Native American Leadership in Education (NALE)


Native American SUNY: Western Consortium
E-116 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3170

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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