The Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA) is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for 2016-2017 WIGA College Scholarship Program! A total of $90,000 will be awarded to Native American students for the 2016-2017 school year. Applicants must be students who are enrolled members of one of Washington's 29 federally recognized tribes or who are enrolled members of a federally recognized tribes outside of Washington, but are attending school in Washington State.
The WIGA College Scholarship Program is designed to promote tribal self-sufficiency by providing scholarships for Native American students in Washington seeking to advance their own self-sufficiency and broaden their personal and professional potential through higher education.
Past winners of the WIGA scholarships have included students pursuing degrees at community and technical colleges, four-year colleges, and post-graduate and professional schools.
If you are a qualifying Native American student, we encourage you to look over the information sheet and fill out the application by clicking the WIGA Scholarship Program link below. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2016.
WIGA Scholarship Program Information Sheet and Application (pdf.)
If you have any questions please contact Rebecca Kaldor, Deputy Director, at 360-352-3248 or email her at .