The Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.
$2,500 for college students (number of awards varies per year)
$2,500 for grad students and graduating college seniors that are applying/accepted for grad school
$2,000 for graduating senior high school students
- Letter of Application: The letter must include your name, permanent mailing address, email address if available, and phone number. It should be a maximum of two pages in length, and discuss the following:a. Interest in natural resources.
b. Commitment to education, community and your culture.
c. Financial need. Students MUST complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and attach the
- Three signed letters of reference, on letterhead and dated within the last six months.
- Evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation, as established by the U. S. Government. A photocopy of your enrollment card, front and back, or Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) will suffice.
- Transcripts: ALL students must include transcripts.‐ High school students must also provide documented proof of acceptance to an institution of higher education and a review of
college class schedule to verify major before a check is released.
‐ College students must also provide proof of their declared major.
Delivery of application, two options:
‐ Mail original documents to be received no later than the close of business (5:00 p.m. PST) January 18
‐ Submit via fax (503‐282‐1274) or e‐mail (email@example.com) up until the close of business (5:00 p.m. PST) January 18