2017-2018 Application

2017-2018 Ms. UCLA Pow Wow Pageant- May 6- 7, 2017

Please consider applying for Ms. UCLA Pow Wow.  Below is the application and requirements to apply.


Ms. UCLA Pow Wow contestants must meet the following minimum requirements to be eligible:

  • Native or Indigenous Women, 18 –30 years of age
  • Verifiable tribal affiliation
  • Verifiable currently enrolled college student (undergraduate or graduate)
  • Can have dependents or married
  • Knowledge of Tribal tradition and Tribal dress


Ms. UCLA Pow Wow is based on a total Point System. Contestants will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Traditional skill presentation representative of your tribe
  • Traditional dress
  • Public Speaking
  • Personal essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • Pow Wow Dance competition
  • Raffle Ticket sales

Ms. UCLA Pow Wow shall serve to represent all American Indian/ Alaska Native students in higher education in Southern California, specifically students at UCLA and shall serve as a Goodwill Ambassador from all cultures throughout the greater Los Angeles area and beyond.

Ms. UCLA Pow Wow will be crowned on Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at the 32nd Annual UCLA Pow Wow. Please direct email inquiries to Mariko Daisey at mdaisey339@gmail.com or the contact information listed below.

For Application click here:

2017 -2018 Ms. UCLA Pow Wow Application, click and download here:

PDF: Ms.UCLAPowWowApplicationFinal