“To Bill and Melinda Gates, Christa Moya, and the American Indian Graduate Center your ten years of financial support and student support has given me a lifetime of opportunities. Without your support, my educational dreams would not have transpired into real-life experiences. Thank you!"

Dr. Tiffany Locklear

We award $15 million annually to deserving undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students; and have awarded over $200 million since inception.

2018 Recipients: Wilson Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program

Congratulations to our 2018 recipients of the Wilson Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program

This need-based endowed scholarship funds undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinary Technology (AAS).

Name Degree Field of Study Tribal Affliation
Cassidy Vander Molen DVM Veterinary Medicine Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Layna Tarpalechee DVM Veterinary Medicine Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Jennifer Anderson DVM Veterinary Medicine Knik Tribe
Billyann Monrean DVM Veterinary Medicine Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
Blake Guard DVM Veterinary Medicine Cowlitz Indian Tribe
Marissa Gibbs DVM Veterinary Medicine Chickasaw Nation
Amanda Tamez DVM Biology Navajo Nation