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The nomination will be written in an email format if at all possible. Please address the following questions in your nomination letter:

1) Share with us ways in which the you have demonstrated leadership, creativity, and academic achievement. 

2) In what ways have you demonstrated a desire to serve your Native community? Include examples of service to others, family and Native community work and/or organization.

3) List your 3 most outstanding personality traits and why they will contribute to the your future in a positive way.

4) Answer the following questions:
a. Reason for financial assistance?
b. What is your grade point average?
c. What are your plans for the future? Include both school and intended  profession.

5) Please write an essay answering one of the following two questions. The essay must accompany your application.

"What is the greatest contribution Native culture can give as a gift to the global community?"


"In an effort to correct American history to reflect the true history of North American and Native interaction, how would you seek to educate all people of all races about what has happened, and what needs to happen?"

6) Students who receive the scholarship agree to write for each issue of Whisper n Thunder during the academic year of their award (3 of the 4 issues, starting with the October issue), sharing about their educational experience.

At the top of your application, please include:

  •   Student Name
  •   Tribe affiliation
  •   Student Address, telephone number (if available) & email address (if available)
  •   Date of birth of student
  •   Current school & grade level
  •   College, university or vocational school where scholarship is to be applied & address where check should be mailed
  •   A letter of recommendation from a current or past teacher or tribe elder
  •   May Whisper n Thunder publish your photo in upcoming issues of Whisper n Thunder? 

Please send your application and student essay to:

Billie K., Fidlin
Editor in Chief, Whisper n Thunder

Mail your application to:

Whisper n Thunder Inc
PO Box 10891
Glendale, AZ 85318

The nomination and essay will be reviewed by the WnT Winds Scholarship Committee. Scholarship awards will be announced in August of each  year.

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