Kenneth Comer Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA majoring in psychology or counseling psychology who has the intent of becoming a licensed professional counselor or licensed drug and alcohol counselor. This is a one-year scholarship reserved for Cherokee Nation citizens attending Northeastern State University, Oklahoma State University or the University of Oklahoma. If enrolled at the University of Oklahoma, student has the opportunity to serve as an intern at the Oklahoma Association for Problem and Compulsive Gambling (OAPCG) office in Norman. OAPCG will pay for the certification of Problem Gambling Counselor.
- Supplemental Questions
- In 300 words or less, describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations.
- In 500 words or less address your desire to pursue higher education, your chosen field of study and how you plan to serve the Cherokee people when you complete your higher education. Please note if you speak the Cherokee language or if you know or are learning the Cherokee language and any other cultural skills.
- Please enter the name and email of a person who would provide a reference for this scholarship opportunity. (An appropriate person to ask is someone who knows you very well and not a relative. Be sure to let the person know that they will be receiving an email to supply a reference for you and should be completed by January 31.)