First Sergeant Douglas and Charlotte DeHorse Scholarship
First Sergeant Doug DeHorse is an enrolled member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe. He was raised in the town of LaPlant on the Cheyenne River Reservation and attended St. Joseph School in Chamberlain South Dakota before enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1947. He served with the 11th Airborne Division on occupation duty in Japan following WWII, with the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team (“The Rakassans”) during the Korean War, and with the 82d Airborne Division during the Dominican Republic intervention of 1965. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star with “V” device, the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, and the Master Parachutist Badge with stars for combat jumps with the Rakassans at Munsan-Ni and Sukchon. He and Charlotte, together for 53 years, make their home in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
American Indian students who...
· Have completed one year of any Army, Navy, or Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training program; or
· Are enrolled in a Army, Navy, or Air Force Reserve Officer Training program; or
· Are a veteran of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Merchant Marine, or Coast Guard; and,
· Are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program of study.
Fall Semester / Autumn Quarter - April 15th
Spring Semester / Winter Quarter - September 15th
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