2019-2020 TCU scholarship awardees!

Lasheena

“My educational goal is to focus on bringing solar energy to my community. Whether it is lighting up the whole house or pumping water. Having light and water is what my community needs in order to help sustain life.”

Dine’

School: Navajo Technical University, Crownpoint, NM

Major: Bachelor of Science – Electrical Engineering

Personal Objectives: My Navajo community is patriarchal and as a female we’re supposed to be nurses, teachers or lawyers, moms, not engineers. I want the youth to know that it is okay to do a “man’s” job.


Nicholas

“My educational goal is to graduate and develop an electrical business.”

Dine’

School: Navajo Technical University, Crownpoint, NM

Major: Bachelor of Science – Electrical Engineering

Personal Objectives: To work with electric vehicles, and become a teacher on the Navajo Nation to inspire Navajo youth to learn more about renewable energy.


“My educational goals is to graduate with honors and to become an Electrical Engineer specializing in Sustainable Energy and Power Distribution for the Navajo Nation.”

Dine’

School: Navajo Technical University, Crownpoint, NM

Major: Bachelor of Science – Electrical Engineering

Personal Objectives: To develop a renewable energy source within my community and on my reservation. This will eliminate pollution and benefit my community’s environment


“My educational goals are to help Native American communities/people become energy independent through clean, natural, renewable Solar and Wind technology.” 

Lakota

School: Sitting Bull College, Standing Rock, ND.

Major: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Personal Objectives: To study and understand clean energy resources that will lessen the environmental impacts to wildlife and tribal communities