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                                         STUDENT AWARDS AT OLC GRADUATION

     At the annual OLC graduation, cash awards are provided to outstanding graduates through OLC funds and private
     donations.  With the exception of the Carol Reyer awards, the amount of the cash awards are $250 for both OLC
     funded and private donation supported awards.

     In order for the private donation supported awards to be accepted by the Board of Trustees, there must be
     funds for 5 consecutive private donation supported awards deposited with Oglala Lakota College.

     The following are student awards that have established by the Board of Trustees with OLC funding.

     Name                                Amount         Award Criteria
     Hattie Twiss Award                  $250           Female, 2 year graduate with highest GPA-any tribal member
     Black Elk Award                     $250           B.A. graduate with highest GPA-Indian or non-Indian
     Lloyd D. Eagle Bull Memorial Award  $250           First preference-MA graduate with high GPA who exemplified
                                                        Lakota values and shows Lakota leadership. Second
                                                        preference-BA graduate with the same criteria
     Jeanne Smith Memorial Award         $250           Graduate with GPA of 3.0 or higher and winning
                                                        Biographical essay.

     The following have been graduate awards that have been established by private donors:

     Name                                Amount         Award Criteria
     Carol Reyer Award                   $1000 (2)      Female and male recipient who has struggled for BA with
                                                        high GPA and must be Oglala Lakota
     Robert Gay Memorial Award           $250 (4)       Male and female recipient-BA with Lakota studies major
                                                        with highest GPA

                                                        Male and female recipient-AA degree with Lakota studies
                                                        major with highest GPA
     Patrick Hayes Memorial Award        $250           Male recipient with two year degree with highest GPA-any
                                                        tribal member

     (Adopted by BOT action 2/22/96)

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