Native American Scholarships

Scholarships open to Native American students.

American Indian Services Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Services (AIS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
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.

Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Dental Hygienists’ Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a dental hygiene or dental program. Multiple scholarships available, including specific scholarships for minority students, male students, and students in the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin.

LAF Scholarships
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to students studying landscape architecture. Multiple scholarships available. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to minority students and students from Florida, Hawaii and New York.

Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Paul Hastings LLP
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to 1L law students who will be enrolled full-time at an ABA-accredited law school. Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and contributing to the firm’s diversity goals as a result of background, experience, personal attributes or characteristics. Recipient of scholarship will receive a paid summer associate position as well as the scholarship.

Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: College Success Foundation – Washington State
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from specific Washington state zip codes 98104, 98108, 98118, 98122, 98134, 98144). Applicant must be a member of a racial or ethnic group that in underrepresented in higher education (American Indian or Alaska Native, Cambodian, Filipino, Laotian, Vietnamese, African or Black, Hispanic, Pacific Islander, or Multi-racial).

Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship
Sponsor: Society for American Archaeology
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2023 extended to February 14, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to minority undergraduate and graduate students who are studying Archaeology.

Trust Fund Higher Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Delaware Tribe of Indians
Amount: $600
Closing Date: February 15, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to Delaware Tribal members attending college. Applicant must have at least a 2.7 GPA in the last semester they attended.

Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 17, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will transfer in the fall or spring following the award from a Contra Costa County (California) college to junior standing at a four-year accredited institution. Applicant must belong to a minority group under-represented in the California College and University system (African-American, Americans (North, Central, or South) derived from Spanish-speaking cultures, Native American, or Pacific Islander.

AMS Minority Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: February 24, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2023 and are planning to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

BIPOC Cosmetology & Barbering Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: UP to $15,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to students interested in a career in the Cosmetology and/or Barbering with identifies as Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC).

IHS Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Indian Health Service (IHS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to American Indian and Alaska Native students enrolled in preparatory or undergraduate prerequisite courses in preparation for entry to a health professions school, courses leading to a bachelor’s degree in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-podiatry, and other subjects needed by the Indian health program, and eligible health profession degree programs.

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: LAGRANT Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and AB-540/DACA recipients who are a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American/Alaska Native. Applicant must be a full-time student at a four-year accredited institution in the U.S. with at least a 3.0 GPA and majoring in a field of study that has an emphasis on advertising, marketing or public relations. Applications submitted on or before January 14 will be eligible for an extra 10 points.

New Beginnings Esthetics Scholarship
Sponsor: Dermalogica | Beauty Changes Lives Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are newly accepted or currently enrolled in an esthetics program at a Dermalogica partner school, and identify as Black, Indigenous, or persons of color.

ACS Scholars Program
Sponsor: American Chemical Society (ACS)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are graduating high school seniors or college freshmen, sophomores or juniors intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically related science.

Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students
Sponsor: Midwest Archives Conference
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to students of African-American, Native American, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Latino descent who are currently enrolled in a graduate, multi-course program in archival administration or accepted into such a program for the next academic year.

Wyoming Daughters of the American Revolution
Sponsor: Wyoming Community Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2023
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.

AABE National Scholarships
Sponsor: American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 10, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are members of one of the underrepresented minority groups in the sciences or related areas of technology. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and plan to major in business, engineering, technology, mathematics, or physical science. Applicants must be sent to their local chapter for consideration.

AAAE Scholarships
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 17, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are either studying aviation OR are A.A.E.s, their spouses or their children. Multiple scholarships available with specific requirements, including scholarships for women and Native American students.

ANTHC Scholarship
Sponsor: Alaska Native Tribal health Consortium
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
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.

Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Illinois who are minority students of either African-American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native Origin. Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate student at an Illinois institution of higher education in a course of study which, upon completion, qualifies them to be certified as a preschool, elementary, or secondary school teacher.

FOZA Scholarship for Awareness of Maternal Suicide
Sponsor: Friends of Zayne Adams – FOZA, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to Black, Latinx, and Indigenous students in the United States who have experienced maternal suicide due to postpartum depression. Applicant must be attending an accredited four-year institution, two-year community college or trade school.

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