The Ovintiv Native American Scholarship

The Ovintiv Native American Scholarship will be offered annually to five students who meet the criteria outlined below. This scholarship will help advance the University of Utah American Indian Resource Center’s (AIRC) mission of recruiting and retaining Native American students, leading up to their graduation. The Ovintiv Native American Scholarship will provide financial aid to offset the cost of tuition and/or any other education-related expenses to five promising students, selected by the AIRC Scholarship Selection Committee. This is a $5,000 one-time award for the 2024-2025 academic year.

The recipients of this scholarship will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Students must be admitted to the University
  • Students must be from a federally-recognized tribe, with a preference for students from the Ute Indian Tribe
  • In the case that none of the applicants meet these criteria, the scholarship will be awarded to students who most closely match this profile.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe?
  2. Please select your academic level.
  3. Essay addressing involvement in the American Indian community
    • In 500 words or less, please share your academic achievements, leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, and motivation to serve and succeed in the American Indian community?