Published On: Thu, Jun 5th, 2014

Yogi Crowe Scholarship Fund deadline approaching   

July 1 is the deadline for requesting financial assistance from the Yogi Crowe Memorial Scholarship Fund for fall 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 eligibility guidelines can be downloaded from the Fund’s Website at www.yogicrowescholarship.org or obtained from any of the board members or Tribal Education.  Hard copies of applications must be postmarked by the deadline date and mailed on or before the deadline.  Applications not postmarked by the deadline will not be considered.  Electronic applications must be electronically received by same deadlines and sent to  jans_28719@yahoo.com.

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, NC 28719 by 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.

Info: Scholarship Fund board members:  Dr. Reva Ballew, president, 631-1350; Anita Lossiah, vice president, 736-2698;   Mary Herr, secretary, 497-9498; Sis Fourkiller, treasurer, 497-7034; Dr. Carmaleta Monteith 497-2717, Jan Smith 507-1519 or Dr. Jennifer Thompson 507-5997.

– Yogi Crowe Scholarship Fund  

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