Native American Student Scholarships
Office of Navajo Nation
For: Awards scholarships and financial assistance to qualifying students.
Native American Scholarships
For:The Bureau of Indian Education provides a listing to various scholarships available to Native American Students.
United South and Eastern Tribes Scholarship Fund
For: The United South & Eastern Tribes maintains a scholarship program for Native American students who are members of one of its twenty-six member tribes.
Award: undergraduate: $750, graduate: $1,000
Deadline: April 30th
Catching The Dream: Native American Scholarship Fund
For: Native American students attending or planning to attend an accredited institution on a full-time basis.
Award: From $500 – $5,000
Deadline: March 15, April 15 and September 15, depending on which semester the student is applying
Association of American Indian Affairs Scholarships
For: Native American students pursuing at least an Associate’s degree.
Deadline: June 1st
American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
For: Members of federally recognized tribes are encouraged to complete the AIGC’s general application to determine eligibility for scholarship opportunities.
Deadline: varies, usually June 1st
American Indian Service Scholarship
For: Northern Native American Indian students enrolled full-time or part-time in a university, college, junior college or technical school.
American Indian College Fund
For: Members or descendants of members of federally or state recognized tribes in the United States.
Deadline: May 31st
American Indian Science and Engineering Society Scholarships and Internships
For: AISES members who are an enrolled member of an American Indian tribe, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian or otherwise considered to be an American Indian by the tribe with which affiliation is claimed; or is at least 1/4 American Indian blood; or is at least 1/4 Alaskan Native; or considered to be an Alaskan Native by an Alaskan Native group to which affiliation is claimed.
Award: varies: $1,200 – $10,000
Native American Health Education Fund
Phone: 919.474.8370 ext:4015
For: Native American students pursuing a career in health related fields who can demonstrate desire to return to the Native American community or Reservation to improve health care.
Award: varies, up to $1,000 per student
Deadline: June 15th
Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company
For: Enrolled members of the Navajo Tribe who are majoring in a field related the oil and gas industry: Engineering, Geology, Natural Resource Management, Accounting, Marketing, Business Administration, Human Resource Management
Deadline: varies by semester
Indian Health Service Scholarship Fund
For: US citizens who are member or descendant of a federally recognized, state-recognized or terminated American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native village. Health Professions scholarship recipients are required to fulfill a minimum two-year service commitment at an Indian health facility. R
Award: Full tuition and fees + living expenses
Deadline: March 28
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Scholarship
For: Full-time Navajo students enrolled in a field of study related to the multi-service utility industry. Accepted majors include: business, management, administration, accounting, engineering, environment, or information technology
Deadline: April 24th
For: American Indians and Alaska Natives working on an array of policy issues in Indian country, or American Indian and Alaska Natives pursuing health-related careers or undergraduates interested in conservation and environmental issues
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 2nd
NOVA Scholar Program
For: Enrolled members of the Navajo Nation who are pursuing degrees in the I.T. industry (Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, etc.) or in a degree that is crucial to the business functions (i.e. Accounting, Marketing, Business Management, Finance, Communication, etc.) of the company.
Award: minimum award of $500 per semester
Deadline: June 1st
Scholarships for Native American Students
For: Enrolled members of a federally (and sometimes state) recognized native American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group.