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January 19, 2012

National Indian Education Association’s site posts scholarships available

The National Indian Education Association wants to make sure that Native students know about every funding opportunity to help them succeed in their academic career. Below is a listing of other organizations that offer scholarships and internships. If there are opportunities missing from this list, please let NIEA know by e-mailing them: niea@niea.org.

NIEA offers the John C. Rouillard and Alice Tonemah Memorial Scholarship. For more information, visit the NIEA Scholarship webpage: http://www.niea.org/Scholarships/NIEA-Scholarships-and-Internships.aspx

If any of the following scholarship opportunities are of interest, please contact the grantor for confirmation of information available. NIEA does its best to keep information current, however if discrepancies are found, please contact NIEA: niea@niea.org

Adolph Van Pelt Scholarships
Given by: Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
Amount: $500-$800
Contact Phone: 240.314.7155
Website: http://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships/adolph_van_pelt.htm
Requirements: Applicants must be full-time students and determination is based upon merit or need.
Deadline: July 20

AISES Google Scholarship
Given by: AISES, Google
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 505.765.1052
Website: http://www.aises.org/Programs/ScholarshipsandInternships/Scholarships
Requirements: The AISES Google Scholarship will fund scholarships awards to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian AISES members pursuing degrees in the computer science, computer engineering and management information systems. AISES and Google support the advancement of American Indian and Alaska Native students working towards obtaining a degree in the fields computer science and technology so they can obtain the necessary skills to compete in today’s global society.
Deadline: Feb. 29

AISES Intel Scholarship
Given by: AISES, Intel
The AISES Intel Scholarship will fund scholarship awards to American Indian/Alaska Native AISES members pursuing degrees in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. This scholarship was developed by AISES and Intel to support the advancement of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students with technical and leadership accomplishments, as well as a commitment to and passion for the computer science field. Intel Scholarships are non-renewable, and will only be awarded to a student once during their academic career.
Deadline: June 15, 2012

All Indian Pueblo Council Scholarship Program
Given by: All Indian Pueblo Council
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 505.844.3820
Website: http://www.aicpa.org
Requirements: Enrolled and verified members of the following Indian Pueblos: Cochiti, Jemez, Sandia, and Santa Ana. Applications must be accompanied by an official transcript of the last school attended (high school/college).
Deadline: February 1 and October 1

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation Scholarship
Given by: Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation
Amount: $500-$1500
Website: http://www.akaeaf.org/publications/
Deadline: April 15

American Indian/Alaska Native Employees Association for NCRS Scholarship
Given by: American Indian/Alaska Native Employees Association for NCRS
Amount: $150-$500
Contact Phone: 208.478.3778
Website: http://www.aianea.com/scholarship.htm
Requirements: Two Scholarships will be awarded to American Indian/Alaska Native students pursuing a degree in a natural resources field.
Deadline: April 1

American Indian College Fund Scholarships
Given by: American Indian College Fund
Amount: Varies
Contact Phone: 303.426.8900
Website: http://www.collegefund.org/scholarships/main.html
Requirements: Provides scholarship support to each tribal college. the College Fund also administers several scholarship programs offered to American Indian students attending tribal colleges and state and private universities.
Deadline: May 31

American Indian Education Foundation Scholarships
Given by: American Indian Education Foundation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 866.866.8642
Website: http://www.aiefprograms.org
Requirements: varies
Deadline: May 15

American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
Given by: American Indian Graduate Center
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 505.881.4584
Website: http://www.aigc.com/02scholarships/scholarships.htm
Requirements: Pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. graduate School; demonstrate financial need; and be an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or be able to demonstrate ancestry of 1/4 degree Indian blood.
Deadline: June 1

American Indian Services Scholarships
Given by: American Indian Services
Amount:
Contact Phone: 801.375.1777
Website: http://www.americanindianservices.org/students.html
Requirements: Enrolled in a university, college, junior college or technical school One-Quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian Blood. Undergraduate student with no more than 150 semester credits or 210 quarter credits. Full-time or part-time status - excluding non-credit courses. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25
Deadline: Aug. 30

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship
Given by: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 212.443.1513
Website: http://aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/smas.htm
Requirements: See website for scholarship options
Deadline: Apr. 1

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Programs
Given by: American Legion Auxiliary
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 702.642.4002
Website: http://www.legion-aux.org/scholarships/index.aspx
Requirements: Applicant must be a member of The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, or Sons of The American Legion and shall have paid dues for the two preceding years and for the calendar year in which application is made. 2. Applicant must be: a. a non-traditional student returning to the classroom after some period of time in which his/her formal education was interrupted; or b. a non-traditional student who is just beginning his/her education at a later point in life.
Deadline: June 5

Apsaalooke Nation Tribe Grant Scholarship
Given by: Crow Tribe
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 406.638.3796
Website: http://www.crowtribe.com
Requirements: Minimum 2.00 GPA/12 Credits enrolled Crow Tribe
Deadline: Sept. 20

Association on American Indian Affairs Scholarships
Given by: Association on American Indian Affairs
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 240.314.7155
Website: http://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships/aaia_scholarships.htm
Requirements: See website for more details
Deadline: June 13

A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Program
Given by: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: $1000 for undergraduate, $2000 for graduate
Contact Phone: 303.939.0023
Website: http://www.aises.org/Programs/ScholarshipsandInternships/Scholarships
Requirements: AISES’ own scholarship program was established in 1983 in memory of A.T. Anderson (Mohawk), a chemical engineer who founded AISES with six other American Indian scientists. Scholarships are awarded to members of AISES who are American Indian/Alaskan Native college students pursuing academic programs in the sciences, engineering, medicine, natural resources, and math.
Deadline: June 15

BIE Student Scholarship & Internship Opportunities
Given by: Bureau of Indian Education, U.S. Department of the Interior
Amount: Varies
Contact Phone: 202.208.6123
Website: http://www.bie.edu
Requirements: Varies
Deadline: April 30

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship
Given by: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 505.765.1052
Website: http://tinyurl.com/mzvtu9
Requirements: Administered for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation, this scholarship is made available to American Indian high school seniors every year, who reside in states serviced by the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Pacific Corporation and its affiliated companies: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, and Washington.
Deadline: April 15

Bruce T. and Jakie Mahi Erickson Grant
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: Varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3890
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: See website for details.
Deadline: May 1

Catching the Dream Scholarship - Native American Leadership Program
Given by: Native American Scholarship Fund
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 505.262.2351
Website: http://www.catchingthedream.org/Scholarship.htm
Requirements: for Native students who are paraprofessionals in Indian schools, and who plan to complete their degree in education, counseling, or school administration. Since only 7% of teachers in reservation schools are Indians, the need for more Indian teachers is huge.
Deadline: April 15

Catching the Dream Scholarship - MESBEC Program
Given by: Native American Scholarship Fund
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 505.262.2351
Website: http://www.catchingthedream.org/Scholarship.htm
Requirements: The six priority fields of study are math, engineering, science, business, education, and computers. Science includes all the medical fields. These fields are the ones in which tribes need graduates the most, and the fields in which there are the fewest Indian graduates.
Deadline: March 15

Catching the Dream Scholarship - Tribal Business Management Program
Given by: Native American Scholarship Fund
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 505.262.2351
Website: http://www.catchingthedream.org/Scholarship.htm
Requirements: for students in business, finance, management, economics, banking, hotel management, and related fields who plan to work in economic development for tribes.
Deadline: March 15

Charles Crockett ‘Ohana Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3966
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: GPA range 2.0-3.2, demonstrated commitment to make a difference in the community and participation in school activities.
Deadline: Apr. 1

Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma Scholarship Program
Given by: Cherokee Nation Higher Education Grants Program
Amount: $250-$2,000
Contact Phone: 800.256.0761
Website: http://www.cherokee.org/Services/190/Page/default.aspx
Requirements: 1) Whose permanent residency is within the Cherokee Nation area, which is defined as counties within the Cherokee Nation boundaries; or 2) Whose permanent residency is within the contiguous counties to the Cherokee Nation boundaries (including contiguous counties in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma).
Deadline: April 1

Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma Scholarships
Given by: Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 405.262.0345
Website: http://www.c-a-tribes.org/application-requirements
Requirements: Enrolled member of Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribe
Deadline: June 1

Chickasaw Nation Education Foundation
Given by: Chickasaw Nation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 405.436.2603
Website: http://www.chickasaweducationservices.com/index_148.htm
Requirements: See website for more details. Main page has more than 10 scholarships and grants
Deadline: March 1

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Higher Education Grant
Given by: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Amount: $400-1000
Contact Phone: 580.924.8280
Website: http://www.choctawnation-sap.com/scholarships.shtml
Requirements: See website for details. Must be a member of the Choctaw Nation
Deadline: Oct. 1

Choy-Kee O’hana Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3966
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: GPA 3.0 and above pursuing a post-high education
Deadline: Apr. 1

Colorado River Indian Scholarship
Contact Phone: 928.669.5548
Website: http://www.crit-cdo.com/Applications.html
Requirements: Be an enrolled member of the Colorado Indian Tribes.
Deadline: June 30

Comanche Tribe of Oklahoma Grants
Given by: Comanche Tribe of Oklahoma
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 580.492.3364
Website: http://www.comanchenation.com/education/
Deadline: June 1

Council of Energy Resource Tribes (CERT) Scholarships
Given by: Council of Energy Resource Tribes (CERT)
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 303.297.2378
Website: http://www.certredearth.com/education.php
Requirements: The CERT Scholarship Program was created to meet the unforeseen need of today’s American Indian college students. CERT Scholarships may be used for books, living expenses, clothing, or other similar needs to assist students in defraying the high costs of education. The award is a gift from the Council of Energy Resource Tribes and should not be counted toward any financial aid the student is currently receiving. A CERT Scholarship is not based on financial need.
Deadline: Feb. 15, Sept. 15

Daughters of Indian Wars Scholarships
Given by: Continental Society
Amount: $1000
Contact Phone: 918.479.5670
Website:
http://www.free4u.com/continental_society_daughters_of_
indian_wars_(scholarship).htm

Requirements: Open to Native American, certified tribal members with plans to work on a reservation. Must be an undergraduate junior or senior accepted to or already attending an accredited college/university, be carrying at least eight semester hours, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be US citizen and demonstrate financial need. One award annually. Renewable. Contact Mrs. Ronald Jacobs for an application
Deadline: June 15

Francis C. Allen Fellowships
Given by: History of the American Indian
Amount: up to $8,000 for Fellowship research stipends
Contact Phone: 312.255.3666
Website: http://www.newberry.org/research/felshp/special.html
Requirements: Awarded to Federally recognized tribal members who are female and studying at the graduate or Ph.D. in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Deadline: March 1

Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship
Given by: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 202.628.1776
Website: http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm
Requirements: The American Indians Committee of the DAR awards this scholarship to Native Americans and is intended to help Native American students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education. All awards are judged based on financial need and academic achievement. Specify that you want information on the American Indian Scholarship when you send the self-addressed, stamped envelope for information. This scholarship is intended to help Native American college/university and technical school students of any age, any tribe, in any state at the undergraduate or graduate level. Graduate students are eligible; however, undergraduate students are given preference.
Deadline: July 1

George Hi’ilani Mills Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3890
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: For graduate students only
Deadline: May 1

Gila River Indian Community Division of Student Services/Scholarships
Given by: Gila River Indian Community
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 520.562.3387 ext. 88
Website: http://bit.ly/hDRckP
Requirements: The GRIC Scholarship is available to community members in pursuit of higher education at an accredited college or university. To be eligible you must:
1) Be an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Community.
2) Be a high school graduate or GED recipient.
Deadline: June 15

Grand Canyon University Scholarships
Given by: Grand Canyon University
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 800.800.9776
Website: http://www.gcu.edu/tribal
Requirements: In an undergraduate program, you must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress(minimum 2.0 GPA) as indicated in the University catalog throughout your program, and be enrolled in the minimum required hours for your program; in a graduate program, maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (minimum 3.0 GPA) as indicated in the University catalog throughout your program and be enrolled as a half-time student (minimum 5 credits per semester). The students must be an enrolled or a principal member of a Federally Recognized Tribe
Deadline: Dec. 30

IHS Scholarship program
Given by the Indian Health Services
The IHS Scholarship Program is accepting new and continuation applications for the 2012 - 2013 academic year.
Deadline: ?New Applications — March 28, 2012
Continuation Applications — February 28, 2012
Amount: varies
(see link below for information) http://www.ihs.gov/JobsCareerDevelop/DHPS/Scholarships/

Indian Health Services Health Professionals Programs
Given by: Indian Health Services
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 218.444.0486
Website: http://www.scholarship.ihs.gov/
Requirements: Enrolled in a federally recognized tribe Preparatory scholarship can be 1st or 2nd degree descendant of a tribal member (see application) 2.0 GPA or higher Pursuing a degree in a health related profession OR a junior or senior in college planning to get a masters in social work or physical therapy Service obligation upon completion
Deadline: June 15

Hana Scholars Program
Given by: United Methodist Church
Amount: Varies
Contact Phone: 615.340.7344
Website: http://www.smu.edu/Perkins/financial/outside/
FinancialResources/hanascholars.aspx

Requirements: Must be an active, full member of The United Methodist Church for at least three years prior to application and be a full-time junior, senior, or graduate student. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and be born of Hispanic, Asian, Native American, or Pacific Island parentage (at least one parent). Be able to identify with his/her particular ethnic community. Able to verify academic ability and demonstrate financial need.
Deadline: April 1

Hopi Tribe - Grants and Scholarship Programs
Given by: Hopi Tribe
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 800.762.9630
Website: http://tinyurl.com/nsvmv4
Requirements: Varies
Deadline: April 30

Indian Employment Assistance Grants
Given by: Division of Job Placement and Training
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 202.208.3570
Website: http://www.educationmoney.com/prgm_15.108_natve.html
Requirements: See website for details
Deadline: Aug. 26

International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons North Indian Scholarship Program
Given by: International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons North Indian
Amount: $650
Contact Phone: 716.357.4951
Website: http://www.iokds.org/scholarship1.html
Requirements: No restriction as to Tribal affiliation or Indian blood quantum. The student must provide a Tribal Registration number and fulfill the other requirements. The scholarships are given for technical, vocational or college studies but not granted for studies beyond a Bachelors degree.
Deadline: April 1

Jalene Kanani Bell ‘Ohana Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: Varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3966
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: Part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are Hawaii residents with a GPA of 2.5 or above with demonstrated interest in Hawaiian language, culture, and history.
Deadline: Apr. 1

Joseph A. Sowa Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: Varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3966
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: See website for details
Deadline: Apr. 1

Joseph Nawahi Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3890
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: This supports a full-time student pursuing a graduate degree at an accredited institution of higher learning located in Hawaii studying Hawaiian Studies, Hawaiian Politics, Law (specific to Hawaiian legal issues), or Communications/ Journalism (specific to Hawaiian history, culture and politics) with a GPA of 3.2 and who shows demonstrated financial need.
Deadline: May 1

Kamehameha Schools Class of 1956 Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3890
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: Demonstrate a financial need, have a GPA within the range of 2.5 - 3.5, and show an aptitude toward obtaining a higher education.
Deadline: May 1

Kamehameha Schools Class of 1970 Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: Varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3890
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: demonstrate exceptional service to the community beyond what is currently expected of the student by their own school, to showcase their accomplishments as a model for others, to support their on-going education and service and to encourage continued service in support of Hawaiian communities, and a GPA of 2.0.
Deadline: May 1

Kamehameha Schools Class of 1972 Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3890
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: Demonstrate a financial need, have a GPA within the range of 2.5 - 3.5, and show an aptitude toward obtaining a higher education.
Deadline: May 1

Ke Ali’i Pauahi Foundation
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: Varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3966
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships
Requirements: Foundation has more than 25 scholarships for Native Students. Please see website for more information
Deadline: Apr. 1

Menominee Adult Vocational Training Scholarship
Given by: Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin
Amount: $100-$2200
Contact Phone: 715.799.5110
Website: http://www.menominee-nsn.gov/laborEdu/education/
Requirements: Enrolled or eligible Menominee,
freshmen and sophomores only
Deadline: March 1 and Oct. 30

Minnesota Indian Scholarship
Given by: Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Amount: up to $4,000 for undergraduates, up to $6,000 for graduate students
Contact Phone: 218.755.2270
Website: http://www.getreadyforcollege.org/gPg.cfm?pageID=149

Morris K. Udall Foundation Internship
Given by: Morris K Udall Foundation
Amount: ongoing internship program
Contact Phone: 520.670.5529
Website: http://www.udall.gov/OurPrograms/NACInternship/
NACInternship.aspx

Requirements: The Native American Congressional Internship Program provides Native Americans and Alaska Natives with an insider’s view of the federal government. Our ten-week internship in Washington, D.C., places students in Senate and House offices, committees, Cabinet departments and the White House, where they are able to observe government decision-making processes first-hand.
Deadline: May 1

Native American Finance Officers Association Scholarship
Given by: Native American Finance Officers Association
Amount:
Contact Phone:
Website: http://www.nafoa.org/education_3.html
Requirements: NAFOA is dedicated to supporting Native people pursing their education. Our scholarship program assists Native American and Alaska Native students working towards a degree within a financially related field.
Deadline: Nov. 1

Native American Junior Auxiliaries Scholarship
Given by: Native American Junior Auxiliaries
Amount: $350-$1250
Contact Phone: 662.332.3076
Website: http://www.najanet.org
Deadline: June 1

Native American Political Leadership Program (Ongoing Intership)
Given by: The George Washington University
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 202.994.8908
Website: http://tinyurl.com/lyna7d
Requirements: Open to Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian college students. Students study applied politics in the spring semester as part of GW’s Semester In Washington Politics program. Scholarship includes tuition and fees for 6 credit hours of undergraduate work, housing, books, transportation to and from Washington, and a stipend. For application, go to ww.gwu.edu/~siw/politics/admission/online-application.cfm.
Deadline: Oct. 15

National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development Scholarships
Given by: National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 480.545.1298 x244
Website: http://www.ncaied.org/scholarships.php
Requirements: Eligible students must be enrolled full-time at the junior, senior or gradate level. Applicants must submit the application below, as well as a statement requesting consideration and stating their reasons for pursuing higher education, their plans following completion of their degree and any other relevant information such as activities and commitment to the community.
Deadline: Aug. 6

Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance Program
Given by: Navajo Nation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 800.243.2956
Website: http://www.onnsfa.org/default.aspx
Requirements: For the Navajo people to provide them the opportunity to achieve their educational goals. This opportunity is provided as a privilege with the intent that recipients, upon graduation, will return to the Navajo Nation to apply their learning to benefit the continuing development of the Navajo Nation.
Deadline: April 1

Oregon Native American Chamber 2010 Student Scholarship
Given by: Oregon Native American Chamber
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: see website for more details
Website: http://www.onacc.org/si.html
Requirements: The Oregon Native American Chamber (ONAC) is dedicated to working with all members of the community to advance the educational and economic opportunity for Native Americans in Oregon and Southwest Washington. ONAC promotes and supports the education, training and cultural understanding of Native Americans.
Deadline: Sept. 20

Osage Tribal Education Committee (OTEC) Scholarships
Given by: Bureau of Indian Affairs - Oklahoma Office
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 800.690.6724
Website: http://www.osagetribe.com/education/
welcome_sub_page.aspx?subpage_id=18

Requirements: Recommendations, personal essay, transcript, enrolled member of Osage Indian Tribe
Deadline: July 1, May 1, Dec. 31

Patty Iron Cloud National Native American Youth Initiative Scholarship
Given by: Patty Iron Cloud National Native American Youth Initiative
Amount:
Contact Phone: 405.946.7072
Website: http://www.aaip.org/?page=NNAYI
Requirements: American Indian/Alaska Native high school students age 16 – 18 that are planning to enter a health profession are eligible to apply. Students must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA (A = 4.0). Students are selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, demonstrated interest in the fields of health sciences or biomedical research, leadership skills, and personal attributes. Scholarship pays for lodging, most meals, and travel expenses
Deadline: April 18

Presbyterian Native American Education Grants
Given by: Presbyterian Office of Financial Aid for Studies
Amount: Varies
Contact Phone: 502.569.5776
Website: (right-mouse-click to download and "Save As") www.pcusa.org/financialaid/pdfs/nativeamerican.pdf
Deadline: June 15

Richard W. Tanner Scholarship
Given by: The Two Feathers Endowment
Amount: $500
Contact Phone: 651.224.5463
Website: http://www.saintpaulfoundation.org/scholarships/browse_by_name_s-t/richard_w_tanner_scholarship/
Requirements: Must be a junior or senior in college, and must be a Minnesota resident and provide proof of being a lineal descendant of a federally recognized tribe.
Deadline: Oct. 1

SAA Arthur C. Parker Scholarship or NSF Scholarship for Archaeological Training
Given by: Society for American Archaeology
Amount: Varies
Website: http://tinyurl.com/lzanfk
Requirements: The Native American Scholarships Fund is an endowment established to foster a sense of shared purpose and positive interaction between archaeologists and Native Americans. The Native American Scholarships Fund is an endowment established to foster a sense of shared purpose and positive interaction between archaeologists and Native Americans. Scholarships are open to all Native peoples from anywhere in the Americas, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Indigenous Pacific Islanders
Deadline: Dec. 15

Seneca Nation Higher Education Scholarship
Given by: Seneca Nation Higher Education Program
Amount: $10.000 (varies)
Contact Phone: 716.945.1790
Website: (right-mouse-click to download and "Save as") http://local.sni.org/C-Education/Forms/2010-2011%20SNI%20Professional%20Scholarship.pdf
Requirements: Enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians, minimum GPA of 2.0
Deadline: July 16

Sierra Nevada College Native American Scholarship
Given by: Washoe Tribe, Education Department
Amount:
Contact Phone: 775.687.8333
Website: http://www.washoetribe.us/content/view/308/2/
Requirements: Annual awards for Native American, Nevada or California residents who are Washoe Tribal members enrolled at a postsecondary institution. Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and financial need. Due dates are August 15th and December 15th. Renewable
Deadline: Aug. 15

Tauati ‘Ohana Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3966
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: “Well - rounded” male and female graduating senior from Kamehameha Schools Hawaii with a GPA of 3.0 who have been successful learners and who demonstrate outstanding character by actively participating in class, school, and/or community service activities.
Deadline: Apr. 1

Tesoro Corporation Scholarship
Given by: Ke Ali’I Pauahi Foundation
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 808.534.3890
Website: http://www.pauahi.org/scholarships/
Requirements: Students must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a two year or less licensed and certified vocational or technical educational program in Hawaii. Students also must demonstrate an interest in the Hawaiian language, culture, and history in addition to a GPA of 2.0.
Deadline: May 1

The American Academy –High School Scholarship
Given by: The American Academy
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 866.689.1932
Website: http://tinyurl.com/6dryy8
Requirements: Students must be Native American or of a Native American family who need to make up a high school course, want to take courses to graduate early or who have dropped out of high school and would like to complete their high school diploma. Scholarship is also available for students who want to take online Navajo Language and Navajo Government courses to become eligible for the Chief Manuelito Scholarship competition.
Deadline: rolling
Requirements: Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program provides postsecondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award
Deadline: July 1

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Education Scholarship Prorgrams
Given by: The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 218.335.8584
Website: http://www.mnchippewatribe.org/education.htm
Requirements: Member of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. Each enrolled member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe should contact the band where they are enrolled for application and information
Deadline: June 1

United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. Scholarships
Given by: United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.
Amount: $500
Contact Phone: 615.361.8700
Website: http://www.usetinc.org/Programs/USETScholarshipFund.aspx
Requirements: Scholarship monies are awarded to USET area Indian students who are enrolled members of one of the twenty-six USET member Tribes.
Deadline: April 30

Washington Indian Gaming Association Scholarships
Given by: Washington Indian Gaming Association
Amount: $1,000-$2,000
Contact Phone: 360.352.3248
Website: http://www.washingtonindiangaming.org
Requirements: Students pursuing degrees at community and technical colleges, four-year colleges, and post-graduate and professional schools are eligible.
Deadline: March 31

Zuni Higher Education Scholarship
Given by: Zuni Higher Education Department
Amount: varies
Contact Phone: 505.782.2191
Website: http://www.ashiwi.org/highered/ZECDCScholarshipApp.pdf
Requirements: Enrolled member of the Zuni tribe and have 2.0 GPA
Deadline: Apr. 30, June 30, Oct. 30
http://www.aigc.com/02scholarships/scholarships.htm

Other scholarships of interest are available including the following:
Horatio Alger Scholarship information
Given by: Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation
Amount: $5,000 (The University of Montana Foundation matches this award so that the total grant amount will equal $10,000 to be disbursed over the student’s college career)
Requirements: Must be enrolled full-time as a high school senior in Montana and a US citizen, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation; Must pursue a bachelor’s degree at The University of Montana, The University of Montana-Western, The University of Montana-Missoula College of Technology, Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana, College of Technology MSU Billings, Montana State University at Bozeman, Montana State University Billings, Montana State University College of Technology: Great Falls, Montana State University Northern or Montana Tech of The University of Montana. The colleges listed have pledged to match the scholarship amount dollar for dollar for each scholarship recipient; Must have critical financial need ($50,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred; if higher, an explanation must be provided); Must demonstrate involvement in co-curricular and community activities; Must demonstrate academic achievement (minimum GPA 2.0).

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