Native American Scholarships

Scholarships open to Native American students.

Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students who demonstrate academic achievement and promise in Communjuneication Sciences and Disorders. In addition to the general scholarship, there are scholarships open to minority students and international students studying in the U.S.

Lighting the Pathway to Faculty Careers for Natives in STEM
Sponsor: American Indian Science And Engineering Society
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: May 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars in a field within Biological Sciences, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Geosciences, Computer and Information Science and Engineering, STEM Education or Engineering. Applicant must be a current member of AISES, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and have an interest in becoming a faculty member at a college, university, or tribal college.

Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Bar Association of San Francisco
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to qualified students from minority groups underrepresented in law schools who attend one of the Law Schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.

AISES 3M Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | 3M
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate students for the 2021-2022 academic year who will be studying any STEM degree.

AISES A. T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who are Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Mathematics, Medical Science, Physical Sciences, Technology, Science, Engineering, or Natural Resources.

AISES Aristocrat-VGT Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | VGT
Amount: UP to $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate and graduate students who are studying in a field related to casino gaming (software development, technology, supply chain, etc.)

AISES Chevron Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Chevron
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Computer Science or IT, Earth Science, Engineering, Health Environment and Safety, or Naval Architecture.

AISES Intel Growing The Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Intel
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.

Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are graduating high school seniors and live in a state serviced by BNSF (Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Washington). Applicant must be planning to study Business, Finance, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration.

Full Circle Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to any post-secondary (after high school) student who is an enrolled member of a U.S. Federal or state Recognized Tribe or who can prove being a descendant of an enrolled parent or grandparent. Recipients must be enrolled full-time in an accredited tribal, public or private (non-profit) institution.

Accenture Native American Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Graduate Center
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming college freshmen who have at least a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and are an enrolled member of a U.S. federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group. Applicant must be seeking a degree and career in fields of study including various engineering, computer science, operations management, management, finance, marketing, and other business oriented fields.

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to American Indian college students enrolled in a nursing or health education program.

Diversity in Hospitality Scholarship
Sponsor: Hospitality Diversity Action Council | The Hospitality Industry Network
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to domestic and international students who are actively enrolled in a hospitality related subject. High priority will be given to those who identify with an under-represented group in the industry.

PFund Scholarships
Sponsor: PFund Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who identify as LGBTQI and allies who are strongly invested in LGBTQI communities and who live or attend scholastic programs in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin. While applicants do not need to fit the following preferences, the selection committee will look more closely at applicants who fit one or more of the following attributes: indigenous, Black, People of Color; undocumented, first generation, immigrants, and new Americans; Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming people, and LBGTQIA individuals from North Dakota or South Dakota.

Reach for the Gold Book Scholarship
Sponsor: Omega Phi Beta Sorority
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.4 GPA. Applicant must be a female student of color (identify as Hispanic/Latina, Native American/Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Black/African/American).

REDW Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Graduate Center
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled members of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group or a state-recognized tribe in the U.S. OR provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indiana blood of a state or federally recognized tribe in Arizona or New Mexico. Applicant must be planning to pursue a career in accounting and finance.

Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: American Indian Graduate Center
Amount: Up to $30,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group or provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood. Applicant must be (or will be) pursuing an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree as a full-time degree-seeking student an accredited graduate school in the United States. Exclusive consideration is paid to degree candidates in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Graduate Center
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors who are enrolled members of a United States federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be pursuing a career and degree related to banking, resort management, gaming operations, management, and administration, including accounting, finance, information technology, and human resources.

Wells Fargo Scholarship for Undergraduates
Sponsor: American Indian Graduate Center
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate American Indian and Alaska Native students who are full-time and degree-seeking college freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors and who hold a current GPA of 2.7 or higher.

Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program
Sponsor: American Indian Graduate Center
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a full-time accredited college or university in the United State who are enrolled or are descendants of a federally-recognized American Indian tribe. Applicant must be pursuing a Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinary Technology (Associates of Applied Science Degree) and maintain a B average.

Larry Ted May Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: June 3, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to rising college juniors who are permanent residents of Connecticut, Georgia Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, or Vermont. Applicant must be Black/African American, Indigenous, LatinX, Asian or Pacific Islander. Preference will be given to students who are attending an HBCU and are music majors.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 10, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality, and other non-visible differences.

American Indian Services Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Services (AIS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 1, 2021
Description: Applicant must be one-quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian and enrolled in undergraduate studies at a university, junior college, or technical school. Applicant must have at least a 2.25 GPA.

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma Higher Education Program
Sponsor: Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to members of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma who are enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education for the Fall term.

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma Higher Education Program
Sponsor: Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to members of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma who are enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education for the Spring term.

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