholarships. If you're in the sciences, check out DOD programs even if you don't plan to go into the services. (Office of Naval Research and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research grants funded my graduate education and post-doc.)

wyo_rose 03-07-2017 12:23 PM

Great resources!

Any special recommendations for a 2year graduate single mother pharmacy student?
She's trying for the IHS and Cobell again this year, along with several others.

OLChemist 03-07-2017 01:23 PM

Is her 2 year degree in pharm-tech? What state?

wyo_rose 03-07-2017 03:11 PM

Yes, she has a 2 year degree in Pharm/Tech.

She's now in her 2nd year of Pharmacy school at the University of Wyoming. Only received about $2000-3000 in scholarships last year to cover her $30K+ tuition (denied for the IHS and Cobell scholarships), and is getting smothered by student loans already.

She's having trouble filling out the Cobell scholarship right now...with questions like "you have to tell a story or joke to a room full of serious Native educators to make them laugh. What do you say to them?"

I'm at a loss and I usually make jokes and wisecracks off the top of my head all day long!!

wyo_rose 03-07-2017 03:53 PM

The first thing that comes to mind is something about Native American Barbie, with her backpack and letter of intent to major in Native American Studies....I even forget how that joke goes!!!

wardancer 03-07-2017 04:33 PM

She just needs a good story !

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OLChemist 03-07-2017 11:38 PM

American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists has internships with educational assistance. Walgreens, CVS, and Rite-Aid also have programs for employees. Some companies and hospital systems have an IHS like service commitment in exchange for educational assistance.

Walgreens Careers - Students - Internships / Programs

The Air Force, which would be a challenge with children


Professional organizations --

Programs | APhA Foundation

I'll try to get more info from my cousin, the former PharmTech instructor, and my aunt the retired UCLA nursing prof.

wyo_rose 03-13-2017 05:04 PM


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