John C. Rouillard Memorial Scholarship & Alice Tonemah Memorial Scholarship

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


National Indian Education Association (NIEA)


John C. Rouillard
Memorial Scholarship &
Alice Tonemah Memorial Scholarship


Awards Committee Chair
110 Maryland Ave., NE, Ste.104
Washington, DC 20002

phone: 202.544.7290     fax: 202.544.7293


NIEA has established scholarships for nominations among members; the John Rouillard and Alice Tonemah Scholarships recognize demonstrated leadership and role model qualities, academic achievement, creativity, and commitment to education.


American Indian or Alaska Native currently enrolled full time, pursuing an associate's, bachelor's, master's, or doctorate degree; Must be a member of NIEA to nominate; student must be a member.

General Information

Nomination forms are contained in the NIEA's annual Call to Convention, generally distributed in June-July. Scholarship winners are announced at the annual fall convention banquet. Membership fees may be submitted with nomination.


$1,000 - $2,500.


Applications Available:  April 1, 2014 on website

Applications Due:  June 15, 2014

Required Documentation

Complete Nomination Form with one-page justification; Biographical Information; Examples of Work; Supporting Documentation; Membership Card Copy; Copy of College I.D. and Enrollment Status; Transcripts; Two Letters of Recommendation; Photo May be Requested.

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