Oneida, WI – 24 September 2021 – The National Tribal Gaming Commissioners & Regulators (NTGCR) Scholarship Committee announced the recipients of the NTGCR Fall 2021 scholarship awards.
This semester’s recipients were selected from seventeen (17) applicants from across the country. Two general scholarships were awarded to McKaylin Peters (Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin) and Jack Hill (Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin). Ms. Alyssa Downwind (Spirit Lake Tribe) was awarded the Jess Green Scholarship for law students.
Each student will receive a $2,500.00 scholarship to assist with tuition, books, meal cards and living expenses. Recipients were selected based on academic grade point average, exhibition of leadership, community involvement, written essay, letters of recommendation, accomplishments, and professional development.
Applicants for the spring semester will be taken until November 30, 2021. Applications can be downloaded at the organization’s website, www.ntgcr.com.
The NTGCR is a non-profit organization consisting of seventy-seven (77) 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.