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CRST Wicozani Wiwokiaye Oyate Scholarship for Nursing Criteria:
Meg English
Thursday, February 13, 2020

CRST Wicozani Wiwokiaye Oyate Scholarship for Nursing Criteria:
(Pronunciation is: Wee-Cho-Zan-Ee, Wee-Woke-Ee-Eye-Aye, Oh-Yah-Tay. Which is Lakota for "Health
Helpers Society")
1. A Native American pursuing nursing – RN degree program
2. A member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (CRST) – must show proof of tribal
 It there are no qualified applicants from the CRST, then scholarship will be open to
another tribal member with proof of enrollment.
 Proof of enrollment can be verified by contacting the tribe listed and then asking for
an enrollment officer and asking them if they can give you an enrollment number, etc.
3. Open to second through fifth year students pursuing a Nursing degree that will give the
RN (registered nurse) status. This would exclude LPN (licensed practical nurses and
medical technicians).
4. GPA requirements of 2.0 – 4.0
Scholarship Application
Application must be completed and returned with proof of tribal enrollment on or before April 10th each
year to:
CRST Wicozani Wiwokiaye Oyate Scholarship for Nursing
c/o Karla Abbott
5501 West 50th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-1815
Students Name in full:__________________________________________________________
City:_________________________________ State:___________ Zip code:_______________
Graduate of ________________________________________________________High School
Scholarship Application Question:
How does your education in Nursing improve the health status of Native American people?
(500 words or less)