Native American Scholarships

Scholarships open to Native American students.

American Indian Services Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Services (AIS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
Description: Applicant must be one-quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian and enrolled in a university, junior college, or technical school.

Delphix Scholarship
Sponsor: Delphix
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: November 6, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in college full-time pursuing a technical degree who identify as a minority group (people who identify as female, African-American, Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaskans, Native Hawaiians or Pacific Islanders, Asian Americans).

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma Higher Education Program
Sponsor: Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 6, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to members of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma who are enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education.

Surety Foundation Minority Internship & Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Surety Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 22, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students at accredited four-year educational institutions who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must be a minority student (Black/African-American, Native American/Alaskan Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic ethnic origin). Ideally, applicant should be a declared accounting, business/finance or insurance/risk management major and applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Chief Manuelito Scholarship for High School Students
Sponsor: Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance (ONNSFA)
Amount: $7,000
Closing Date: November 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high achieving high school graduates and undergraduate Navajo students. Students seeking an Associates of Applied Science (AAS) or Certificate are ineligible.

AIANTA Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who are American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian descent. Applicant must be working towards a degree or certificate in the hospitality, tourism, recreation, culinary arts or related fields.

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to American Indian college students enrolled in a nursing or health education program.

Girls* Who Illustrate Awesomeness Scholarship
Sponsor: Next Day Animations
Amount: $750
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to college women (*or gender non-conforming individuals) of color who are actively working to change the world. Applicant must be currently enrolled or will begin college/university in the spring semester of 2018. Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing on how they are going to change the world. Only the first 150 applications will be accepted.

Predoctoral Fellowship
Sponsor: Ford Foundation
Amount: $24,000
Closing Date: December 14, 2017
Description: Fellowship is open to all citizens, and permanent residents of the United States, as well as individuals granted deferred action status under the DACA program. Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an eligible research-based program leading to a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree at a non-proprietary U.S. institution of higher education. Applicant must be committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level. Membership in one or more of the following groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate will be considered a positive factor when choosing candidates: Alaskan Natives, Black/African Americans, Mexican Americans/Chicanas/Chicanos, Native American Indians, Native Pacific Islanders, and Puerto Ricans.

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