National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) will hold its annual
Miss NCAI Scholarship Pageant at the Albuquerque Convention Center
on November 17, 2003 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
a young lady is selected from a group of candidates to represent
NCAI and Indian Nations as a youth role model, educator, and ambassador
for the duration of one year. Miss NCAI 2003 is awarded a $5000
scholarship to help meet educational goals.
coordinator Alyssa Burhans said the winner will be selected
on the basis of her knowledge of tribal government, culture and
history. Her concerned interest in conditions affecting the well-being
of American Indian and Alaskan Native governments and people, as
well as scholastic achievement, communication, presentation, and
include Miss NCAI 2003, Miss NCAI Runner Up, Best Talent, and Miss
Congeniality. To be eligible to compete in the Miss NCAI Pageant,
contestants must be 17-25 years of age on or before October 1, 2003;
a citizen of an American Indian or Alaska Native tribe or village
with proof of enrollment; current high school senior, full-time
undergraduate student (12+ credits), or full-time graduate student
(9+ credits); and single, never married, and have no children.
applications are available on the NCAI website at www.ncai.org
or call 612-860-3300 to have an application sent. The deadline for
applications is October 29, 2003.
information regarding the Miss NCAI 2003 Scholarship Pageant, please
NCAI Scholarship Pageant Program
Alyssa Burhans, Coordinator
612 860 3300