Scholarships

National Institutes of Health
Address
NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program, 2 Center Drive, Room 2E24
Email
ugsp@nih.gov
Website
http://https://ugsp.nih.gov
Amount
Up to $20,000 a year.
Deadline
Feb. 28
Criteria
Apply if you are committed to biomedical research; from a disadvantaged background; have a GPA of 3.5 or better or are in the top 5 percent of your class; a U.S. citizen, national or qaulified permanent resident; enrolled or accepted at a 4-year accredited institution.
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Address
Attention: Scholarships
Email
nsdarscholarships@dar.org
Website
http://www.dar.org
Amount
$1,000
Deadline
01-Apr
Criteria
Applicants must be Native Americans (proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers) in financial need and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
Native American College Fund
Address
The Buffalo Bandits, HSBC Arena
Email
Website
Amount
$1,000
Deadline
Criteria
Student of American Indian descent living in western New York or southern Ontario who is currently attending an accredited college or university.
Native American Education Grants
Address
Office of Financial Aid for Studies
Email
finaid@pcusa.org
Website
http://www.pcusa.org/financialaid
Amount
$1,500
Deadline
Criteria
See Web site for criteria and application.
Native American Journalist Association
Address
NAJA Scholarships, OU Gaylord College of Journalism
Email
info@naja.com
Website
http://www.naja.com
Amount
$500 – $5,000
Deadline
Criteria
Any Native American high school senior or college student pursuing a career in radio, television or print (newspaper) journalism. Applicant must be a current NAJA member in good standing and enrolled in a state or a federally recognized tribe.
Native American Leadership in Education
Address
Catching the Dream, Attn: Scholarship Affairs Office, 8200 Mountain Road NE.
Email
NScholarsh@aol.com
Website
http://www.catchingthedream.org/Scholarship.htm
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
E-mail or call for more information.
Native American Political Leadership Program
Address
George Washington University, 1922 F St. NW.
Email
naplp@gwu.edu
Website
http://www.naplp.gwu.edu
Amount
Scholarship covers tuition, fees, housing and provides a small stipend to offset other expenses.
Deadline
Nov. 1
Criteria
Indication of tribal enrollment and demonstrated interest in politics. Students enrolled in two courses at George Washington University on applied politics or a related area.
Navajo Nation Oil & Gas Company Four-Year Petroleum Industry Scholarship
Address
P.O. Box 4439
Email
Website
http://www.nnogc.com/scholarship.html
Amount
Varies
Deadline
April 29, 2012
Criteria
This scholarship is for Navajo undergraduates pursuing a bachelor's degree in geology or petroleum, mechanical, or chemical engineering.
Navajo Nation Oil & Gas Company Scholarship
Address
Email
Website
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Navajo Nation Oil & Gas Company Scholarship
Address
P.O. Box 4439
Email
Website
http://www.nnogc.com/scholarship.html
Amount
Varies
Deadline
November 30, 2011
Criteria
Eligibility includes being an enrolled member of the Navajo Tribe, majoring in subject central to Petroleum Industry and other related degree programs, maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or above and being registered at an accredited college or university as a fulltime student.
New York State Indian Aid
Address
Native American Indian Education Unit, NYS Education Department
Email
acooke@mail.nysed.gov
Website
http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/rss/natamer/studentaidinfo.html
Amount
Maximum $2,000 per year avaible for full- and part-time students.
Deadline
Criteria
Residents who are officially enrolled members of the St. Regis Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, Tonawanda Band of Senecas, Tuscarora, Shinnecock or Poospatuck tribes or the children of such enrolled members. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA.
Nihewan Scholarship
Address
Nihewan Foundation for Native American Education, 9595 Wilshire Blvd.
Email
info@nihewan.org
Website
http://www.nihewan.org
Amount
Varies.
Deadline
Criteria
Tribal enrollment; acceptance at accredited institution of learning; proof of need and proof of application to other foundations.
Northern Cheyenne Higher Education Scholarship Program
Address
Northern Cheyenne, ATTN: Tribal Education Department
Email
norma@rangeweb.net
Website
http://www.cheyennenation.com/education.html
Amount
Maximum amount $6,000.
Deadline
Criteria
Must be enrolled with the Northern Cheyenne Tribe pursuing any undergraduate study at any post-secondary accredited institution. Must have a financial need based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Must meet the eligibility criteria listed in the tribal Higher Education Guidelines.
Northwest Indian Bar Association Scholarship Program
Address
Gabriel Galanda, Williams Kastner and Gibbs
Email
mphilomeno@williamskastner.com
Website
http://www.nwiba.org/
Amount
Varies.
Deadline
Criteria
An applicant must be admitted to an accredited Pacific Northwest law school and intend to work in the field of American Indian or Alaska Native law or policy. Scholarships are available for law school and bar exam preparation.
Nova Corporation Scholarship
Address
Nova Corporation, Scholarship Panel
Email
Website
http://www.nova-dine.com/scholarship.aspx
Amount
$500 per semester
Deadline
February 29
Criteria
Students must be Navajo Nation members with at least a 2.0 GPA who intend to study engineering, information technology, business, computer science or communications.
Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance Programs
Address
Email
onnsfacentral@navajo.org
Website
http://www.onnsfa.org
Amount
Varies.
Deadline
Criteria
Varies.
Oglala Sioux
Address
Chairman, Oglala Sioux Tribal Council
Email
Website
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Write for more information.
Oneida Indian Nation Scholarship
Address
Oneida Indian Nation of New York, Wilma Cook, scholarship coordinator, Oneida Nation Education
Email
wcook@oneida-nation.org
Website
http://www.oneidaindiannation.com/about/programs/gps/27235014.html
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Write for more information.
Osage Nation Education Department
Address
Osage Tribal Education Department, Attn: Jennifer Holding, HC 66
Email
jholding@osagetribe.org
Website
http://www.osagetribe.com/education/
Amount
Varies.
Deadline
Criteria
Varies.
Outstanding Indian Youth Program
Address
Email
Website
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Write for more information.
Philip R. Lee Scholarship Program
Address
California Rural Indian Health Board, Administrative Services Department, 4400 Auburn Blvd.
Email
nita.patel@crihb.net
Website
http://www.crihb.org
Amount
Deadline
Aug. 31, Dec. 31
Criteria
Must be a Native student pursuing a health care career. Priority is given to students enrolled in nursing programs or if employed at a California tribal health program.
Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Address
1818 N Street, NW
Email
qemnetwork@qem.org
Website
http://qemnetwork.qem.org/tcup.htm#TCUPINTERN
Amount
Benefits: Stipends are available for full-time participation in the ten-week program. Students also are provided with one round-trip airfare between home or school and Washington, DC; housing; and a local transportation allowance. Housing and stipends are
Deadline
Criteria
Application Process: A downloadable Tribal Colleges Internship Program Application Packet for Summer 2011 that includes eligibility requirements will be available in November 2010 at the QEM website. Students must submit the completed application and recommendation forms, as well as the required transcript(s), essay, and resum
QuestBridge
Address
115 Everett Avenue
Email
questions@questbridge.org
Website
http://questbridge.org
Amount
Full four-year scholarships covering tuition, room, and board at our 33 partner colleges
Deadline
2012 National College Match: September 28, 2012
Criteria
The QuestBridge National College Match helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to some of the nation's most selective colleges. If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply to the National College Match. QuestBridge's partner colleges offer generous financial aid packages that cover 100 percent of demonstrated financial need, making them very affordable for low-income students.
Resolute Natural Resources/Navajo Nation Oil & Gas Company Full Ride Scholarship
Address
P.O. Box 4439
Email
Website
http://www.nnogc.com/scholarship.html
Amount
Varies
Deadline
June 15, 2012
Criteria
Must be a Navajo Nation member.
Rodney T. Mathews Jr. Scholarship
Address
RTM Scholarship Coordinator
Email
Website
http://www.morongonation.org
Amount
$10,000
Deadline
Criteria
Open to qualified, enrolled members of any California tribe.

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