Recent News: Cherokee Scholars Opens March 1st, 2012!!!!!....College College Preparatory Institute June 17th to June 22nd...................... The official Foundation of the Cherokee Nation ..........

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The Cherokee Nation Foundation offers (3) differently funded Scholarships: Privately funded, Tribal, and Institutionally based.

Privately funded Scholarships

- the Cherokee Nation Foundation offers a number of privately funded scholarships. The scholarship funds are donated through the generosity of private donors.

New Anna Belle Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Robert & Evelyn Conley (3 Federal Tribes)

Red Clay (All C.N. Citizens)

Mission (All C.N. Citizens)

Nell Brown (All C.N. Citizens)

Marquis (All C.N. Citizens)

John Shurr (All C.N.Citizens)

Gammon (All C.N. Citizens- some restrictions apply)

Phillips (C.N. Citizens Adair County)

Upton (C.N. Citizens Cherokee County)

Marti Farrington Book Fund (All C.N. Citizens)

Tribally Funded Scholarship

-AT Large Funded by At- Large Tribal Council Members: Mr. Jack Baker and Dr. Julia Coates


Cecil Dick–Bacone College (C.N. Citizens) IAIA- Institute of American Indian Arts (C.N. Citizens)

The Cherokee Nation Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible.

Copyright © 2011 The Cherokee Nation Foundation.



Students may apply for both the CNF scholarships as well as the Cherokee Nation Government scholarships and work study.

Please visit the Cherokee Nation College Resource center: Cherokee or e-mail at:

The Foundation is a pround member of: National Scholarship Providers of America