(Hayward, WI) – August 17, 2020– Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is excited to announce the receipt of a Johnson Scholarship Foundation Award, a contribution that creates scholarships in support of native Business and Entrepreneurial students. The Foundation has committed to $40,000 supporting scholarships for 2020/2021 academic year.
“The Johnson Scholarship Foundation is grateful for the opportunity to partner with Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College through our scholarship funding. Business and entrepreneurship scholarships hold the potential to improve reservation economies through education.” Shares Robert Krause, CEO of the Johnson Scholarship Foundation.
Fall registration ends Friday, August 28, 2020, there is still time to register for the fall semester and apply for scholarships. Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College will be open for in person classes August 31, 2020 with strict adherence to public health and safety guidelines.
“Opportunities like what we have with the Johnson Scholarship Foundation are directly related to increased persistence and graduation. When we can reduce the cost of attendance for our students, we make it easier for them to attain their degree.” Shares Dr. Russell Swagger, President of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College.
The scholarship application will be available on the college website, www.lco.edu/scholarships and open to Native American students to apply. For further questions, call 715-634-4790 ext. 186 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.