The Bill Taylor Scholarship, named in honor of a previous Tribal Council Chairman for his involvement and encouragement in bringing the gaming industry to Cherokee, is available to all EBCI tribal members or their immediate family members who study Business/business related curricula. This Scholarship application and others are available through the Eastern Band Community Foundation, a local affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation.
Scholarships are awarded based on students meeting various eligibility requirements detailed on www.nccommunityfoundation.org, where applications also can be downloaded. Please search under “Qualla Reservation”. Applications also may be available at area high schools. The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, June 1. Info: Frela Owl Beck email@example.com or visit www.nccommunityfoundation.org
– Eastern Band Community Foundation