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Indian scholarships abound - You just have to know where to look !




There are numerous scholarships just waiting to be applied for, programs
that are specially geared towards American Indians, Native Alaskans and
Native Hawaiians.

A good place to find what is being offered is to use the Internet. A Google
search for "Native American Scholarships°® yields 298,000 results.

We have listed some of them for you.

-The Adolf Van Pelt Foundation offers 40 to 50 grants ranging from $500 to
$1500 to Native American graduates and under graduates pursing any career
path. Contact Olga Patterson at Fargo-on Hudson NY 10555

-The Native American Scholarship Fund has programs in the fields of Math;
Engineering; Science; Business; Education; Computer Science Open to American
Indians or Alaskan Natives (1/4 degree or more) enrolled as members of a
federally recognized, state recognized, or terminated tribe. For graduate or
undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university. The
programs give out 208 awards annually. Contact Lucille Kelley, Director of
Recruitment, for an application. The address is 8200 Mountain Rd., NE, Suite
203 Albuquerque NM 87110.

There are also grants available through the Bureau of Indian Affairs and
Indian Health Services as well as individual tribes that have scholarship
programs. Here is a list of some of them.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation
5656 South Stony Island Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
Deadline: Applications available after December 1
Scholarship Amt: $500 - $1500
Requirements: Recommendations, Transcript

American Indian Heritage Foundation Scholarship
6051 Arlington Boulevard
Falls Church, VA 22044-2788
(603) 237-7500
Deadline: No
Requirements: Write for more information.

American Indian Scholarships
4520 Montgomery Blvd. N.W. #1B
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Scholarship Amt: Varies
Requirements: Write for information (supported in part by Bureau of Indian
Affairs)

American Indian Scholarships
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
1776 D. Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-5392
(202) 628-1776
Deadline: 7/1, 11/1
Scholarship Amt: Varies
Requirements: GPA: 2.75, transcript, 3 letters of recommendation, proof of
Indian blood, letter giving family history, financial status and aims.

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Program
1630 30th Street, Suite 301
(303) 939-0023
Deadline: 6/30 and 8/1
Scholarship Amt: $1000
Requirements: AISES Student membership, tribal enrollment, engineering or
business major, 2.0 GPA

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
American Indian Development Foundation Scholarships
1630 30th Street, Suite 301
Boulder, CO 80301-1014
(303) 939-0023
Deadline: 6/15
Scholarship Amt: $1000
Requirements: Tribal membership

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
CERT Scholarships
1630 30th Street, Suite 301
Boulder, CO 80301-1014
(303) 939-0023
Deadline: 6/14
Scholarship Amt: $1000
Requirements: Tribal membership, entering college freshman who attended
T.R.I.B.E.S., CERT's summer program, minimum 2.0 GPA

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
Norbert S. Hill, Jr. Leadership Award
5661 Airport Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80301
Deadline: 6/15 (winners notified by 10/30)
Scholarship Amt: $1000
Requirements: Personal essay, 2 letters of recommendation, tribal enrollment
document (Alaskan Native, American Indian), Business/Engineering majors

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
Robert Brocksbank Scholarships
5661 Airport Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80301
Deadline: 6/15 (winners notified by 10/30)
Scholarship Amt: $1000
Requirements: Personal essay, 2 letters of recommendation, tribal enrollment
document (Alaskan Native, American/Canadian Indian), Business/Engineering
majors

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
Santa Fe Pacific Foundation Grant
1630 30th Street, Suite 301
Boulder, CO 80301-1014
(303) 939-0023
Deadline: 3/31
Scholarship Amt: up to $2500 for each of four years
Requirements: Resident of AZ, CO, KS, NM, OK or San Bernadino County CA, 2.0
GPA.

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
Schuyler Meyer Jr. Scholarship
5661 Airport Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80301
Deadline: 6/15
Scholarship Amt: $1000
Requirements: Personal essay, 2 letters of recommendation, tribal enrollment
document (American Indian, Alaskan Native), single parent with at least 1
minor child at home.

American Indian Services
1900 N. Canyon Road
Provo, UT 84604
(801) 375-1777
Deadline: 8/30, 11/15, 2/15, 5/15
Scholarship Amt: Varies
Requirements: Cum GPA 2.25, financial need, certificate of Indian blood,
transcript, less than 130 semester credits

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship for
Minorities
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-8775
Deadline: 7/1, 12/1
Scholarship Amt: $2000
Requirements: U.S. citizen or permanent visa, Accounting major

American Legion Auxiliary
Silver Eagle Indian Scholarship
1718 Statz Street
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 642-4002
Scholarship Amt: $200 for undergraduates
Requirements: Must have been born in Nevada and be the child of an American
Indian veteran

Arizona State Student Incentive Grant
contact school Financial Aid Office
Phoenix, AZ
Scholarship Amt: $100 - $2500
Requirements: financial need, resident of Arizona

Arrow Supplemental Scholarship Program
Arrow, Inc.
1000 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 401
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 296-0685
Deadline: No
Requirements: Write for more information

Association on American Indian Affairs
For more information: www.indian-affairs.org

Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
Adolph Van Pelt Scholarships
Box 268
Sisseton, SD 57262
(605) 698-3998
Deadline: 6/1 (notified by 6/30)
Scholarship Amt: $500 - 800
Requirements: Minimum 2.0 GPA

Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
Displaced Homemaker Program
Box 268
Sisseton, SD 57262
(605) 698-3998
Deadline: 9/1 (notified by 10/15)
Scholarship Amt: $500 - $1000
Requirements: Returning adult student; award assists with child care,
transportation and some basic living expenses.

Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
Emergency Aid & Health Professions Scholarships
Box 268
Sisseton, SD 57262
(605) 698-3998
Deadline: From 9/1 to 6/1, no summer programs
Scholarship Amt: $50 - $300
Requirements: Write for more information

Blackfeet Tribal Education Grant
ATTN: Scholarship Officer
P.O. Box 850
Browning, MT 59417
(406) 388-7539
Deadline: 3/1
Requirements: Member of Blackfeet Tribe, need-based.

Bureau of Indian Affairs - Oklahoma Area Education Office Scholarship
4149 Highline Blvd., Suite 380
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
Deadline: 1/15 (notified 6/1), 6/15 (notified 9/1)
Scholarship Amt: $510 - $4500
Requirements: Recommendations, transcript, minimum 2.0 GPA and 12 credit
hours/term, Alaskan Native or American Indian, financial need

Bureau of Indian Affairs Higher Education Program
1849 C. Street, N.W. - MS 3530-MIB
Washington, DC 20240
(202) 208-4871
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Cherokee Indian Scholarship
Unto These Hills Educational Fund, Inc.
P.O. Box 398
Cherokee, NC 28719
Scholarship Amt: $500
Requirements: Parents or self must be enrolled member of Eastern Band of
Cherokee Indians, of Cherokee, NC.

Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
Higher Education Grants Program
P.O. Box 948
Tahlequah, OK 74465
Deadline: 4/1
Scholarship Amt: up to $1500
Requirements: Member of Cherokee Nation, eligible for Pell grant and have a
2.0 minimum GPA.

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma/Adult Education Scholarship
Department of Education
P.O. Box 38
Concho, OK 73022
(405) 262-0345
Deadline: 6/1, 11/1
Scholarship Amt: $400
Requirements: Enrolled member of Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribe

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma/Higher Education Scholarship
Department of Education
P.O. Box 38
Concho, OK 73022
(405) 262-0345
Deadline: 6/1, 11/1
Scholarship Amt: $1000
Requirements: Enrolled member of Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribe

Chippewa Tribe Grant, Minnesota
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Education Division
P.O. Box 217
Cass Lake, MN 56633
(218) 335-8584
Deadline: 6/1
Scholarship Amt: up to $3000
Requirements: Member of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe


Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Higher Education Grant
Higher Education Department
Drawer 1210
Durant, OK 74702-1210
Deadline: apply 1/1 - 3/15, notified 9/1
Scholarship Amt: $1600 maximum
Requirements: Enrolled member of Choctaw Tribe and have Certificate
Documenting Indian Blood or tribal membership card, transcript, financial
eligibility

Choctaw Tribe, Mississippi Band
Choctaw Tribal Office, BIA Higher Education
Route 7, Box 21
Philadelphia, MS 39350
Requirements: Write for more information

Colorado River Indian
Higher Education
Rt. 1, Box 23-B
Parker, AZ 95344
(520) 669-9211
Requirements: call extension 271 or 272.

Comanche Tribe of Oklahoma
Education Director, Education Division
P.O. Box 908
Lawton, OK 73502
Requirements: Write for more information

Continental Society, Daughters of Indian Wars Scholarships
206 Springdale Dr.
LaGrange, GA 30240
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Creek Nation of Oklahoma
Education Director, Higher Education
P.O. Box 580
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Requirements: Write for more information

Fleischmann Indian Program
Chairman, Scholarship Committee, Nevada State Dept. of Education
400 W. King Street, Capital Complex
Carson City, NV 89701
Scholarship Amt: $1000
Requirements: Resident of Nevada, or be a member of a Nevada Indian Tribe

Gila River Indian Community
Division of Student Services/Scholarships
P.O. Box 97
Sacaton, AZ 85247
(800) 448-6918
Scholarship Amt: Varies, can include living expenses
Requirements: Contact tribal office

GMAC-AACSB Minority Summer Institute
11601 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 760
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 478-1433
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Grand Met Essay Contest
The National Urban League Education Department
500 East 62nd
New York, NY 10021
Deadline: 4/15
Scholarship Amt: $1000
Requirements: Any DeVry program, 500-word essay on contest theme (write for
information)

Hana Scholars Program
United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 871
Nashville, TN 37202-0871
(615) 340-7342
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Headland Indian Health Careers Grants
Headlands Indian Health Careers Grants
P.O. Box 16901
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-9968
(405) 271-2250
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Helen Gough Scholarship Foundation
Nancy Wisness
P.O. Box 503
Waterford City, ND 58854
Deadline: 6/1 (notified 8/1)
Scholarship Amt: $100 - $500
Requirements: Proof of membership in Three Affiliated Tribes (Fort Berthold
Reservation), 3 recommendations, proof of college acceptance

Hopi Tribe
Grants and Scholarship Programs
P.O. Box 123
Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039
(800) 762-9630
Deadline: 4/30, 7/31 and 11/30
Scholarship Amt: Varies with program and financial need
Requirements: GPA: 2.0 - 3.3 GPA depending upon program, financial needs
analysis, application and proof of tribal enrollment. Several different
programs offered

Incentive Grant Program
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME)
3 West 35th Street
New York, NY 10001-2281
(212) 279-2626
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Indian Education - Colleges and Universities
ATTN: Office of Indian Education Programs
1849 C Street, N.W. MS3530-MIB
Washington, DC 20240
(202) 208-4871
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Indian Employment Assistance Grants
Division of Job Placement and Training
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20240
(202) 208-3570
Deadline: No
Requirements: Write for more information

Indian Fellowship Program
Office of Indian Education
400 Maryland Ave., S.W. Room 2177
Washington, DC 20202
(202) 401-1887
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons North Indian
Scholarship Program
Headquarters Office
P.O. Box 1017
Chautauqua, NY 14722
(716) 357-4951
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

James B. Black College Scholarship
Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America
1505 Riverview Road, P.O. Box 297
St. Peter, MN 56082
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
Menominee Adult Vocational Training Scholarship
P.O. Box 910
Keshena, WI 54135
Deadline: 10/30 and 3/1
Scholarship Amt: $100 - $2200
Requirements: Enrolled or eligible Menominee, freshmen and sophomores only

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
Menominee Higher Education Scholarships
P.O. Box 910
Keshena, WI 54135
Deadline: 10/30 and 3/1
Scholarship Amt: $100 - $2200
Requirements: Enrolled or eligible Menominee

MESBEC Program
Native American Scholarship Fund
8200 Mountain Rd., N.E., Suite 203
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 262-2351
Deadline: 3/15, 4/15, 9/15
Scholarship Amt: Varies
Requirements: Engineering, Business and CIS students; enrolled member of a
recognized U.S. tribe, high GPA.

Mescalero Apache Tribe
Education Director, Education Department
Box 176
Mescalero, NM88340
Requirements: Write for more information

Miss Indian USA Scholarship Program
6051 Arlington Boulevard
Falls Church, VA 22044
(703) 273-7500
Deadline: No
Requirements: Write for more information

Moapa River Paiute Tribe Higher Education Scholarship
Chairman
Moapa Band of Paiutes
Moapa, NV 89025
Requirements: Write for more information

NAJA Scholarships
ATTN: College Scholarship
Campus Box 287
Boulder, CO 80309
(303) 492-7397
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Native American Education Grants
Office of Financial Aid for Studies
100 Witherspoon St
Louisville, KY 40202-1396
(502) 569-5776
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Native American Leadership in Education (NALE)
802 Mountain Rd., N.E., Suite 203
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 262-2351
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Navajo Nation
Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance Programs
P.O. Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515
(800) 243-2956
Deadline: 4/1, 5/1, 10/1 for CIB and application
Scholarship Amt: up to $2500/semester depending upon availability
Requirements: Minimum 2.0 GPA, financial need, fully admitted with letter of
admission, Certificate of Indian Blood, official transcript, Navajo
Scholarship application

Navajo Nation--Chief Manuelito Scholarship
Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance Programs
P.O. Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515
(800) 243-2956
Deadline: 4/1, 5/1, 10/1 for CIB and application
Scholarship Amt: $5000/year
Requirements: Maintain 3.0 GPA, financial need, fully admitted w/letter of
Admission, CIB, official transcript, Navajo Scholarship app., min ACT 21
w/3.6 GPA, write for info

Navajo--Annie D. Wauneka Scholarships
Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 2360
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Requirements: For students ineligible for Navajo tribal funding

Navajo--Education and Scholarship Foundation
P.O. Box 3209
Window Rock, AZ 86515
(520) 871-3385
Requirements: Write for more information

Navajo--Office of Navajo Economic Opportunity Scholarships
ONEO Scholarship Trust
P.O. Box 2547
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Requirements: Write for more information

NSF Incentive for Excellence Scholarship Prizes
P.O. Box 3010
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
(615) 483-3344
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

NSPE Minority Scholarships
1420 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-2800
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Oglala Sioux
Chairman, Oglala Sioux Tribal Council
Higher Education Program
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
Requirements: Write for more information

Osage Tribal Education Committee (OTEC)
Bureau of Indian Affairs - Oklahoma Office
4149 Highline Blvd. Suite 380
Oklahoma CIty, OK 73108
Deadline: 5/1, 7/1, 12/31
Scholarship Amt: $300-$600
Requirements: Recommendations, personal essay, transcript, enrolled member
of Osage Indian Tribe

Outstanding Indian Youth Program
6051 Arlington Boulevard
Falls Church, VA 22044
(703) 273-7500
Requirements: Write for more information

Presbyterian Church Native American Education Grants
ATTN: Office of Financial Aid for Studies
100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202-1396
(502) 569-5000
Deadline: 6/1
Scholarship Amt: $200 to $1500
Requirements: Member of Presbyterian Church, completed at least 1 semester
at an accredited institution of higher education and have applied there for
financial aid

Research Assistantships For Minority High School School Students
Senior Staff Associate for Cross Directorate Programs
1800 G Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20550
(202) 357-9549
Deadline: No Requirements: Write for more information

Research Experiences For Undergraduates
Senior Staff Associate for Cross Directorate Programs
1800 G Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20550
(202) 357-9549
Deadline: Yes
Requirements: Write for more information

Seneca Nation Higher Education Program
Higher Education Program
P.O. Box 231
Salamanca, NY 14779
Deadline: 5/20, 7/15, 12/31
Scholarship Amt: $5000 maximum
Requirements: Enrolled member of Seneca Nation of Indians, minimum GPA 2.0

Spokane Tribe of Indians
Chairman
P.O. Box 100
Wellpoint, WA 99040
Requirements: Write for more information

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Chairman
Tribal Higher Education Program
Fort Yates, ND 58538
Requirements: Write for more information

Stockbridge-Munsee Education Department
Drawer 1
Bowler, WI 54416
Requirements: Write for more information

Techforce Scholarship
3 West 35th St.
New York, NY 10001-2281
(212) 279-2626
Requirements: Write for more information

Tohono O'Odham Nation
Higher Education Services
Box 837
Sells, AZ 85634
(520) 383-2221
Requirements: call extension 228

TRY Scholarship Grant
c/o Native American Student Program
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
(714) 787-4143
Deadline: No
Requirements: Write for more information

Umatilla Tribe
Chairman, Umatilla Indian Reservation
P.O. Box 638
Pendleton, OR 97801
Requirements: Write for more information

United South & Eastern Tribes, Inc.
USET Scholarships
1101 Kermit Dr., Suite 302
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 361-8700
Deadline: 4/30
Scholarship Amt: $500
Requirements: Enrolled member of a USET tribe

United States Department of Education Indian Fellowship Program
Office of Indian Education
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20202
(202) 260-3774

Deadline: varies
Scholarship Amt: $600 - $2400 (incl. tuition and monthly stipend)
Requirements: Seeking undergraduate degree in business administration or
engineering

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
Chairman, Tribal Council
Higher Education Office
Towaoc, CO 81334
Requirements: Write for more information

Washoe Tribe--Richard E. Barrington Educational Fund
Education Department
919 Highway 395 South
Gardnerville, NV 89410
(702) 205-4191
Deadline: 8/15 and 12/15
Scholarship Amt: up to $1250
Requirements: Enrolled member of Washoe tribe and applied for Pell Grant

Yakama Indian Nation Scholarship
P.O. Box 151
Toppenish, WA 98948
Deadline: 7/1
Scholarship Amt: $1500 maximum
Requirements: Personal essay, transcript, enrolled member of Yakama Indian
Nation

Yavapai-Apache Tribe
P.O. Box 1188
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
(520) 567-9207
Requirements: Write for more information

Zuni Higher Education Scholarships
Director
P.O. Box 338
Zuni, NM 87327
(505) 782-2191
Deadline: 6/1, 10/1 and 4/1
Scholarship Amt: varies
Requirements: Enrolled member of Zuni tribe and have 2.0 GPA

 

 
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