Help Native American Graduates Pursue an Education Beyond High School
The Native American students that St. Labre serves come from some of the poorest areas in all of the United States. They need a hand up to escape the cycle of poverty, and you can help provide them with that hand by sponsoring a scholarship. Every year, our graduates must make painstaking decisions about whether they can afford college.
That’s why your generosity is so important! Thanks to scholarships provided by the gifts of friends like you, more than 80% of recent St. Labre graduates have been able to go on to post-secondary education and training.
Help more St. Labre graduates receive scholarships by establishing your own scholarship fund in the name of your choosing or anonymously.
Named or Anonymous Scholarship Fund
With a $25,0000 minimum, your named (or anonymous) fund will be administered by St. Labre Indian School Educational Association — a non-profit corporation, whose purposes are exclusively educational and charitable.
You can opt to fulfill your $25,000 minimum gift in full, or set up pledge payments via a Charitable Gift/Pledge Agreement. Your scholarship fund will begin making an impact the year following the fulfillment of the pledge.
The principal of your fund will be held in perpetuity and the annual interest and earnings will be used for scholarships for years to come. You can invite your family and friends to contribute to this fund at any time.
To speak to a St. Labre Gift Officer about establishing a Named or Anonymous Scholarship Fund, please complete and submit the form below.
Named Scholarship Fund Form
Named Scholarship Fund
Help Native American students who want to continue their education
Only 19% of 18-to-24-year-old Native American students are enrolled in college compared to 41% of the overall U.S. population. That’s why the scholarships generous friends like you help to provide are so critical for St. Labre graduates who want to pursue post-secondary education.
When you contribute to St. Labre’s Scholarship Fund — which was established in 1977 — you will make a permanent impact on the Indian children of southeast Montana. Your contribution remains in perpetuity, and only the interest and earnings are used to fund scholarship awards. The fund bears no administrative fees as all administrative costs are covered by the St. Labre Indian School Educational Association.
St. Labre graduates are living out their brighter future
Thanks to caring friends like you, underprivileged Indian children at St. Labre are equipped to achieve their dreams and lead productive lives after graduation.
Our alumni can be found in many states across our nation and even internationally. Others return to reservation communities, or they engage in work that promotes and fosters Native American culture and well-being.