Native American Scholarships

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackie Robinson Foundation
Amount: Up to $28,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating, minority high school seniors who plan on attending an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States. Applicant must show leadership potential, dedication to community service, and evidence of financial need.

LAF Scholarships
Sponsor: Landscape Architecture Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
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 Hawaii and New York

Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: Paul Hastings LLP
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
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.

AMS Minority Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2018 and are planning to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
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.

Ethnic Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: Assemblies of God
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 3, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in an Assemblies of God endorsed college and classify as an ethnic minority.

Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Sponsor: Intertribal Timber Council
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 7, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who are Native American and pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources.

Microsoft Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Microsoft
Amount: Up to full tuition
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in a Bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico. Applicant must be pursuing a Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM degree. Students from underrepresented groups of STEM are encouraged to apply.

NFBPA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Forum for Black Public Administrators
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship program is designed to recognized African-American and minority students who are currently enrolled full-time at a traditional four-year college or university, preferably a HBCU, and exemplify outstanding scholarship and leadership.

DAR American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education at the undergraduate or graduate levels.

Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time students at a two or four-year college or university who is Native American and has proof of American Indian blood. Applicant must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and have a 3.25 GPA or higher.

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships
Sponsor: LAGRANT Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
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.

Trust Fund Higher Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Delaware Tribe of Indians
Amount: $400
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
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.

ACS Scholars Program
Sponsor: American Chemical Society (ACS)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are graduating high school seniors and 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, 2018
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.

Journalism Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: The National Press Club
Amount: Up to $10,000 over four years
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who are planning to have a career in journalism and will bring diversity to U.S. journalism.

Maureen L. and Howard Blitman, P.E. Scholarship
Sponsor: National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior who is a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority (African-American, Hispanic, or Native American) who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.

Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
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.

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Udall Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,000
Closing Date: March 8, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. Students must receive the application from the Udall faculty representative on their college campus – see website for details.

AABE National Scholarships
Sponsor: American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
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.

Leonard M. Perryman Scholarship
Sponsor: United Methodist Communications
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to racial ethnic minorities students who are United Methodist undergraduate students intending to pursue a career in religion journalism or mass communications.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
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 A. T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
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 Oracle Academy Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are full-time undergraduate students (juniors or seniors) or graduate students with at least a 3.5 GPA and pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science.

Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
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.

CANFIT Scholarships
Sponsor: California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness (CANFit)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
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.

Chevron Corporation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Chevron Corporation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to American Indian, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, First Nations and other indigenous people of North America who are students in higher education. Applicant must be pursuing a degree that is beneficial to Chevron business, such as STEM degrees as well as business related studies.

Cobell Scholarship
Sponsor: Cobell Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
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.

Elastic Band Co. Scholarship
Sponsor: Elastic Band Co.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who are a member of a minority group that is underrepresented in the fields of fashion and/or entrepreneurship (I.e. African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander) OR have a documented disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicant must be planning to pursue a career in fashion and/or entrepreneurship.

Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Intel
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to AISES members who are Native American and enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Material Science. In addition to academic information provided, students will be evaluated based on their interested in participating in an Intel Internship in Summer 2018.

Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Strategic Systems Program Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college freshmen who are enrolled in an American Indian and Alaska Native-Serving institution as designated by the Department of Education. Applicant must have tribal membership and must be pursuing a Navy-relevant Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) degree.

Steven R. Nelson Native Educator Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Education Northwest
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who reside in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington and are a member or descendent 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.

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