Scholarships

Blackfeet Tribal Education Grant
Address
Blackfeet Higher Education Program
Email
Website
http://www.blackfeetnation.com
Amount
Deadline
01-Mar
Criteria
Member of Blackfeet Tribe; actively pursuing an undergraduate degree; need-based.
Catching the Dream
Address
8200 Mountain Road NE.
Email
NScholarsh@aol.com
Website
http://www.catchingthedream.org
Amount
Varies.
Deadline
Criteria
Varies; call before applying.
Center for Native American Youth's Communications Intern Position
Address
The Aspen Institute
Email
cnayinfo@aspeninstitute.org
Website
http://hostedjobs.openhire.com/epostings/submit.cfm?fuseaction=app.welcome&category_id=84222&company_id=16049&version=1&startflag=1&parent=Internships&levelid1=84222
Amount
Deadline
Rolling
Criteria
Chavez/Eastman/Marshall Dissertation Fellowships
Address
Graduate Studies, Dartmouth College, 6062 Wentworth
Email
Website
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~gradstdy/funding/fellowships
Amount
Three fellowships each provide a stipend of $25,000, office space, library privileges and a $2,500 research assistance fund.
Deadline
Feb. 1
Criteria
Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic achievement and promise; membership in a racial or ethnic group that is currently underrepresented among faculty in the applicant’s academic field; demonstrated commitment to increasing opportunities for underrepresented minorities and increasing cross-racial understanding; and potential for serving as an advocate and mentor for minority undergraduate and graduate students.
Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes
Address
Higher Education Scholarship, Department of Education, 1621 E. Hwy. 66
Email
heducation@c-a-tribes.org
Website
http://www.c-a-tribes.org/higher-education
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Full or part-time student, must be seeking an associate’s or bachelor’s degree from institute of higher learning; enrolled member of Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes.
Chickasaw Foundation
Address
Scholarship Program
Email
ChickasawFoundation@chickasaw.net
Website
http://www.chickasawfoundation.org
Amount
Varies.
Deadline
6-1-12
Criteria
50 plus scholarships range from $250 – $10,000 per year and cover a large amount of academic areas including a general purpose education, Native American studies, social work, accounting, finance, banking, education, health care, business, history, law and others.
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Higher Education and Grant Program
Address
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Department of Higher Education
Email
Website
http://www.choctawnation.com/services/departments/education
Amount
Varies
Deadline
Criteria
Students must be of Choctaw descent. Students affiliated with more than one tribe may receive assistance from only one tribe. The applicant must be attending an accredited college or university and working towards a minimum of an Associates Degree.
Choctaw Tribe, Mississippi Band
Address
Email
InformationRequests@choctaw.org
Website
http://www.choctaw.org
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Rolls Scholarship
Address
Email
Website
http://www.potawatomi.org (click Downloads)
Amount
$1,500 maximum.
Deadline
Criteria
Open to enrolled Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal members.
Coca-Cola Scholars Program
Address
Email
scholars@na.ko.com
Website
http://www.coca-colascholars.org
Amount
$10,000 or $20,000
Deadline
Criteria
Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools); U.S. citizens; U.S. nationals; U.S. permanent residents; temporary residents (in a legalization program); refugees; asylees; Cuban-Haitian entrants; or humanitarian parolees; anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application; planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution; carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.
Colorado River Indian Higher Education
Address
Email
critcdo@critcdo.com
Website
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Call for more information.
Columbia's Summer Program for High School Students
Address
School of Continuing Education 203 Lewisohn Hall
Email
hsp@columbia.edu
Website
http://ce.columbia.edu/Summer-Program-High-School-Students-NYC
Amount
Deadline
03-02-2012
Criteria
Admission to the High School Programs is selective. The admissions committee looks for highly motivated students who are interested in attending the Summer High School Program because they have a passion for learning and because they wish to enrich their knowledge of a particular field. Though there is no set minimum GPA requirement, the application materials should establish that the student has the necessary academic background and level of ability, motivation, and maturity necessary for the curricular option for which he or she is applying. Further, students must present evidence of the completion of any particular prerequisites identified in the individual program descriptions. Because applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and classes do fill up, students are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible.
Comanche Nation Scholarship Program
Address
Comanche Nation Higher Education Programs
Email
Website
http://www.comanchenation.com/education/index.html
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Write for more information.
Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship
Address
National Association of Social Workers, 750 First St. NE
Email
naswfoundation@naswdc.org
Website
http://www.naswfoundation.org/gosnell.asp
Amount
Up to 10 scholarships ranging from $1,000 – $4,000.
Deadline
Criteria
NASW member; accepted/enrolled in an accredited Master of Social Work program; potential for completing a MSW and 3.0 GPA.
Cornell University Graduate School Diversity Fellowships
Address
Email
gfao@cornell.edu
Website
http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu
Amount
Awards range from $7,500 – $10,000, plus a graduate tuition scholarship granted annually to new students (individual awards may vary).
Deadline
Criteria
Students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, including American Indians, accepted to full-time graduate or professional degree study at any participating SUNY college may be eligible for a fellowship and full waiver of tuition.
Creek Nation of Oklahoma
Address
Education Director, Higher Education
Email
cdavis@muscogeenation-nsn.gov
Website
http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Write for more information.
CU-Boulder American Indian Scholarship Program
Address
University of Colorado at Boulder, Office of Financial Aid
Email
finaid@colorado.edu
Website
http://www.colorado.edu/prospective
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Denali Fellowship Program
Address
Denali advisors, LLC, 4275 Executive Square
Email
DenaliFellowship@denaliadvisors.com
Website
http://www.denaliadvisors.com
Amount
10 scholarships worth up to $2,500.
Deadline
Criteria
E-mail for more information.
Ethel Curry American Indian Scholarship
Address
Curry Scholarship Selection Committee, Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence, 160 Klaeber Court
Email
berkl002@umn.edu
Website
http://admissions.tc.umn.edu/PDFs/curry_app.pdf
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Students who demonstrate involvement in American Indian culture and community, are at least 1/4 American Indian and present written documentation of tribal enrollment and blood quantum may be considered for this scholarship.
First Americans in the Arts Scholarship
Address
Email
admin@firstamericans.org
Website
http://www.firstamericans.org
Amount
Varies.
Deadline
Criteria
First Nations Environmental Law Fellowship
Address
Environmental Law Center, Vermont Law School, P.O. Box 96
Email
admiss@vermontlaw.edu
Website
http://www.vermontlaw.edu
Amount
Waiver of tuition for two tribal members.
Deadline
Criteria
Membership in a federally recognized tribe; proof of financial need; a personal statement describing how the Master of Studies in Environmental Law or LL.M. in Environmental Law degrees will further the applicant’s career goals; community service; and two letters of recommendation (one of which must come from the applicant’s tribal community).
First Nations University of Canada Scholarships
Address
First Nations University of Canada, Scholarship Committee
Email
cpetit-homme@firstnationsuniversity.ca
Website
http://www.firstnationsuniversity.ca
Amount
Varies.
Deadline
Criteria
First Nations University of Canada students are eligible for all awards offered by the university in addition to those offered by the University of Regina. Application forms for the awards are available from Student Success Services.
Five College Fellowship Program
Address
Five Colleges, Incorporated
Email
ntherien@fivecolleges.edu
Website
http://www.fivecolleges.edu
Amount
$30,000
Deadline
Criteria
Fleischmann Indian Program
Address
Chairman, Scholarship Committee, Nevada State Department of Education, 400 W. King St.
Email
Website
Amount
$1,000
Deadline
Criteria
Resident of Nevada, or be a member of a Nevada Indian tribe.
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship Programs
Address
National Research Council of the National Academies
Email
infofell@nas.edu
Website
http://nationalacademies.org/ford
Amount
Predoctoral – 3 years of support for graduate school leading to doctorate; $20,000 annual stipend plus $2,000 institution allowance for three years; Dissertation – one year of support for writing the dissertation; $21,000 stipend; Postdoctoral – one year
Deadline
Deadlines: early November 2010
Criteria

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