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Applications sought for two one-time $500 scholarships from the Sault Tribe elders for qualified freshmen enrolled in public colleges, universities or trade schools. Deadline for applications is Aug. 31, 2018.

All applicants must be registered Sault Tribe members with the following qualifications: Successfully completed and passed all five General Education Development (GED) equivalency tests with a minimum score of 40 and as average score of 45 and must possess a GED certificate or graduated from an accredited high school with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50; accepted or enrolled in any two of four-year public college, university or trade school in any field of study as a full-time student; applicants must submit letter of application that include the following information:
—Name, address, telephone number, proof of tribal enrollment and social security number;
—Transcript from the applicant¹s high school verifying the cumulative grade point average or proof of achieving GED requirements stated above;
—Letter from the college, university or trade school showing acceptance for the 2018-19 school year;
—Academic major or course of study to be pursued; Essay of 300-500 words describing how you feel a college education will benefit you, your career objectives and why this scholarship will help you achieve your goal.

All requirements listed above must be packaged and received no later than August 31, 2018 by 5 p.m. to Brenda Garries, C/O Elder Services Division, 2076 Shunk Road, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783.

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