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Student Resources

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The WVU Native American Studies Program provides the above list of resources for informational purposes only, and not as a commercial or institutional endorsement for any non-WVU entity.

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Funding Resources

Scholarships & Financial Aid Links for Native American and Alaska Native Students:

Scholarships & Financial Aid Links for all students:

  • Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Enrichment Program
    Thanks to the generous donors who contribute to this important fund, Native American Studies students have been able to take part in numerous experiential travel courses, allowing them to visit the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (Qualla Boundary) in North Carolina, take part in daily activities of subsistence life in the Yup’ik Village of Tuntutuliak, Alaska, attend an annual Midwestern powwow, visit Cahokia Mound City National Historic Site, and study traditional Native Hawaiian culture in Kaua`i.
  • WVU Chancellor’s Scholars for doctoral students 
    In addition to this funding, the NAS Committee has regularly awarded assistance to graduate students and their NAS Committee advisors who were conducting research in the area of Native American Studies.
  • Udall Scholarship Program
    Learn more about the scholarships named in honor of Congressman Morris K. Udall, a champion of Native American and Alaska Native rights in health care, the environment, and public policy. Nomination materials are mailed to faculty representatives in October and are due by early March.
  • McNair Scholars Program
    The McNair Scholars Program is named for Ronald McNair, an African-American astronaut-physicist who died aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. The program is aimed a encouraging talented students from under-represented groups to advance to graduate school. Native American students are highly encouraged to apply. The application deadline falls in January. Contact Dr. Betty Mei at (304) 293-4316 for information.
  • Lyn Reyer Awards for Tribal Community Development
    The Carolyn Reyer Awards for Tribal Community Development are awarded each spring to graduate students completing their dissertations or theses on topics related to Native American community development. Several individuals awards of up to $5,000 will be made.

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