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Auburn, CA – Chapa-De Indian Health is excited to announce the April Moore Memorial Scholarship is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year. The $1,000 annual scholarship is offered in recognition of long-time Chapa-De Board President April Moore. Moore dedicated her life to advancing American Indian people and served on the Chapa-De Board of Directors for 26 years. The scholarship is open to American Indian students currently attending or planning to attend college or a technical, trade or vocational school. Applicants should be in or from Placer, Nevada, Sierra, Sacramento and El Dorado Counties in California.

“Chapa-De Indian Health is proud to offer the April Moore Memorial Scholarship,” said Lisa Davies, CEO of Chapa-De Indian Health. “We honor April Moore’s legacy by continuing to support the education and advancement of American Indian people in our community.”

Scholarship applications are due by February 28, 2022. Applications are reviewed by the Chapa-De Board of Directors each year. Winners are announced in May 2022. The Chapa-De Board of Directors selects a new recipient each spring, and applicants are encouraged to re-apply for each year they meet the qualifications.

To qualify, applicants must;

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Be American Indian/Alaskan Native; for the purpose of this scholarship this is defined as being eligible for services at Indian Health Service (IHS) Clinics
  • Plan to pursue vocational training or a college degree
  • Have attended school in Placer, Nevada, Sierra, Sacramento or El Dorado Counties
  • Submit all required application materials by February 28th

View the application for a full list of scholarship details and requirements: https://chapa-de.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/April-Moore-Memorial-Scholarship-Application-2019.pdf?x14164

Chapa-De Indian Health (Chapa-De) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that was established in 1974 and operates community health clinics in Auburn and Grass Valley, California. Chapa-De offers comprehensive primary medical care, dental and orthodontics, behavioral health counseling, psychiatry, nutrition and health education, prenatal care, pharmacy, and optometry services.