Published On: Mon, Mar 12th, 2012

Yogi Crowe Scholarship deadline nearing

                         

            April 1 is the deadline for requesting financial assistance from the Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund for summer semester.  Applications must be postmarked by the deadline date and mailed on or before the deadline.  Applications not postmarked or received electronically by the deadline will not be considered. 

            The Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians working on graduate and post-graduate degrees.  Applications and guidelines can be downloaded from the Fund’s Website at www.yogicrowecherokeescholarship.org or obtained from any of the board members or Tribal Education. 

            The Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce 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.    Applicants must make a request in writing to the Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund Board of Directors, P. O. Box 892, Cherokee, NC28719by July 1 each year 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. 

            For more information, contact any of the Scholarship Fund board members:  Dr. Reva Ballew, President 631-1350; Anita Lossiah, Vice President 736-2698;   Mary Herr, Secretary 497-9498; Sharon Blankenship, Treasurer 497-4057; Leeann Bridges 497-8312; Dr. Carmaleta Monteith 497-2717 or Jan Smith 507-1519.   

– Yogi Crowe Scholarship Fund

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