Eagle Spirit Award Application | Heard Museum

Eagle Spirit Award Application

The Eagle Spirit Award is given to two exceptional Native graduate students fulfilling a course of study at Arizona State University. The award recognizes these students’ dedication to American Indian communities through service and volunteering as well as their academic achievement in their fields of study. The selection committee will include members of the Heard Museum American Indian Advisory Committee and museum staff, as well a representative from ASU’s American Indian Student Support Services Office. The award will be recognized during the December 2020 convocation.

This year a $500 award will be given to each Master and Doctoral award recipient after selection, May 7, 2020.

Deadline for submission is May 1, 2020, 1 p.m.

All fields are required

Personal Information


Tribal Affiliation (if applicable)



Academic Information
Program/Area of Study
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Community Involvement

Please share any volunteer commitments, special awards, and/or your involvement with projects you feel show your dedication to helping American Indian communities (500 words maximum).

Please submit a narrative detailing why you feel you are a candidate for this award (500 words maximum).

You may attach a separate file here if needed (pdf format only - 1MB size limit).


To be considered for the Eagle Spirit Award, please submit your completed application via the form above.

Note: For more information, please email Marcus Monenerkit at MMonenerkit@heard.org.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Award winners must attend and will be notified prior to the convocation.

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For more information, contact the Heard Museum’s Education Department by email at education@heard.org.

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