The Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance serve eligible Navajo people and provide the scholarship opportunity for the students to achieve their educational goals. The scholarships named as full-time ONNSFA scholarship and part time ONNSFA scholarship are open to students majoring in Teacher Education or related fields. The purpose of ONNSFA is to dispense financial assistance to eligible applicants who demonstrate a “need,” based on income. Award varies according to scholarship.
The Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship & Financial Assistance (ONNSFA) was established in 1972. Agency staff provides presentations at local high schools, chapters, and other career fairs held across the Navajo Nation on ONNSFA policies and procedures and other funding sources.
Navajo Nation Scholarship Program
• The Navajo nation scholarship is only open to students majoring in Teacher Education or related fields.
• Applicants who are applying for the Navajo Nation Teacher Education Program must be attending the following institutions as well as, take required Navajo Language or Navajo Culture course work from Dine’ College.
Arizona State University Dine’ College San Juan College Fort Lewis College Northern Arizona University Western New Mexico University of New Mexico – Gallup Branch University of Northern Colorado Prescott College
How to Apply:
For applying both full-time ONNSFA scholarship and part time ONNSFA scholarship, the candidates must create their account. The link is:
• Certificate of Indian Blood
• Sealed and unopened official high school transcripts, GED scores and official transcripts all colleges attended must be mailed or hand-carried to an agency office
• All students are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit the Financial Need Analysis to the institution’s financial aid office
• A Letter of Admission or Re-Admission from the institution the applicant will attend is required.
• All college juniors, seniors and graduate applicants must submit a list of all courses required to complete the degree being pursued.
Applicants may upload the following documents in .pdf format to their student account: Letter of admission, graduation degree checklist and class schedule. All others must be mailed or hand-carried to an agency office.
• On-line fall applications open March 15th and close on June 25th deadline date.
• On-line Winter/Spring applications open September 25th and close on November 25th deadline date.
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