To provide economic assistance to American Indian women pursuing higher education.
To encourage and support American Indian women to pursue their dreams and contribute to the preservation of their culture, heritage, and community.
Photos from graduation powwows and other activities through the years.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
By investing in the education of Native American women, you make it possible for them to gain the skills and training they need to work their way out of poverty. But they don't stop there, Native Peoples place such a high value on family and community, these women also work to improve their communities.
Awarding scholarships to enrolled female tribal members in the MA Lakota Leadership/Management Program at Oglala Lakota College.
You can support a student scholar with an on-line donation using VISA or Mastercard. Please click the Donate button at the top of the page.
Mail your check to:
Oglala Lakota College
Attn: Sandra White Shield
Sharing a Vision Scholarship
490 Piya Wiconi Road
Kyle, SD 57752
Volunteers travel to the reservation every summer. We meet with educators at Oglala Lakota College and sometimes attend the graduation PowWow at OLC. Please contact us if you would like to travel with SAV.
Oglala Lakota College is located on Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. The college has satellite campuses across the reservation for easier access for the remote communities.
Ana Royal, Sandy White Shield Admin Graduate Dept., Janine Joslin, Dr. Carol Getty, Ann Schultis