White Earth Nation

Scholarship Program

ATTENTION: Applications are now being accepted for the 2015-2016 academic year!

Applications for the White Earth Scholarship Program (WESP) will have a priority deadline of May 31st prior to the next academic year. Please use the links below to download the packet corresponding to your educational plans. 

All applicants must:

  • Be an enrolled member of the MCT- White Earth Band
  • Apply at least 8-12 weeks prior to the day classes begin
  • Be accepted to an accredited higher education university or technical college
  • Apply for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is required regardless of your income status!
  • Have a high school diploma or GED prior to WESP consideration.
  • Currently in good academic standing and not in prior student loan default.

Please submit original applications by USPS. WESP does not accept faxed, emailed or copied WESP applications. The following packets are fillable, please make sure to print and mail via USPS. 

In state UNDERGRADUATE application packet.

Out of state UNDERGRADUTE application packet.

GRADUATE application packet.

Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program application.

www.fafsa.ed.gov

For more information please contact:

White Earth Scholarship Program
Attn: Leslie Nessman, Scholarship Manager 
P.O. Box 418
White Earth, Mn. 56591

Phone: 218.983.3285 ext. 5304
Fax: 218.983.3705

leslie.nessman@whiteearth-nsn.gov

Appointments are currently being taken for the financial aid process. Please contact us toll- free at 800.950-3248. A copy of your completed income tax return will also be needed (if applicable).  If you were NOT required to file an income tax return a FAFSA can still be completed. We have a media room for public use to browse colleges, scholarship information and to apply for financial aid online. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.