Native American Scholarships

Native Americans may be one of the least represented minorities in U.S. public schools, comprising less than one percent of students. There are lots of financial assistance programs specifically for Native Americans available for those who wish to attend a university. Scholarships such as Udall Undergraduate Scholarship, the LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship, President Barack Obama Scholars Program, and the Minority Trainee Development Scholarship (MTDS) Program etc. are funded by many foundations, societies, universities, and organizations.  These scholarships help to build a stronger and highly educated Native American community.

All these scholarships are designed for high school graduate, seniors, juniors, freshmen, sophomore minority doctoral Students and undergraduate students who are related to Native American nations. These given scholarships are providing award amount from $1,000 to $1, 50,000.Start your search for a Native American scholarship here in our directory, and apply online today!

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. The Udall Foundation is looking for real change-makers who are passionate, authentic, and creative. The Udall Foundation anticipates awarding 60 scholarships of up to $7,000 each

Provided by: The Udall Foundation
Course: Bachelor’s or associate’s degree course
Eligibility: College sophomores and juniors
Award Money:$7,000 each
Deadline: March 15, 2017.
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The LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship

The LAGRANT Foundation is now accepting application for its 2017 Scholarship Program. TLF scholarship program is open to undergraduate students (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors only) and graduate students. 20 undergraduate ethnically diverse minority undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,500 each and 20 graduate students will receive scholarships of $5,000 each.

Provided by: The LAGRANT Foundation
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA
Award: $1, 50,000.
February 28, 2017, 5:00 pm PST
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President Barack Obama Scholars Program

President Barack Obama Scholars Program is now open to Arizona residents, admitted to ASU in the fall and who are degree-seeking, full-time freshmen (pursuing an first undergraduate degree). This includes Native American high school seniors who are not residing in Arizona who meet the Arizona residency criteria for tuition purposes at ASU.Jan. 1 – Students must submit their FAFSA and have a complete ASU admissions application on file.  July 1 – Students must submit all requested documents for financial aid verification.

Provided by: Arizona State University
Course: Undergraduate degree
Eligibility:  Full-time freshmen includes Native American high school seniors
Award Money: Varies
Deadline: July 1st.
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The Minority Trainee Development Scholarship (MTDS) Program

Supported by the American Thoracic Society, “The Minority Trainee Development Scholarship” is providing an opportunity for African American, Hispanic, Native American, Alaskan Native and Pacific Islander these trainees to attend the ATS International Conference (IC).The winners will be able to attend the ATS 2017 International Conference and attend the Diversity Forum to receive the award.

Provided by: The American Thoracic Society
Course: Training from high school through post-doctoral fellow
Eligibility: Native American trainees
Award: Varies
Deadline: March 6, 2017.
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The AIChE Minority Scholarship Award

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) is pleased to announce its annual AIChE Minority Scholarship Award. The award is presented to selected AIChE undergraduate student members annually.An award of $1,000 per student per scholastic year will be given that will be renewable to the following year.

Provided by: The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: Undergraduate in chemical engineering
Award:$1,000 per student
Deadline: June 15, 2017
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AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is pleased to offer AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students. The fellowship seeks to increase the representation of ethnically diverse CPA professors in college/university classrooms.The AICPA Foundation awards annual fellowships of $12,000 to full-time minority accounting scholars who demonstrate significant potential to become accounting educators.

Provided by: The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Course: A doctoral program and pursuing appropriate coursework
Eligibility: Minority Doctoral Students
Award: $12,000
Deadline: May 15, 2017.
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Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, and Pacific Islander students. The program is open to students who are Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession. The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship is offering $1,000 high school senior applying for freshman year, $2,000 college freshman applying for an a sophomore year, $3,000 college sophomore applying for an junior year and, $4,000 college junior applying for an senior year. All scholarship awards are made payable to the U.S. accredited educational institution.

Provided by: The Actuarial Foundation
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: College students
Award: $10,000
May 1st, 2017.
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CANFIT Scholarships

The CANFIT Scholarship program provides funds to students of African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian-American, Pacific Islander, or Latino/Hispanic descent to help achieve their college education undergraduate or graduate degrees in nutrition, physical activity, or culinary arts. Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available for students who have financial need to study nutrition, physical education or culinary arts in the state of California.

Provided by: The CANFIT
Course: Degree course
Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students
Award Money: Varies
Deadline: March 31st each year.
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The Full Circle Scholarship Program

The American Indian College Fund provides about 6,000 scholarships for American Indian (or descendant) graduate and undergraduate students each year. Full Circle scholarship applications are accepted from students beginning January 1 and ending May 31 of each year.

Provided by: The American Indian College Fund
Course: Multiple courses
Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate students
Award: Varies
Deadline: May 31st, 2017.
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Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The New York Urban League (NYUL) is inviting students to apply for the Whitney M. Young Scholarship that is named after Whitney M. Young, Jr., who was the Executive Director of the National Urban League. The Scholarship Program is open to the citizen of New York City, African-American, Latino, or Native American background. Scholarship of $3,500, memorialize Young’s commitment to educational equity for young people.

Provided by: The New York Urban League (NYUL)
Course: Baccalaureate or Associate degree
Eligibility: High school graduate students or recipient of a High School Equivalency Diploma
Award: $3,500
Deadline: Varies
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