Indian Student Conference Scholarship

Two $500 annual awards will be given to Native American students, undergraduate, M.A., or Ph.D., to help lessen the burden of costs to attend the annual Western History Association. In addition, the cost of conference registration and tickets to the WHA Welcoming Reception, Graduate Student Reception, Presidential luncheon, and Indian Scholars Luncheon will be included in the award. To be considered for this award, send a letter of interest and a letter of support from a faculty advisor to each member of the committee listed below. View a list of past recipients.


Award Submission Deadline: June 1, 2018


2017 Indian Student Conference Scholarship Committee

 Elise Boxer, Chair
 Department of History, East Hall
University of South Dakota
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069
Elise.Boxer@usd.edu
 Rosalyn LaPier
32 Campus Drive
 Department of Environmental Studies
University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812
rosalyn.lapier@mso.umt.edu
 Heather Daly
2285 Cottle Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
hdaly@g.ucla.edu


Past Recipients

2016 | Alaina Roberts

2015 | Vanessa Esquivido-Meza and Tiffany Hale

2014 | Jameson R. Sweet

2013 | Margaret Huettl and Farina King

2012 | No Award Given

2011 | Maurice Crandall and Alessandra La Rocca Link

2010 | Angel Hinzo and Julie Reed

2009 | Farina King and Josh Horowitz

2008 | Elise Boxer

2007 | Doug Kiel and Nicole Nesberg

2006 | Heather Ponchetti Daly and Joshua Reid

2005 | Jessica Pedro and Skott Vigil

2004 | Jeffrey Means and Rosalyn Rae LaPier

2003 | Elise Boxer and Kim Suina


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The WHA is hosted on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and benefits from the generous support of the College of Arts and Sciences.


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