Native American Scholarships

Scholarships open to Native American students.

Advancing Agricultural Science Opportunities for Native Americans (AASONA) Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students who are pursuing agriculture related STEM degrees during the upcoming academic year.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
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.

AISES 3M Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | 3M
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate students for the 2020-2021 academic year who will be studying any STEM degree.

AISES A. T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
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: March 31, 2020
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: March 31, 2020
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: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.

Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American College of Healthcare Executives
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students enrolled in their final year of full-time study in a healthcare management graduate program (MHA, MPH, MBA in Healthcare Administration or similar) – with a graduation date between Sept. 1, 2020, and Aug. 31, 2021.

Beautiful Minds Scholarship
Sponsor: RentDeals.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority graduating high school seniors who are attending school in the United States and planning to enroll in a regionally accredited post-secondary institution. Applicant must submit an essay on the topic, “Finding My Purpose.”

CANFIT Scholarships
Sponsor: California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness (CANFit)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending an accredited college or university in California who are pursing degrees in Nutrition, Physical Education, or Culinary Arts. Applicant must be of African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic descent.

Cobell Scholarship
Sponsor: Cobell Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to any post-secondary (after high school) student who is an enrolled member of a U.S. Federally Recognized Tribe, and enrolled full-time in an accredited non-profit, public or private institution.

Steven R. Nelson Native Educator Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Education Northwest
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who reside in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington and are a member or descendant of a federally recognized, state recognized, or terminated American Indian tribe. Applicant must be accepted to or enrolled in a master’s program in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington and studying education policy, leadership, technical assistance, research, or a related field.

American Indian Services Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Services (AIS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
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.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
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.

ABA Foundation Diversity Scholarships
Sponsor: American Bus Association Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 2, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to traditionally underrepresented students who have completed, at a minimum, their first year of college at an accredited university. Applicant must have a declared major or course of study relevant to the transportation, travel, and tourism industry and applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Ralph W. Shrader Graduate Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students (women and minority students) currently pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM field at any accredited academic institution.

ANTHC Scholarship
Sponsor: Alaska Native Tribal health Consortium
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Alaska Native and American Indian students who are permanent Alaska residents, interested in working in a health care related field, and currently enrolled in a formal education or training program.

EMPOWER Scholarships
Sponsor: Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to ethnically diverse students who have been accepted to or enrolled in a post-high school program and planning to pursue a career in a medical or rehabilitation field. Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin OR attending school in Minnesota or Western Wisconsin.

Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Brown and Caldwell
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who are enrolled in his/her Junior, Senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university and applicant must have a declared major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering or one of the environmental sciences.

V&E Diversity Scholarships
Sponsor: Vinson & Elkins
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are members of a racial/ethnic group which has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession (Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, or Multiracial/two or more races) and/or identify as a member of the LGBT community. Applicant must have U.S. citizenship, residency in Houston, Dallas, Austin or surrounding areas for continuous seven years, have an interest in the legal profession, and be in the top 20% of their class.

Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships
Sponsor: AIGA
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are in a design or art discipline and intend to pursue that discipline as a career. While the scholarship is open to everyone, minority status is a significant factor considered in jury decisions.

Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Bar Association of San Francisco
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 17, 2020
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.

My 2 Sons: John|Sean Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Giving God the Glory Ministries (GGG Ministries)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 3, 2020extended to April 24, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority high school seniors who are residents of Chicago or surrounding suburbs. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Catching the Dream Scholarship
Sponsor: Catching the Dream
Amount: Varied
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Applicant must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian and be an enrolled member of a U.S. tribe. Applicant must be attending or planning on attending a college or university within the U.S. on a full-time basis that is fully accredited.

EFWA Scholarships
Sponsor: The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting (EFWA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to women who are pursuing Accounting degrees at the undergraduate level. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open to students who attend school in the state of Washington, women returning to school after raising children, and minority students.

NAJA Scholarship
Sponsor: Native American Journalists Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students pursuing journalism degrees at a higher learning institution. Applicant must be a college junior or senior, or graduate student at an accredited university in the United States.

William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center
Amount: Up to $2,750 per year
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are members of one of the underrepresented groups in the registered nursing profession. Applicant must be enrolled or accepted in a professional registered nurse program at an accredited school of nursing and seeking initial licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio.

Alice S. Marriott Scholarship
Sponsor: Marriott International | Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students from traditionally underrepresented groups who are interested in careers in hospitality. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Page Education Foundation Grant Program
Sponsor: Page Education Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students of color who are/will be graduates of a Minnesota high school and enrolled full-time at an accredited post-secondary educational institutional in the state of Minnesota during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Graduate Center
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
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: May 1, 2020
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: May 1, 2020
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.

Wyoming Daughters of the American Revolution
Sponsor: Wyoming Community Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Wyoming residents who are graduates of Wyoming high schools, or receipts of a General Equivalency Degree (GED) who are of Native American descent of 1/8 or higher.

Cobell Scholarship
Sponsor: Cobell Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open any post-secondary (after high school) students who are enrolled members of a U.S. Federally Recognized Tribe, and enrolled full-time in an accredited non-profit, public or private institution.

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 15, 2020
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.

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college graduates who are members of a minority group as defined by current U.S. government guidelines and are degree candidates in accredited library or law schools and who intend to have a career in law librarianship.

Miller Park Community Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Brewers Community Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to a female or minority student residing in either Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, or Racine County (Wisconsin). Applicant must also be a student pursuing studies in a construction related field at a college or university based in the State of Wisconsin.

American Indian College Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
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.

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to American Indian college students enrolled in a nursing or health education program.

Jimmy A. Young Memorial Education Recognition Award
Sponsor: American Respiratory Care Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Award is open to students enrolled in an accredited respiratory care training program. Preference will be given to nominees of minority origin.

Paumanauke Native American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: Paumanauke Native American Festival
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to tribally enrolled Native American Indians attending colleges, universities, and accredited post-secondary educational institutions on a full-time basis.

REDW Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Graduate Center
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
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, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indiana trip or Alaska Native group or provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indiana 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.

Accenture American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Graduate Center
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 5, 2020
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.

Medical Diversity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have shown academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited medical school. Applicant must be a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their community.

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