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NativeVision® awards scholarships annually to two Native youth who will be entering their first year of college.

Completed applications are due May 11, 2018. Apply now! (online version)

Scholarship Application (pdf version)


2017 Recipients

Tyra Gloshay (White Mountain Apache) 


Tyra Autumn Gloshay is from the White Mountain Apache Tribe in Whiteriver, AZ.  Tyra graduated from Alchesay High School to attend Arizona State University, where she will study psychology, with a goal of becoming a therapist.  While at Alchesay, she participated in cheerleading, cheer club, student council, and robotics.  She was also the National Honor Society president, and the valedictorian of her class.  After getting her degree, Tyra aims to return home to help with teaching community members how to develop successful coping strategies.

Shelby Snyder (Navajo)


Shelby Snyder is a member of the Navajo Nation and lives in Utah.  She graduated from Copper Hills High School to attend Dartmouth College, where she intends to study biology.  While at Copper Hills, among other activities, Shelby co-founded and led an American Indian Student Association.  She was also a member of the National Honors Society.  She has a deep sense of respect and appreciation for the power of the female, and would like to honor her matriarchal Navajo heritage by returning to serve as an OB/GYN. 

2016 Recipients
Jonathan Barbee (Cherokee)
Meeya Yazzie (Navajo)

2015 Recipients
Jacob Ty Belin (Navajo)
Shanell Natalie Yenchik (Navajo)

2014 Recipients
Zoey Hooper (Navajo)
Tyson Scott (Choctaw Nation) 

2013 Recipients
Christianna Wilson - Navajo
Ashley Holiday - Navajo

2012 Recipients
Briana Dohi
Jhett Williams

2011 Recipients
Alannah M. Yazzie - Navajo
Jennifer Begay - Navajo

2010 Recipients
Shelby Bobelu
Sara Chase

2009 Recipients
Katherine Atkins - Cherokee
Michael Tate - White Mountain Apache
Noel Hinton - White Mountain Apache

2008 Recipients
Aaron Celario - Navajo
Dion Francis III - Caddo Nation of Oklahoma
Krishana Coriz - Santo Domingo

2007 Recipients
Albert Her Many Horses - Sioux
Ethan Amos - White Mountain Apache

2006 Recipients
Billy Wayne Rankin - Western Cherokee
Chase Andrew Velasquez - White Mountain Apache

2005 Recipients
Micheon Gorman - Navajo
Tara Hueston-Navajo Erik Yazzie - Navajo

2004 Recipients
Jessica Marie Curtis - Cherokee
Marcus Brian Dunn-Skaroreh Katenuaka Nation-Tuscarora
Joannie Suina, Cochiti Pueblo

2003 Recipients
Jason Langager - Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians
Dislorei Small - Rodriguez, Northern Cheyenne Tribe

2002 Recipients
Alvin Garcia - Santo Domingo Pueblo
Karla Martin - Poarch Band of Creek Indians
Frances Ruiz - White Mountain Apache Tribe

2001 Recipients
Leland Begay - White Mountain Apache Tribe
Kimberly Begolin - White Mountain Apache Tribe

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