DES FLYER

PERSONAL STATEMENT

GUIDELINES

DES APPLICATION

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DEADLINE:

JAN 26TH 2018

PARTNERS FOR SUCCESS

APPLY

PUEBLO OF LAGUNA

DIRECT EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019

Spring 2018 semester DEADLINE: JANUARY 26th 2018

UNDERGRADUATE / VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

Freshman (1st Year)

$2,000/Semester

 

Sophomore (2nd Year)

$2,500/Semester

 

Junior (3rd Year)

$3,000/Semester

 

Senior (4th Year)

$4,000/Semester

 

GRADUATE / DOCTORAL

1st Year

$2,500/Semester

 

2nd Year

$3,000/Semester

 

3rd Year

$3,500/Semester

 

4th Year (Last Year)

$4,500/Semester

 

GUIDELINES:

Must be a regular Laguna tribal member

 

Must be enrolled full time (12 minimum-undergrad/vocational, 9 minimum- graduate)

 

Must meet GPA requirements—2.0/term

 

Must have a High School Diploma or GED

(certificate of completion does not qualify)

 

Must be accepted and enrolled at a regionally accredited

2 yr., 4 yr., graduate or vocational school

 

No income requirement

POL DES only awards funding to a qualified applicant seeking a degree (Associates/ Bachelors/Masters/Doctorate) or vocational/technical certification not already obtained. For example, if an applicant already has a bachelors degree, a qualified applicant will not be awarded funds for another bachelors degree program.

Please contact PFS to discuss your specific situation if you think this may apply.

Direct Education Scholarship Application

Required Documents:

•  Complete Application

 

•  Pueblo of Laguna Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB)

    or Tribal ID Card

 

•  Sealed Official High School/ABE or College Transcripts

   2.0 Term GPA Requirement

 

•  College/Vocational School Admissions Letter

    or Enrollment Verification for Spring 2018 Semester.

 

•  Concise Class Schedule

 

•  Personal Statement*

 

•  Degree Plan, Degree Audit, or Degree Checklist

 

•  Completed W9 Form (Mailed to, or dropped off at, PFS)

All students must submit an Official Transcript before each term attending. Official transcripts must be sealed and sent directly from college/university by mail or electronic mail. Therefore, unofficial transcripts, faxed or personal email copies will no longer be acceptable.

*PERSONAL STATEMENT GUIDE

A personal statement will reflect your attitude, commitment to completing a program, and your short and long-term goals. All statements must be typed.

 

Below are some subjects you should cover in your personal statement:

 

Education Goals:  What type of degree or certificate do you plan to earn?

 

Employment Goals:  What type of work will you seek upon completion?

 

• Describe your personal commitment or desire to complete a program.

 

• Any personal achievements that you would like to note.

 

• Previous education.

 

Remember, this statement is simply a short, three-paragraph document that allows the Direct Education Committee to understand your commitment towards completing the training in which you are interested.

APPLICATIONS & W-9 Forms MAY BE PICKED UP AT THE PFS OFFICE:

11 Rodeo DrivE - Building A

Laguna, NEW MEXICO

 

MAIL ALL DOCUMENTS TO:

Partners for Success

P.O. Box 207

Laguna, NM 87026-0207

 

or email to:

des@partnersforsuccess.us

SPRING 2018 semester DEADLINE:

JANUARY 26th 2018

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?

1 (505) 552-9322

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