PN Princess Empowerment Scholarship

The Pawnee Nation Princess Committee announces their 2023 Fall semester recipients of the Pawnee Nation Princess Empowerment Scholarship.  The award of $400.00 was presented to Ms. Arianna Riding In and Emma Echo-Hawk Rehrer.

Arian RI

Ms. Riding In is a proud member of the Pitahawirata Band, a freshman at Haskell Indian Nations University (Lawrence, KS) and is majoring in General Studies. 

Emma ECH-Rehrer

Ms. Echo-Hawk Rehrer is a proud member of the Kitkehaki Band, a junior at Westminster University (Salt Lake City, UT) majoring in Nursing. 

Upon receiving the award, Ms. Riding In says, “I would like to thank the Princess Committee for this scholarship and for supporting indigenous women pursuing their education.”

“I am so thankful to the Committee for this amazing opportunity to support my education, I know that these opportunities are rare and I plan on taking full advantage and giving back to the community in return” adds Ms. Echo-Hawk Rehrer. 

Mrs. Tiffany Frietze-Nichols, Princess Committee Vice-Chair, “We are honored to be able to support our Pawnee women who are furthering their education through this scholarship program.  This has allowed us to give back to our people and this community.”

The Princess Committee congratulates Ms. Riding In and Ms. Echo-Hawk Rehrer and wishes both young ladies good luck this fall semester. 

For more information on the Princess Scholarship opportunities, or other Pawnee Business Council Committee Scholarships available, please visit the Pawnee Nation’s website at