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Tribal Nation Building Leadership Scholarship

Deadline: July 6th, 2023


Scholarship Description:

The Tribal Nation Building Leadership (TNBL) Scholarship stemmed from a partnership between WSU’s Center for Native American Research and Collaboration and the chancellors of the Vancouver, Tri-Cities, and Everett campuses to support American Indian and Alaska Native students participating in WSU’s TNBL Program. The TNBL Program teaches and mentors students in a cohort-based model to develop leadership skills and knowledge grounded on cultural principles, practices, and values. The TNBL Scholarship is for new incoming freshmen students and transfer students who are undergraduate status. See TNBL Program for more information. Awards are renewable if criteria are met.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Applicants must be citizens or descendants of Federally or State Recognized Tribes.
  • Applicants must have a minimum high school or college GPA of 3.0.
  • Applicants must plan to enroll at the Pullman, Vancouver, Tri-Cities, or Everett campuses.
  • Applicants must enroll in TNBL virtual course during the first semester and ongoing TNBL credits based on an advising plan. *Note. The TNBL coordinator will help students develop an advising plan that satisfies TNBL requirements while also meeting academic and campus requirements.

How to Apply:

DEADLINE: July 6, 2023


Joelle Edwards at or 509-335-8677.