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NTGCR Scholarship Application – Fall 2024

Must be returned by: June 30, 2024

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



-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 previous semester.


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.


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 in an accredited educational institution (e.g., trade school, junior college,


-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.


A complete application, along with the corresponding required documents as indicated in the

application packet, must be postmarked by or received via email on or before June 30th of each year for

consideration for the fall semester and postmarked by or received via email on or before December 31st for the spring semester. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline date will not

be accepted.

If sending by email, please combine and send one pdf document with application and all attachments

together. We understand that official transcripts may come directly from the institution.

If sending by mail, please include all documents in one envelope if at all possible.

Scholarships can affect your financial aid eligibility! It is your responsibility to inform your

Financial Aid Office if awarded this scholarship.

01 Fall 2024 Application
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Send complete application to:

National Indian Gaming Commissions & Regulators

Attn: Scholarship Committee – Dawn Reiter

P.O. Box 454

Oneida, WI 54155


Email complete application to:

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