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Release Date: March 27, 2017

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

Chickasaw citizens can now apply for the 2017 – 2018 Chickasaw Foundation scholarships online.

Native American students from any federally recognized tribe are eligible to apply for the Chickasaw Foundation Health Professions Scholarship. Application deadline is June 1, 2017.

Scholarships may be awarded in the following categories: accounting, business or finance; aeronautics or aviation; arts, music, dramatics or dance; career technology; construction management or engineering; criminal justice or police science; health; kinesiology or recreation; law; Native American studies; history or education; nonprofit management; nutrition science, science or liberal arts; and general purpose scholarships.

The Chickasaw Foundation provides educational assistance for Chickasaw students who demonstrate excellence in academics, community service and dedication to Native America and who have a commitment to learning.

Scholarship funding begins each fall semester and is dependent upon the availability of funding. Scholarship awards will be made payable directly to the student’s designated college or university.

All applications must be delivered or postmarked by the deadline date to be considered for funding.

The online application is available at For more information, contact the Chickasaw Foundation at (580) 421-9030 or email

Last Updated: 09/16/2016