The Friends of Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, Inc. announce that applications are being accepted
for the 2015 annual scholarship for Navajo and Hopi college students. The funds for our scholarships are raised
through memberships, activities at Hubbell TPNHS including the Auctions, and other off-site events. The scholarships
are established in honor of three weavers (Evelyn Curley, Mary Lee Begay, and Helen Kirk) who spent
many years demonstrating their art to people in the Visitor Center. In August of 2013, the Friends group awarded $19,250 in Scholarships.

The following are the recepients of this year's scholarships:
We are very happy that during 2014 we were able to award scholarships to five very deserving third and fourth-year college students.
Five scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each were awarded..

Brenda Bluehouse is attending the University of New Mexico with a double major in Criminology and Family Studies.
Tia R. Benally is attending the University of New Mexico majoring in Community Health..
Melanie Deschine is attending Arizona State University majoring in Social Work.
Christopher Denetso is attending the University of New Mexico and is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry.
Parrish White (also a 2013 winner) is attending the University of New Mexico and pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Education in Chemistry.
We wish all of our scholarship recipients the best of luck in their studies and future careers, and we hope to hear from them as their education and careers progress

How to apply for a Friends of Hubbell Scholarship
Click to Download Application Information from this page in RTF format.

Deadline:  July 2015
Applications must be mailed to and postmarked by 1 July 2015 to:
FoH Scholarship
c/o Janet Hooper
6650 N. Leonardo da Vinci Way
Tucson, AZ 85745

Student Qualifications:

    • Be an enrolled member of the Navajo or Hopi Nation;
    • Attending a two or four-year college/university in the four corners region (AZ, NM, CO, UT);
    • Have a declared major or special degree program;
    • Entering your junior or senior year in fall 2013 or winter semester 2014;
    • Have a 3.0 current grade point average (GPA) or better.

Your letter of application should include (Important that all 4 items are included in application):

                1) Certification of enrollment from your educational institution that indicates your status in school as of the end spring semester 2011;
                2) Official transcript showing GPA (if not part of [1] above);
                3) Copy of your tribal enrollment certificate;
                4) An essay of one to two pages describing your educational goals, your career goals, and how they relate to the Navajo or Hopi nation.

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