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NTGCR Scholarship Application – Fall 2023

Must be returned by: June 30, 2023

The National Tribal Gaming Commissions & Regulators® (NTGCR) will be awarding two (2) $2,500 Scholarships to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students pursuing a degree in higher education at an accredited college or university as a full-time student. In honor of the late Jess Green, a Chickasaw Attorney who helped pave the way for Indian gaming in Oklahoma and who fought for Native American rights/tribal sovereignty; the NTGCR is awarding one (1) scholarship in the amount of $2,500 for students currently enrolled in law school, pursuing a Juris Doctorate.


-Must be an enrolled member of a United States federally-recognized American Indian tribe, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian group;

- Must be enrolled at an accredited college or university within the United States.

-Must not have received the NTGCR or Jess Green Scholarships in the previoussemester.

EVALUATION: Students will be evaluated on academic achievement, as shown by their grade point average and curriculum rigor. Students are also evaluated on their exhibition of leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities; honors and awards received; character, as evidenced by community involvement and volunteer work; personal essay; letters of recommendation; and professional development.

CRITERIA: In order to be considered for a scholarship award, the applicant must have and/or submit:

-A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale at the time of application;

Proof of enrollment at an United States accredited college or university asfull-time student (e.g., class schedule);

-Official High School and/or College Transcript;

-Photograph, small color (e.g., passport photo);

-Copy of Tribal Membership Card or CDIB;

-Copy of ACT, SAT, or GRE score or other academic entrance test score;

-Three (3) letters of recommendation from professional or educational sources.

Fall 2023 Application
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