Applications for the White Earth Scholarship Program (WESP) will have a priority deadline of May 31st prior to the next academic year. Please use the links below to download the packet corresponding to your educational plans.
All applicants must:
- Be an enrolled member of the MCT White Earth Band
- Apply at least 8-12 weeks prior to the day classes begin
- Be accepted to an accredited higher education university or technical college
- Apply for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is required regardless of your income status!
- Have a high school diploma or GED prior to WESP consideration.
- Currently in good academic standing and not in prior student loan default.
- Application form required
- Interview required
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Donor: White Earth Tribal Council
White Earth Reservation is located in Becker, Clearwater, and Mahnomen counties in north-central Minnesota. Created in 1867 by a treaty between the United States and the Mississippi Band of Chippewa Indians, it is one of seven Chippewa reservations in Minnesota. Although the White Earth Chippewa no longer live as their ancestors did, they have kept alive their tribal heritage. Almost every aspect of their present-day life has been strongly influenced by the past.Website