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The Rosemary Gaskin Memorial Scholarship was established to honor and carry on Rosemary’s leadership and good works. Students compete for a $1000 scholarship by writing a 500 word essay focusing on Native American rights, education issues, racial or gender equality issues or reviving native culture/traditional beliefs.

Eligibility extends to Sault Tribe members who attend a public institution of higher education full or part-time. Not need based and minimum blood quantum does not apply.

To apply, write or submit a 500 word essay, include a copy of tribal identification card, return address, phone number, school attending and degree.

Deadline is Sept. 30.

For more information, please call the Chippewa County Community Foundation at 635-1046 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Rosemary Gaskin Memorial Scholarship 2017

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