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Notah Begay III Scholarship Program

Professional golfer Notah Begay III established this scholarship fund in 1999 to benefit Native American athletes attending college. Awards are made to New Mexico high school graduating seniors demonstrating strong academic achievement and participation in any varsity level team sport.

  • Amount: $1,300.00
  • Awards: 2
  • Deadline: Nov 30, -1

    Applicants must be Native American scholar-athletes
    Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0
    Attend a community college, 4 year non-profit or public educational institute full time
    Include in your personal statement how you plan to give back to your community after college
Additional required attachments:
    Copy of your FAFSA, Student Aid Report or personal statement of financial need
    Proof of tribal enrollment or Certificate of Indian Blood (minimum 25%)
    One reference from a current academic teacher or counselor
    One reference from an athletic coach

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