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Competitive Scholarships for Choctaws

The Chahta Foundation offers approximately 21 high-value, high-impact competitive scholarships to empower Choctaws to make a lasting impact on themselves, their families, and their communities.  

The scholarship application opens in January and closes in March. Please check during the month of November for detailed information about upcoming scholarship opportunities for the next year.

2017 Competitive Scholarships

There is a competitive scholarship available for all Choctaw students attending college, undergraduate to doctorate. Applications open January 15th and close March 31st.

To look at a preview of the 2017 scholarships, visit our Scholarship Search page.

For a preview of the questions on the 2017 application, visit our Scholarship Application Prep page.

One universal scholarship application will apply you for all of our scholarships. Click here to apply!

If you have any questions, please contact us at scholarship@chahtafoundation.


Chahta Anumpa

The goal of the Chahta Anumpa Teacher Education Scholarship is to provide a full scholarship, full benefits listed below, to Choctaw individuals who are interested in completing a Teacher Education program and upon certification/licensure becoming a Choctaw Language Teacher. Click here for more information and to apply.

Scholarship Program History

The Chahta Foundation began the scholarship program with a budget of $6,000, which funded one competitive scholarship in Year 1. Four years later, bolstered by the contributions of generous donors, the scholarship program awarded over $300,000 in scholarships to 43 students, ranging from college freshmen to post-graduate/doctoral students.

Interested in becoming a donor? 

We are seeking donors who would like to empower Choctaws to make a lasting impact on themselves, their families, and their communities through education.  No donation is too small! If you would like to contribute to a scholarship, please contact scholarship@chahtafoundation.