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Oklahoma Tribes Link:  http://www.theamericanindiancenter.org/oklahoma-tribes/                 

 

American Indian College Fund 

Full Circle Scholarships:

All scholarships require U.S. Citizenship and American Indian or Alaska Native tribe membership, or proof of descendency (parent or grandparent).  Full-time enrollment is required for all scholarships.

1st Tribal Lending Scholarship
Value: $3,000- $5,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: High achieving students with financial need seeking a Bachelor’s degree

Agua Fund Tribal College Scholarship
Value: $4,900- $5,100
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.7
Other requirements: Students must be an enrolled member of any of the Ute tribes, preferably from Colorado

Anheuser-Busch Tribal College Scholars Scholarship
Value: $5,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 3.2
Other requirements: Students needs to be in the final years of their chosen program

Ann and Mike Johnson Scholarship
Value: $3,000- $4,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Preference to students studying agriculture

Anonymous Foundation Scholarship
Value: $4,600- $5,500
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Permanent resident of California or a member of a California based tribe

Anthony A. Welmas Scholarship
Value: $1,943
Classification: Undergraduate, Graduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students must be pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree

Arizona Public Service Foundation Navajo Scholars Program
Value: $6,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: See below
Minimum GPA: 2.8
Other requirements:
• Students at Diné College, Navajo Technical College, Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute, or at Arizona/New Mexico mainstream institutions
• Majoring in science, engineering, technology or math (or a related field)
• Navajo Nation tribal member and membership in any Shiprock Agency Chapter
• Interest in interning or working for Arizona Public Service

AT&T American Indian Scholarship
Value: $5,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: See below
Minimum GPA: 2.8
Other requirements: Students must be attending schools located west of the Mississippi River

Austin Family Scholarship Endowment
Value: $2,000- $2,542
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Resident of Oklahoma and be an enrolled member or descendant of an Oklahoma tribe and pursuing a 4-year degree

Cargill Inc. Tribal College Scholarship
Value: $4,500
Classification: Undergraduate and Graduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students must be majoring in finance, accounting, engineering, science, business, agriculture, or computer technology/science

Cheryl Saban Self-Worth Foundation for Women & Girls Scholarship
Value: $4,000- $8,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Female students only

Clare Boothe Luce Women's STEM Tribal College Scholarship
Value: $75,000 ($18,750 per year for 4 years)
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Navajo Technical University
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Outstanding female students and must be attending Navajo Technical University in the B.S. in Information Technology – Computer Science or Digital Manufacturing program, or in the B.S. in Industrial Engineering

Coca-Cola Foundation First Generation Scholarship
Value: $5,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.9
Other requirements: Students need to be first in their immediate family to attend college and have demonstrated financial need

Comcast NBCUniversal Building Tomorrow's Native American Leaders Scholarship
Value: $4,750
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Northwest Indian College
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students must be studying business and interested in internship opportunities

Dallas B. McNeil Endowed Scholarship
Value: $1,135- $5,675
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students from tribes in the following states are eligible to apply for scholarships- Montana, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska

Doc and Barbara Cartwright Endowed Scholarship
Value: $3,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Oglala Lakota College
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements:
• Male students only
• Recipients must serve as mentors and role models to encourage other American Indian men to pursue a course in higher education
• Recipients must actively recruit other American Indian men to attend college

Ecotrust Native American Scholarship
Value: $2,000- $2,250
Classification: Undergraduate or Graduate
Eligible Schools: See below
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Other requirements:
• Tribal College students must be enrolled at either Ilisagvik College, Northwest Indian College, or Salish Kootenai College (WA site only)
• Mainstream students must attend universities in California, Oregon, or Idaho
• Majoring in natural resource management, environmental studies, public health, economic development, or social sciences

Enerplus Tribal Scholars Scholarship
Value: $3,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Students must be in either a pre-engineering program, environmental science or new lease operator program

Entergy Tribal College Scholarship
Value: $1,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: First preference to students who are enrolled in the Houma tribe of Louisiana. Preference also for students from or attending schools in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Vermont, or New Hampshire

Ford Motor Company Tribal College Scholarship
Value: $3,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students must be pursuing degrees in business, accounting, finance, computer science, engineering, marketing, or operations management

Frank B. Whitesell Endowed Tribal Scholarship
Value: $1,200
Classification: Undergraduate or Graduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.8
Other requirements: Student must be studying STEM or Healthcare

General Mills Foundation Tribal College Scholarship
Value: $2,308
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: See below
Minimum GPA: 2.8
Other requirements: Students must be pursuing degrees in health or business at the following schools- Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, Institute of American Indian Arts, Navajo Technical University, Leech Lake Tribal College, White Earth Tribal and Community College, or Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College

Costco Wholesale General Tribal Scholarship
Value: $2,300
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students must be male, first generation, and in their first or second year of undergraduate studies

Graham Tribal Scholarship
Value: $5,500- $6,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Other requirements: Students must be from the Navajo tribe and pursuing a degree in the STEM field

Hershey Company Tribal Scholarship
Value: $1,250- $1.750
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students need to be studying STEM or business and should be interested in internship opportunities

John Eliot Scholarship
Value: $4,400- $4,600
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Preference will be given to a student who is a single parent with dependents

Johnson Scholarship Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Value: $2,500- $6,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students need to be pursuing a BA or BS degree in Business

Julie Talayumptewa Memorial Scholarship
Value: $11,400
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Institute of American Indian Arts
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Kalliopeia Foundation Tribal Scholarship
Value: $4,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Education majors

Kavka Scholarship
Value: $3,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Other requirements: Students must be pursuing a baccalaureate degree

Lannan Scholarship
Value: $3,200
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Lilly Endowment, Inc: Woksape Oyate: “Wisdom of the People” Distinguished Scholar Award
Value: $8,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Students must be valedictorian or salutatorian of high school class

Lilly Endowment, Inc: Woksape Oyate: “Wisdom of the People” Keepers of the Next Generation Award
Value: $8,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Must be a single parent

Mackey Family Endowed Scholarship
Value: $3,300- $3,420
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.0

Michael Wall Scholarship
Value: $20,000- $25,000
Classification: Graduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Morgan Stanley Tribal Scholars Program
Value: $2,260- $4,480
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students must be pursuing business or business related degrees focusing on the financial services industry

NBC Universal Scholarship
Value: $5,250
Classification: Undergraduate, Graduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students must be interested in careers in media, either in front of or behind the camera

Newmont Mining Corporation Tribal Scholarship
Value: $2,500
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Other requirements: Students pursing a degree in the STEM fields

OJ and Mary Christine Harvey Educational Foundation Scholarship
Value: $3,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Oglala Lakota College
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Second, third, and fourth-year students preferred

Pulliam-Graham Scholarship
Value: $13,840
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Oglala Lakota College
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Female students only

Pyrenees Challenge II Scholarship
Value: $10,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Little Big Horn College
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Russell Means Achieving the Dream Scholarship
Value: $4,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Other requirements:
• Single parents and/or in first year of associate’s degree program
• Students attending Diné College, Navajo Technical College, Sisseton Wahpeton College, Sinte Gleska University, or Oglala Lakota College

Sempra Energy Foundation Tribal Scholarship
Value: $5,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal College only (in Southwest)
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Other requirements: Students must be female and studying in the STEM field

Sovereign Nations Scholarship Fund
Value: $2,000
Classification: Undergraduate, Graduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Students should demonstrate leadership and commitment to the American Indian community

Sysco Corporation American Indian Scholarship
Value: $5,000-$9,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Other requirements: Students must be pursuing hospitality/casino/restaurant management degree programs

Toeroek Native Scholarship
Value: $8,000- $11,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Toyota Motor Sales USA Tribal College Scholarship
Value: $2,500
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Other requirements: Students must be studying towards a degree in the STEM fields

Traveler’s Foundation Scholarship
Value: $4,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements: Students must be pursuing a Bachelors in business or STEM

The Tzo'-Nah Fund Scholarship
Value: $1,800
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Blackfeet Community College and Salish Kootenai College
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Students should be pursuing a degree in the STEM field

United Health Foundation Scholarship
Value: $5,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other requirements:
• Tribal Colleges include Dine College and Navajo Technical College
• Majoring in a health or related field

UPS Foundation Tribal College Scholarship
Value: $4,250
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 3.0

USA Funds Tribal College Scholarship
Value: $3,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Students must be in their final year of chosen program

Vine Deloria Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1,000
Classification: Graduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Virginia W. Hill Foundation Scholarship
Value: $1,900- $2,200
Classification: Undergraduate, Graduate
Eligible Schools: All
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Students must be Colorado residents, current Colorado tribal members, or historic Colorado tribal members

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Tribal College Scholarship
Value: $2,750
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Other requirements: Preference for first generation college student

Walt Disney Company Scholarship
Value: $2,850
Classification: Undergraduates
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.5

Winners for Life Foundation Scholarship
Value: $2,000
Classification: Undergraduate
Eligible Schools: Tribal Colleges only
Minimum GPA: 2.0

Scholarships found at: http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/full_circle_scholarships_listings

 

Native American Scholarship Links: 
National Indian Education Association: http://www.niea.org/

FinAid for Native American Students: http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/natamind.phtml

Scholarships.com for Native American Students: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/minority-scholarships/american-indian-native-american-scholarships/

www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2012/10/04/4-scholarships-for-american-indian-students new_window

http://catchingthedream.org/forms/find-and-win_scholarships.pdf

http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/natamind.phtml

Catching the Dream  http://www.catchingthedream.org

American Indian College Fund  http://www.collegefund.org/ 

Bureau of Indian Education http://www.bie.edu/ParentsStudents/index.htm

Gates Mellennium Scholarship http://www.gmsp.org/publicweb/AboutUs.aspx

Indian Health Scholarship http://www.ihs.gov/scholarship/index.cfm

            

Additional Scholarship Resources:

ACS Scholars Program
ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply. Deadline: March 1st.

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
The Actuarial Foundation supports the future of the actuarial profession and fosters the best and brightest students through its scholarships. Deadline: May 2nd

AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students
The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment and university classrooms. Deadline: May 15th

Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship
Offered annually, the Albert W. Dent Graduate Student Scholarship is designated for minority students enrolled in their final year of a healthcare management graduate program. Deadline: March 31st 

American Bus Association (ABA) Diversity Scholarship
The Diversity Scholarship focuses on broadening the number of traditionally underrepresented groups in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel, and tourism industry. Deadline: April

American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF)
The American Indian Education Foundation was established to support educational opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native students. Our vision is strong, self-sufficient American Indian communities. Scholarships are awarded for each school year and are chosen by a national selection committee. Deadline: April 4th

American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) 
The American Indian Graduate Center provides fellowships to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate students throughout the United States. They also offer undergraduate opportunities for Native scholars. Deadline: Varies

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
The mission of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is to substantially increase the representation of American Indians and Alaskan Natives in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers. They offer a variety of STEM-related scholarships and professional development opportunities. Deadline: Varies

American Indian Services Scholarships
The mission of the American Indian Services is to assist Native Americans in developing their human and natural resources in order to help them make a contribution to society without detracting from the culture and background from which they have emerge through a variety of scholarship opportunities. Deadline: Varies

American Institute of CPAs
AICPA offers many scholarship opportunities for accounting students from minority groups at varying points in their academic careers. Deadline: Varies 

American Meteorological Society (AMS) Minority Scholarships
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers an array of graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships to help further the education students pursuing a career in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. Deadline: Varies

American Planning Association Scholarships
Women and minority (African American, Hispanic American, or Native American) students enrolled in an approved Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) planning program who are citizens of the United States, intend to pursue careers as practicing planners in the public sector, and are able to demonstrate a genuine financial need are eligible to apply for this scholarship which will range between $2,000 to $4,000. Deadline: April 30th

Association on American Indian Affairs
AAIA provides scholarships to graduate (including PhD, Medicine and Law) and undergraduate students from federally recognized tribes and tribes that are not recognized by the federal government. Deadline: June 1st

AWWA Holly A. Cornell Scholarship
Sponsored by CH2M, this scholarship encourages and supports outstanding female and/or minority masters' students in pursuit of advanced training in the field of water supply and treatment. Deadline: January 11th

Box Engineering Diversity Scholarship
This scholarship aims to support minority STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) students who are applying technology to their fields. Deadline: October 23rd

Brown and Caldwell Minority Scholarship
This is a $5,000 Minority Scholarship Program to help minority groups succeed in the environmental engineering industry. Deadline: April 15th

CANFIT Scholarships
Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for California African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students expressing financial need to study nutrition, physical education or culinary arts in the state of California. Deadline: March 31st

Catching the Dream
Catching the Dream, formerly known as the Native American Scholarship Fund, makes grants to Native college students and works to improve Indian schools through a variety of scholarship programs. Deadline: Varies

Cherokee Nation Scholarships 
The Cherokee Nation's College Resource Program awards scholarships to selected Cherokee Nation Tribal Citizens pursuing degrees at a colleges or university accredited with Carnegie units. Deadline: June 15th

Chickasaw Nation Scholarships
Chickasaw citizens pursuing higher education from accredited institutions are eligible to receive various grants and scholarships to assist with the cost of tuition, books and fees. Deadline: Varies

Cobell Scholarship
Scholarships in various amounts are awarded to U.S. Federally-recognized American Indian and Alaska Native community members (students) who are vocational certificate-seeking or associate, bachelor, graduate and professional degree-seeking students in full-time, accredited, non-profit institutions in the United States; and who are able to demonstrate financial need through the submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Deadline: January 1st, June 30th

Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars
This scholarship requires students to be an enrolled tribal member and plan to work with a tribe or nation in the field of Education or Social Service. Deadline: June 15th 

Daughters of the Revolution, American Indian Scholarships
This scholarship is awarded to help Native Americans students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education at the undergraduate or graduate levels. However, undergraduate students are given preference. All awards are judged based on financial need and academic achievement. Deadline: February 15th

Elliott C. Roberts Scholarship
The Elliott C. Roberts Scholarship is available to first and second year graduate students who are pursuing degrees in healthcare administration or comparable degree program (i.e., MBA, MPH, MHA, MPA, MSN or BSN). Deadline: TBA

Ellis Injury Law Diversity Scholarship
The Ellis Injury Law Diversity Scholarship Award is for $3,000 available to both undergraduate and law school students who are either members of an ethnic/racial minority or have shown a strong commitment to diversity issues throughout their education. Deadline: June 30th

Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation Scholarship
In 2007 the ESA Foundation established a scholarship program to assist women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in Computer & Video Game Arts. Deadline: April 1st

EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program
The EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program provides scholarships for two years of undergraduate study to rising junior undergraduate students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields that directly support NOAA's mission. Participants conduct research at a NOAA facility during two paid summer internships. Deadline: January 

Fontana Transport Inc. Scholars Program
This scholarship seeks low income, underrepresented, and first generation college prospects who are passionate about furthering their education as a means to help out their family, community and themselves. Deadline: March 15th

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program
The Gates Millennium Scholars is a scholarship program is funded by a $1.6 billion grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. For Native American students, this program is administered through the American Indian Graduate Center. Deadline: January 13th

The Indian Health Services (IHS) Scholarships
The Indian Health Service (IHS) offers three scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students in order to train health professionals to staff Indian health programs. Deadline: March 28th

International Order of the King's Daughters and Sons: North American Indian Scholarships
The IOKDS offers $500 to $700 scholarships to North American Indians. There is no restriction as to tribal affiliation or Indian blood quantity. However, the student must provide a tribal registration number and fulfill other requirements. The scholarships are given for technical, vocational or college studies, but not granted for schooling beyond a bachelor's degree. Deadline: April 1st 

J. Paris Mosley Scholarship
This scholarship aims to provide annual scholarships to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing or whose primary caregivers are deaf or hard of hearing to attain their post-secondary education; preference for Native American applicants. Deadline: March 15th

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship programs are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and have financial need. They also offer scholarships for students transferring from a 2-year to a 4-year program. Deadline: Varies

LAGRANT Foundation
The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) provides 15 scholarships annually to ethnically diverse minority undergraduate and graduate students who are attending accredited institutions and are pursuing careers in the fields of advertising, marketing or public relations. Deadline: February 28th

LITA/LSSI Minority Scholarship
The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and automation field who plan to follow a career in that field; who demonstrate potential in, and a strong commitment to the use of automated systems in libraries; and who are qualified members of a principal minority group. Deadline: March 1st 

The Maureen L. and Howard N. Blitman, P.E., Scholarship to Promote Diversity in Engineering
This scholarship is awarded annually to a high school senior from an ethnic minority who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university. Deadline: March 1st

Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program 
The Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program provides post-secondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award. Deadline: July 1st

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
NACME is responsible for more than $4 million in scholarships awarded annually to underrepresented minority (URM) students and expects to support approximately 1,300 underrepresented minority engineering students in 2016. Deadline: Varies 

National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
This scholarship program is for full-time junior, senior, or graduate-level business students. Deadline: TBA

Native Agriculture and Food Systems (NAFSI) Scholarship Program
First Nations will award six $1,000 scholarships annually to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and agriculture-related fields, including but not limited to: agribusiness management, agriscience technologies, agronomy, animal husbandry, aquaponics, fisheries and wildlife, food production and safety, food-related policy and legislation, horticulture, irrigation science, plant-based nutrition, and sustainable agriculture or food systems. Deadline: TBA

National Medical Fellowships: Scholarships
National Medical Fellowships offers a number of scholarship programs that are awarded on the basis of need and merit to Native American and other underrepresented minority students. Deadline: TBA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
This organization provides financial assistance, through competitive processes, to students and Minority Serving Institutions that support the training of students and research in NOAA mission sciences. Deadline: Varies

Native American Journalists Association (NAJA)
Each year, NAJA offers scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,500 to Native American students pursuing journalism degrees at a higher learning institution. Deadline: TBA

Notah Begay III Scholarship Program
 
Awards are made to New Mexico high school graduating seniors demonstrating strong academic achievement and participation in any varsity level team sport. Deadline: March 16th

NSCDA American Indian Nurse Scholarship Awards
The American Indian Nurse Scholarship Award Program was started by the NSCDA in 1927 to give students of American Indian descent the opportunity to pursue careers in nursing. Deadline: June 1st, December 1st 

The Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance
This scholarship serves eligible Navajo people and provides students the opportunity to achieve their educational goals. This opportunity is provided as a privilege with the intent that recipients, upon graduation, will return to the Navajo Nation to apply their learning to benefit the continuing development of the Navajo Nation. Deadline: Varies 

The Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship
The Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship is available to Osage students, with an Osage tribal membership card, attending a college or university. Deadline: May 11th, June 11th

Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship
The Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship is a need-based award granted to a high school senior from a recognized minority background who will be playing golf at the collegiate level. Qualifications for all scholarships include strong academic programs, community service and recommendations. Deadline: TBA

Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) Member Scholarships
SAIGE offers a number of different scholarships for American Indian or Alaska Native government employees and students for professional development, annual training, or continuing education. Deadline: September 30th 

Society for American Archaeology Native American Scholarships 
The Native American Scholarships Fund is an endowment established to foster a sense of shared purpose and positive interaction between archaeologists and Native Americans. Scholarships are open to all Native peoples from anywhere in the Americas, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Indigenous Pacific Islanders. Deadline: December 15th 

Truman D. Picard Scholarship – Intertribal Timber Council
The Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing a higher education in Natural Resources. Deadline: January 17th

The Udall Foundation
This foundation awards scholarships to sophomore and junior level college students committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. Deadline: March 2nd

United South and Eastern Tribes (USET) Scholarship Fund
The USET Education Committee will award all selected undergraduate applicants an equal amount in any award period, in increments of no less than $750. In addition, the USET Education Committee will award all selected graduate applicants an equal amount in any award period, in increments of no less than $1,000. Students must be enrolled members of one of the 26 USET Member Tribes. Deadline: April 30th 

Washington Indian Gaming Association
The WIGA College Scholarship Program is designed to promote tribal self-sufficiency by providing scholarships for Native American students in Washington seeking to advance their own self-sufficiency and broaden their personal and professional potential through higher education. Applicants must be students who are enrolled members of one of Washington's 29 federally recognized tribes or who are enrolled members of a federally recognized tribes outside of Washington, but are attending school in Washington State. Deadline: March 31st

White Earth Scholarship Program
Applicants for this scholarship must be an enrolled member of the MCT- White Earth Band and apply at least 8-12 weeks before the day classes begin. Deadline: May 31st 

Xerox Minority Scholarships
Xerox is committed to the academic success of all minority students. That’s why we offer a Technical Minority Scholarship that awards between $1,000 and $10,000 to qualified minorities enrolled in a technical degree program at the bachelor level or above. Deadline: September 30th 

 

Oklahoma Indian Student Honor Society

http://www.oklahoma-ocie.org/