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Scholarships


General Scholarship

The Chickasaw Foundation General Scholarship fund complements the Foundation's commitment to provide a wide variety of scholarships. Money donated to the general scholarship fund will be used to support scholarships offered by the Chickasaw Foundation.

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Scholarships may be established by individuals, families or organizations through an initial minimum contribution.

Jamie Duane Ellis Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a full-time Chickasaw student enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year college or university who is pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in criminal justice, police science or an equivalent major. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Janet Shaley James Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a Chickasaw undergraduate student enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. This is a general education scholarship; open to any major.

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Janie Hardwick Benson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to an undergraduate or graduate Chickasaw student enrolled full-time at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Must be pursuing a degree in nursing and working toward an ADN, BSN or MSN. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Jerod Tate Music Composition Scholarship

This scholarship is open to an undergraduate Chickasaw student attending an accredited college or university full-time pursuing a degree in classical music composition; must be able to demonstrate proficiency in a solo classical instrument and basic piano skills. Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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Jerod Tate Music Piano Performance Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate Chickasaw student enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university; must be a music major in classical piano performance (solo or collaborative) and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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Jess Green Memorial Law Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full-time Chickasaw undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in law, pre-law, legal studies, paralegal or any major associated with law or a bachelor’s degree obtained with the intention of pursuing a law degree; must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Jimson Nelson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full-time Chickasaw student enrolled at a vocational-technical school or trade school seeking a career in home maintenance. Must maintain a GPA of 2.75 or higher.

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John Bennett Herrington Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a full-time Chickasaw junior or senior student enrolled at a two- or four year college or university pursuing a degree in engineering, physics, mathematics, chemistry, geophysics, natural sciences or related STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields of study approved by the Chickasaw Foundation Board of Trustees. Must have a demonstrated interest in space aeronautics, and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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Judicial Scholarship – Law Student Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full-time Chickasaw undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited four-year college or university pursuing a degree in law, pre-law, legal studies, paralegal or any major associated with law or a bachelor’s degree obtained with the intention of pursuing a law degree; must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Kenneth Comer Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full-time, Chickasaw graduate student enrolled at an accredited college or university seeking to be a licensed professional counselor or licensed drug and alcohol counselor. Preference will be given to recipients also seeking certification as a certified problem gambling counselor. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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L. Jay and Oleta Keel Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full-time or part-time Chickasaw undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in Christian education, athletics/sports, construction management or agriculture. Must maintain a GPA of 2.75 or higher.

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Lancelot Minor, III Memorial Law Scholarship

This scholarship is for a Chickasaw undergraduate or law student enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in law, pre-law, legal studies, paralegal or any major associated with law or a bachelor’s degree obtained with the intention of pursuing a law degree. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Lillian Fowler Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full-time Chickasaw student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate course of study in social work or a pre-approved healthcare related major. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Lynn C. Gibson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to a Chickasaw junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university while pursuing a degree in education. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Mary Jo Green Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a full-time junior or senior undergraduate Chickasaw student enrolled at an accredited college or university majoring in education, history, or pre-law with a minor in history and an emphasis on Chickasaw or Native American studies. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Mary K. Moreland & Daniel T. Jenks Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a full-time Chickasaw undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to those who are education majors. However, those majoring in math, engineering, business/finance, business management and accounting will be considered as well. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Michael and Joshua Lovegrove Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for a full-time, Chickasaw undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited college or university and majoring in Native American Studies. Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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Mitch Musgrove Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to a part-time or full-time Chickasaw undergraduate student enrolled at an accredited two- or four-year college or university majoring in finance or accounting. Must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

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Mitch Sperry Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for a Chickasaw undergraduate or law student enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in law, pre-law, legal studies, paralegal or any major associated with law or a bachelor’s degree obtained with the intention of pursuing a law degree. Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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Mooniene Ogee Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a Chickasaw undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited college or university majoring in education. Must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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