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Applications Now Being Accepted:

  • Holisso Fellowship Application: PDF

2019 Holisso: The Center for Study of Chickasaw History and Culture Fellowship

The fellowship is for Chickasaw students or persons studying Chickasaw history and/or culture. It is for a one-week period of research to be conducted at the Holisso: The Center for Study of Chickasaw History and Culture at the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, Oklahoma.

The fellowship will provide up to $2,000 in expenses for room, board, hotel, airline tickets, etc., to the selected applicant. 

The deadline to submit the completed application is Dec. 21, 2018.

Fellowships are awarded annually. All applicants are notified by mail of acceptance or denial. No information will be given over the telephone. Failure to comply with all parts of the process, as described herein, and all deadlines required for applicant eligibility will result in automatic denial of your application.

Fellows will have from the date of notification to Sept. 30, 2019, to complete their fellowship.

To be considered for this fellowship, the applicant must be:

  • Pursuing a master, doctoral or professional degree as a full-time student at an accredited graduate school in the United States OR preparing an academic paper, book or presentation on Chickasaw history and/or culture;
  • Able to demonstrate a financial need; and
  • A registered citizen of the Chickasaw Nation or a registered citizen of another federally recognized tribe or Alaska village/corporation.
For more information, contact the Chickasaw Foundation at (580) 421-9030.