Published On: Mon, Jun 6th, 2011

Deadline for Yogi Crowe Scholarship approaching

     The Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced that an offer of free tuition from the University of Tennessee Graduate School at Knoxville is available to one student per academic year working on a Master’s degree or doctorate.    Applicants must make a request in writing to the Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund Board of Directors, P. O. Box 892, Cherokee, NC 28719 by July 1 to be considered for this waiver.  If more than one application is received, the Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund Board of Directors will make a recommendation to UT Graduate School as to who should receive the tuition waiver based upon need. 

     The Board of Directors of the Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund reminds graduate and post-graduate students that July 1 is also the deadline for requesting financial assistance from the Fund for fall semester.  Applications and eligibility guidelines are available from any of the board members, from Tribal Education or from the Website   

     For more information, contact any of the Scholarship Fund board members:  Dr. Carmaleta Monteith, President 497-2717; Dr. Reva Ballew, Vice President; Mary Herr, Secretary 497-9498; Sharon Blankenship, Treasurer 497-7071, Anita Johnson 736-2698, Leeann Bridges 497-8312 or Mary Wachacha 497-5350. 

– Yogi Crowe Scholarship Board