Native American Leadership
in Education (NALE)

Sponsor

Catching the Dream (CTD)

Title

NATIVE AMERICAN LEADERSHIP
IN EDUCATION (NALE)

Administrator

Catching the Dream
8200 Mountain Road NE, Suite 203
Albuquerque, NM 87110

phone: 505.262.2351 ext.116     fax: 505.262.0534
e-mail: nscholarsh@aol.com
     *Subject Line:  Scholarship Application Request
url: http://www.catchingthedream.org/

Purpose

NALE is for Indian people who are working in schools as paraprofessionals. The program provides financial assistance to help them earn teaching credentials, counselor certification; or administrative credentials.

Eligibility

Application Form required; May be entering freshmen, undergraduate or graduate students, doctoral or postdoctoral candidates; At least 1/4 degree Indian blood and Member of a U.S. tribe; Attending or planning to attend a college or university within the US on a full-time basis; Maintain a high GPA; High ACT/SAT scores; and apply to all other funding sources.

General Information

NALE operates nationwide and is not based on need. Not need-based; Scholarships awarded on merit to students who have clear goals and will most likely improve the lives of Indian people; CTD provides supplementary scholarship funding for those who have received college funding from other sources. 

Awards

Range from $500 to $5,000 per academic year.

Deadlines

March 15 Summer Session
April 15 Fall Semester/Quarter
September 15 Spring Semester/Quarter

Required Documentation

Complete Application Packet, Includes Certificate of Indian Blood; Essay; Three Letters of Recommendation; Financial Need Analysis Form; Official Transcripts; Copy of Standardized Test Scores and Applications to Other Financial Aid Sources; Copy of Letter of Admission.

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