Scholarships

Seneca Nation Higher Education Program
Address
Seneca Nation of Indians, Higher Education Program, Cattaraugus Territory
Email
Website
http://www.sni.org/hep
Amount
$5,500 maximum; depends on financial need.
Deadline
May 1, July 1, Dec. 1
Criteria
Enrolled member of Seneca Nation of Indians; minimum GPA 2.0.
Shoshone Tribal Scholarship
Address
Shoshone Education Program
Email
Website
http://www.easternshoshone.net
Amount
Up to $5,000.
Deadline
Criteria
Write for more information.
Sovereignty Symposium
Address
Sovereignty Symposium XIWriting Competition, 1915 North Stiles
Email
elundstedt@law.du.edu
Website
http://www.law.du.edu
Amount
Varies.
Deadline
15-Mar
Criteria
The Supreme Court of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission, the Sovereignty Symposium Inc. and the Oklahoma Arts Council sponsor a writing competition open to all students enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States, its territories or Canada. The subject matter of the paper may be on any area of the law relating to Native Americans or other indigenous peoples.
SpectrumTrust of The Saint Paul Foundation
Address
55 Fifth St. E.
Email
inbox@saintpaulfoundation.org
Website
http://www.saintpaulfoundation.org
Amount
Up to $1,000; non-renewable.
Deadline
01-Jul
Criteria
Must be a Minnesota resident and provide proof of being a lineal descendant of a federally recognized tribe.
Spirit of Sovereignty
Address
Spirit of Sovereignty Foundation, c/o National Indian Gaming Association
Email
info@spiritfund.com
Website
http://www.spiritfund.com
Amount
$2,000
Deadline
Criteria
For business and related majors (e.g. hotel management, information systems, computer science, economics, human resources, etc.). Students must possess and demonstrate skills that positively represent the American Indian community. Candidates must have a certificate of Indian blood, a strong academic record and the ability to effectively communicate their educational and professional goals.
Spokane Tribe of Indians
Address
Chairman
Email
Website
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Write for more information.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Address
Emma Jean Blue Earth, Director
Email
E:mail: ejblueearth@standingrock.org
Website
http://www.standingrock.org
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Must be an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Contact for further information.
Stockbridge-Munsee
Address
Education Department
Email
help.desk@mohican-nsn.gov
Website
http://www.mohican-nsn.gov/Departments/Education/index.htm
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Write for more information.
Stokes Educational Scholarship Program
Address
Email
Website
ttp://www.nsa.gov/careers/opportunities_4_u/students/stokes.shtml
Amount
Full tuition
Deadline
Nov. 30
Criteria
Stokes provides a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in your field while attending college and getting a degree. Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering. College sophomores majoring in Mathematics are also invited to apply. As an NSA employee with the Stokes Program, you will attend college full time, then work during the summer at NSA for 12 weeks in areas that are related to your course of study. You'll acquire real-world experience and receive a salary year round. (Please note: Eligible students must maintain a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale after their freshman year) If selected as a program participant, you are required to work in your area of study for NSA after your college graduation for at least one-and-one-half times the length of study. If you leave NSA employment earlier, you must reimburse the government for your tuition and book costs.
Teacher Education or Education Leadership Program
Address
Department of Teacher Education, Education Leadership, Lewis & Clark College
Email
eda@lclark.edu
Website
http://www.lclark.edu
Amount
Stipend will cover tuition and fees, living expenses, dependent allowances and books for five M.A.T. and/or M.Ed. students.
Deadline
Criteria
Tribal members must participate in a one-year induction at a school with significant Indian student populations after receiving their degree.
Temple Junior College
Address
Email
financialaid@templejc.edu
Website
http://www.templejc.edu
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Texas A & M University – Central Texas
Address
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Email
perkins@tarleton.edu
Website
http://www.tarleton.edu/centraltexas
Amount
Varies
Deadline
June 1st (Fall), November 1st (Spring), and April 1st (Summer)
Criteria
Recipient must be a student pursuing degree programs at Texas A&M University - Central Texas. Undergraduate recipients must enroll in at least 9 semester hours and graduate recipients in 6 semester hours. Recipients must have a GPA of at least 2.75. Recipients will be students who are of American Indian descent and who are studying in the field of Education.
The Udall Scholarship Program
Address
The Udall Foundation
Email
ibarra@udall.gov
Website
http://www.udall.gov
Amount
80 scholarships of $5,000 each or the cost of tuition, fees, books, room and board, whichever is less. Also, 50 Honorable Mentions of $350 each for honorable mention recipients.
Deadline
02-Mar
Criteria
American Indian/Alaska Native students with at least a B average who are college sophomores or juniors in the current academic year, have outstanding potential and are in fields related to the environment, health care or tribal public policy.
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
Address
Email
info@twc.edu
Website
http://www.twc.edu
Amount
Students selected to participate in either the Government Scholarship Program or the American Indian and Alaska Native Federal Initiative receive a scholarship that covers all Washington Center program fees, provides fully furnished housing, travel reimbu
Deadline
Criteria
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Theresa A. Mike Scholarship
Address
Theresa A Mike Scholarship Committee
Email
lreyes@spotlight29.com
Website
http://www.theresamike.com/scholarship.html
Amount
$500 - $2,000
Deadline
07/31/2012
Criteria
All recent high school graduates and returning college students are encouraged to apply. All students must have an accumulative high school or college grade point average of at least 2.5.
Tohono O’Odham Nation
Address
Higher Education Services
Email
Website
http://www.tonation-nsn.gov
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Call for information.
Tom C. Rodgers O-tee-paym-soo-wuk Ethics in Government Scholarship
Address
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Email
Website
http://www.law.du.edu/index.php/admissions/jd-admissions
Amount
Full tuition to University of Denver Sturm College of Law; $50,000 stipend; guaranteed internship with Carlyle Consulting in DC
Deadline
Criteria
Native American students who apply to the University of Denver Sturm College of Law will automatically be considered for the Rodgers Scholarship.
Tribal Homelands Scholarship
Address
Meg Somers, Minority Admissions Representative, Montana State University, Office of Admissions
Email
megan.somers@montana.edu
Website
http://www.montana.edu
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
The Tribal Homelands Scholarship is available to non-resident Native American students whose tribal ancestors called the area that is now Montana their “home” and who enter the university as new freshmen, transfer, or graduate students.
U.S. Department of Education Indian Fellowship Program
Address
Bureau of Indian Education, 1849 C St., N.W.
Email
fshunkamolah@bia.edu
Website
http://www.bia.edu
Amount
$600 – $2,400 (includes tuition and monthly stipend).
Deadline
Criteria
Seeking undergraduate degree in business administration or engineering.
Umatilla Tribe
Address
Education Department, Umatilla Indian Reservation
Email
info@ctuir.com
Website
http://www.umatilla.nsn.us/ed.html
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
Visit Web site for more information.
United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. Scholarship Fund
Address
USET Inc. Scholarship Fund, Attn: Callie Leasure, 711 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Email
cleasure@usetinc.org
Website
http://www.usetinc.org
Amount
Four awards of $500 each.
Deadline
Criteria
Must be an enrolled member of a USET member tribe accepted to or enrolled in a post-secondary institution with satisfactory scholastic standing and a demonstrated need for financial assistance. Deadline date for postmark or delivery of application is April 30.
University of Arizona
Address
Native American Student Affairs, Robert L. Nugent Building, Room 202
Email
E-mail:atachine@email.arizona.edu
Website
http://nasa.web.arizona.edu/scholarships1.htm
Amount
Varies
Deadline
Criteria
Native American students attending the University of Arizona full-time; demonstrated financial need. Other criteria vary by scholarship. For a full list of those available visit the Web site.
University of Arizona/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Address
Dr. Maria Teresa Velez, Associate Dean, University of Arizona, Graduate College, Administration 302
Email
mvelez@grad.arizona.edu
Website
http://grad.arizona.edu/sloanna
Amount
$32,100 for master’s program ($16,500/year); $38,500 for Ph.D. program (use as needed); in-state and out-of-state tuition paid; individual health insurance.
Deadline
Criteria
U.S. citizenship; verification of tribal enrollment; regular admission to a graduate program in science, engineering or agriculture at the University of Arizona minimum enrollment of six graduate units each semester of the award; make satisfactory progress toward the degree for funding in years 2 and beyond; show financial need.
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Address
Email
admissions@umhb.edu
Website
http://www.umhb.edu
Amount
Deadline
Criteria
University of Oklahoma
Address
OUHSC Student Union, P.O. Box 26901, 1106 N. Stonewall
Email
financial-aid@ouhsc.edu
Website
http://www.ouhsc.edu/sfs/apply.asp
Amount
Deadline
Criteria

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