Tribal Scholarship and Mentorship Program Application

As a Native-owned business, we want to ensure there are opportunities for future leaders to have a seat at the table. Raving is offering the opportunity for up to five eligible Tribal members to attend at no cost Indian country’s longest running conference, Raving NEXT: Indian Gaming Strategic Operations & Leadership Conference. January 30 – February 1, 2024 at Choctaw Casino & Resort, Durant, OK.


Any person who is a member of a federally recognized Tribe and currently in a formal Tribal member development or training program. If you are not clear about the program your Tribe offers, we’re happy to work with you on this. Must be 21 years or older. Only new applicants who have not attended a Raving NEXT conference can apply. Download Our Information Sheet for full details.

Applicant must submit the following:

1. A resume and one-page letter stating your desire to participate in the program.

2. A letter from your supervisor of eligibility and their commitment to pay for all travel expenses, hotel and meals (not provided outside of the conference).

3. A copy of your Tribe’s formal program guidelines and curriculum. If this is something that you are in the process of building, share what you have.

Use the form below to submit your application. Applications are due December 15, 2023. All participants will be notified by December 31, 2023.