The Cobell Scholars Program is intended to provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students. The scholarship program is to defray the cost of attendance at both post-secondary vocational schools and institutions of higher education, including graduate and professional schools.
The American Indian Graduate Center will manage the Cobell Scholars Program which was established as a result of the Cobell v. Salazar litigation. The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is a national, non-profit organization that awards fellowship grants to qualified American Indian and Alaska Native students attending nationally and regionally accredited post-secondary institutions on a full-time basis.
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
- Who are able to demonstrate financial need through the submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
How to Apply:
Interested candidates can apply for the scholarship by using the following criteria
- A completed General Application
- Completion of Cobell Scholars opportunity-specific questions
- Tribal Eligibility Certificate (due July 15) which is also available at aigcs.org in the Scholarships section titled Online Application Instructions
- Financial Needs Form (due July 15) which is also available at aigcs.org in the Scholarships section titled Online Application Instructions.
Interested candidates can apply for this scholarship till June 1, 2015.
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