SBI gives

2 Emerging Leader Awards, 3 Outstanding Scholar Awards, and 1 Judge Claudette White Memorial Student Award each fall & spring semester!

APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Proof of academic enrollment

  • Professional/academic letter of recommendation

  • Letter of recommendation from an elder or leader from your community

  • Short answer (500 words) telling us which people or nation you belong to, and your relationship to them

  • For Emerging Leader and Outstanding Scholar Student Awards:

    • Essay (1000 words) telling us about how you plan to use your studies to address the issue of MMIWG

  • For Judge Claudette White Memorial Student Award

    • Essay (1000 words) telling us about how you plan to use your studies to address Indian child welfare

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Enrolled at an accredited college or university in Canada or the US

  • Identify as an Indigenous woman or two spirit person

  • For Emerging Leader and Outstanding Scholar Student Awards:

    • Pursuing a future working to end gender and sexual violence against Indigenous people

  • For Judge Claudette White Memorial Student Award

    • Pursuing a law degree or a college degree with the goal of a career in Indian child welfare.

Email your materials to 

mmiwdatabase@sovereign-bodies.org

AWARDS