Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly: Dream Warriors Scholarship

Ha-We (Hello in the Osage Nation language), 

This NOW message contains information about the Dream Warriors Scholarship.

The Dream Warriors Scholarship provides funding for Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students pursuing the arts. The Dream Warriors Scholarship was created by a handful of young Native artists – Frank Waln, Tanaya Winder, Mic Jordan and Tall Paul – to encourage youth from communities across Indian Country to pursue a career in the arts.

Award: $500 (one-time scholarship dispersed over two semesters)

Purpose: The Dream Warriors Scholarship encourages high school seniors and GED recipients to pursue their creative curiosities and passions by providing a scholarship geared towards these endeavors.

Types of Art: Visual, painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, creative writing, music, performance art, dance, and drama/acting.

Application: Click here for the scholarship application. Completed applications should be emailed to

Application Deadline: June 1, 2015 by 11:59 PM EST

We encourage you to visit our website ( for a comprehensive list of available resources (scholarships, fellowships, summer programs, grant opportunities, etc.). Thank you for your continued support and interest in the Center for Native American Youth and Generation Indigenous.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Email us back and let us know what types of Native youth opportunities you are looking for and we can be sure to include them in upcoming emails. We invite you to share your feedback. You can also sign up for CNAY’s newsletter here.


Center for Native American Youth

About the CNAY
Founded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan, CNAY is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in Washington, DC. While a part of The Aspen Institute, CNAY is also overseen by a Board of Advisors. The goal of CNAY is to bring greater national attention to the issues facing Native American youth, and to foster solutions, with special emphasis on youth suicide prevention. How you can help.


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