Green Bay, WI – September 4, 2018 – The National Tribal Gaming Commissioners/Regulators Scholarship Committee has announced the recipients of the NTGCR Fall 2018 Tribal Scholarship award for Native American students.
This semester’s recipients are Ms. Erica Stokes, a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and Ms. Ebony Neal, a member of the Suquamish Tribe.
Ms. Stokes is currently attending Tulsa Community College in Tulsa, OK where she plans to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. After graduation, she plans to work for her tribe, at either the government or casino level.
Ms. Neal is currently attending Northwest Indian College in Bellingham, WA and plans to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Tribal Governance and Business Management. After graduation, Ms. Neal plans to work for her tribe.
The recipients will each receive a $2,500.00 scholarship to assist with tuition, books, meal cards and living expenses. They were both selected based on their academic grade point average, exhibition of leadership, community involvement, written essay, letter of recommendations, accomplishments and professional development.
Information on when the NTGCR Scholarship Committee will begin accepting applicants for our regular Tribal Scholarship program and the Jess Green Law Student Scholarship for the 2019 Spring Semester can be found at the organization’s website, www.ntgcr.com .
The NTGCR is a non-profit organization consisting of tribal regulatory members and other non-voting affiliate members. The organization is dedicated to providing tribal gaming regulators with education and training. The NTGCR promotes cooperative relationships amongst tribes and may act as a gaming regulatory advisory group to tribal gaming organizations.