A.T. Anderson Memorial
Scholarship Program

Sponsor

American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES)

Title

A.T. ANDERSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Administrator

Lisa Paz, Program Officer
P.O. Box 9828
Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828

phone: 505.765.1052 ext. 107     fax: 505.765.5608
e-mail: lpaz@aises.org
url: www.aises.org/what/programs/scholarships/ata

Purpose

Established in 1983 in memory of A.T. Anderson (Mohawk), a chemical engineer, who founded AISES with six other American Indian scientists.

Eligibility

Member of AISES; Enrolled American Indian or at least 1/4 blood or considered American Indian by the tribe with which affiliation claimed; Full time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited four year college/university or an accredited two year college in a program leading to an academic degree; Majoring in Business, Math, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Sciences, or Natural Resources; Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

General Information

The A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship is AISES' largest scholarship program.  Administered by AISES, this program awards scholarships to college students pursuing degrees in the sciences, engineering, medicine, natural resources, and math.  $100,000 in scholarships were awarded to 85 students in 2009.  The students are selected based on exceptional academic merit and leadership.

Awards

$1,000 Undergraduate
$2,000 Graduate

Deadlines

To be determined - check website in January 2014

Required Documentation

Complete Application Form; Official Transcripts; Proof of Tribal Enrollment of Descendancy; Personal Essay: Resume; Two Recommendation Forms and Letters; AISES Membership and Dues if not current.


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