Scholarships

Scholarships & Opportunities

American Indian College Fund – Student of the Year Award

Deadline: December 18, 2020

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PURPOSE: To recognize and award one outstanding student from Diné College and to create an initiative for student excellence.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Complete/Submit
  • Complete Financial Aid File (FAFSA)
  • Full time (12 credit hours and above)
  • 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. (minimum)
  • Tribal Enrollment information (copy of Certificate of Indian Blood or tribal verification)
  • Must not have a previous Associate degree
  • Color photograph (headshot only – no hats, no sunglasses, no bandanas, no gestures)
  • Must have demonstrated community service and volunteer work
  • Submit a COMPLETED packet to Financial Aid by deadline date

American Indian College Fund

Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program.

Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include:

To learn how to apply for either scholarship, click here.

Additional Scholarship Resources

ACS Scholars Program
ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.

The Actuarial Foundation Scholarships
The Actuarial Foundation supports the future of the actuarial profession and fosters the best and brightest students through its scholarships.

American Indian Services Scholarships
The mission of the American Indian Services is to assist Native Americans in developing their human and natural resources in order to help them make a contribution to society without detracting from the culture and background from which they have emerge through a variety of scholarship opportunities.

Association on American Indian Affairs
AAIA provides scholarships to graduate (including PhD, Medicine and Law) and undergraduate students from federally recognized tribes and tribes that are not recognized by the federal government.

Best Medican Assistant Program
This scholarship provides $500 for one student pursuing a degree in the medical field.

Catching the Dream
Catching the Dream, formerly known as the Native American Scholarship Fund, makes grants to Native college students and works to improve Indian schools through a variety of scholarship programs.

Fisher House Foundation Military Scholarships
Fisher House offers funding opportunities for veterans and families of military personnel, including children and spouses, through multiple scholarship programs.

Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund
Applicants must be the dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has become permanently disabled as a result of an operational mission or training accident, killed in action, or has been classified as a Prisoner of War (POW) or Missing in Action (MIA).

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The Gates Millennium Scholars is a scholarship program is funded by a $1.6 billion grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. For Native American students, this program is administered through the American Indian Graduate Center.

George Washington University Native American Political Leadership Program
The Native American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP) is a full scholarship for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students who want to take part in Semester in Washington Politics. Please mention that you learned about this from the American Indian College Fund.

The Indian Health Services (IHS) Scholarships
The Indian Health Service (IHS) offers three scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students in order to train health professionals to staff Indian health programs.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship programs are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and have financial need. They also offer scholarships for students transferring from a 2-year to a 4-year program.

LAGRANT Foundation
The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) provides 15 scholarships annually to ethnically diverse minority undergraduate and graduate students who are attending accredited institutions and are pursuing careers in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations.

Lalco Interiors Scholarship Program 2018-19

Our scholarship is called “Lalco Interiors Scholarship Program 2018-19”, and it’s designed to help young minds explore their creativity.

$500 “Lalco Interiors Scholarship Program 2018-19” is open to all students across the world, who are 18+ years of age and are enrolled in any School/College/University for the year 2018-19.

Applications will be judged on creativity, originality, and innovation and the winner will be awarded $500 to be used towards their educational expense or other purpose.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
To be eligible, the student must be the child of an active duty or reserve U.S. Marine or Veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, or who was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.

The Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship
The Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship is available to Osage students, with an Osage tribal membership card, attending a college or university.

The Udall Foundation
This foundation awards scholarships to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.

Truman D. Picard Scholarship – Intertribal Timber Council
The Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.

Scholarship America
Scholarship America Scholarships include renewable scholarships for STEM students and the Scholarship America’s Dream Award which is a renewable scholarship fund targeted toward completion.

Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) Scholarships
SAIGE offers a number of different scholarships for American Indian or Alaska Native government employees for professional development, annual training, or continuing education.

 

Miscellaneous Scholarships

The DECASO ‘Future Quest’ Scholarship ($2,500)

DECASO is a decorative arts society offering a scholarship award in for the 2019 academic year, designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are determined to further their education. We will award up to $2,500 in a college scholarship to a very deserving student. Good luck!

ECASO is offering a $2,500 scholarship award (see details below). To apply, applicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements and complete the application for the scholarship award by the application deadline.

DEADLINE: January 01, 2019

  • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students of any major
  • Students are asked to submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and their plans to achieve that dream
  • Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA required
  • Students must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or vocational/technical college or university in the U.S.

You can review full details on our site.

The Chairish ‘Design Your Future’ Scholarship ($2,500)

Chairish is offering a scholarship designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields. Each year, we will award up to $5,000 in college scholarships to two deserving students. Good luck!

Chairish is offering a $2,500 scholarship award (see details below). To apply, applicants must meet the minimum eligibility requirements and complete the application for the scholarship award by the application deadline.

DEADLINE: JANUARY 01, 2018

  • Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students of any major
  • Students are asked to submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and their plans to achieve that dream
  • Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA required
  • Students must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or vocational/technical college or university in the U.S.

You can review full details on our site.