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Midwest SOARRING Foundation is pleased to announce our 2023 Janet Standing Bear Scholarship for all Native American students pursuing advanced degrees and trades in undergraduate or graduate education in any field. While tribal enrollment is not required, we are interested in applicants who can demonstrate their positive involvement in their community with Native American cultural activities and/or advancing Indigenous concerns.

Midwest SOARRING Foundation assists in repatriation, protection of sacred sites, environmental issues, and educating the public about Native American culture, important to our history and identity. The scholarship amount is $1,000. The final decision to award the scholarship is at the discretion of the Midwest SOARRING Scholarship Committee.

Interested applicants must fill out the Scholarship form, obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher/professor, employer, or community service director; submit a 500 word essay as detailed on the application form along with a recent copy of their school transcripts. Scholarship applications must be postmarked by September 18, 2023. The scholarships will be awarded at the Harvest Pow Wow, held at DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL., Saturday, October 14, 2023. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Mail your complete applications materials to:

Midwest SOARRING Foundation
P.O. Box 275
Lyons, IL. 60534

We thank you for your help in sharing this information and encourage all interested applicants to apply. Download 2023 Scholarship package.


In Honor Of Our Ancestors,

Joseph Standing Bear Schranz
Midwest SOARRING Board Members


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