Scholarships for Native Americans

While some organizations award scholarships for students’ academic or athletic success, others use them to celebrate cultural or ethnic heritage. There is a wide variety of such scholarships available to students of Native American heritage. Some of these scholarships are open to members of all minority groups, while others are specifically for Native American students. The awarding organizations may consider other factors besides ethnic background, such as attaining a certain GPA (often above a 2.5), pursuing a specific course of study, having a financial need, or demonstrating an interest or involvement in Native American cultural heritage. Applications for many of these scholarships require potential recipients to provide academic transcripts, complete federal financial aid forms and submit a personal essay. Ready to find some help to pay for college? Start your search with the list of scholarships for Native American students below.

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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Alaska Native|African American/Black|Hispanic American|Asian Pacific American|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Business|Finance|Computer Science|Communications|Computer Technology|Information Systems|
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The UNCF- Anthem Corporate Scholars Program is awarded to college sophomore student with a minimum of 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be pursuing major in business, communications, marketing, finance, computer science, information systems and management information systems and computer technology.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Displaced Homemaker Scholarship Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Displaced Homemaker Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student. Applicants must be Native American descent
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details Illinois Minority Real Estate Scholarship Program Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • Career: Pursue a career in |Real Estate|
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The Illinois Minority Real Estate Scholarship Program is awarded to qualified racial minority residents of Illinois origin that are African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American or Asian. Applicants must be permanent resident of Illinois
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarships American Psychological Association
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Alaska Native|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
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These merit-based scholarships was established to support students demonstrating commitment to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native health care. These awards benefits students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment, or Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to tribal public policy, or Native American and Alaska Native students who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to Native health care. Students are nominated by their college or universitys faculty representative, who is the liaison between the institution and the Foundation.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • November 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Puerto Rican|Mexican / Mexican American|African American/Black|
  • Residence: Live in |United States| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |Not-for-profit|
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Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships for Minorities is provided to individuals who have demonstrated superior academic achievement. The candidates must be committed to teaching and research. The program is given to approximately 60 awardees in different fields.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 3,750
  • 50 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Four-year|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational support to undergraduate or graduate students who are members of minority ethnic groups and are pursuing a degree advertising, marketing or public relations at four-year accredited institutions in the U.S.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details MAC-AIChE Scholarship American Institute of Chemical Engineers
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  • 1,000 - 1,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Science|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|Incoming College Freshman|
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The scholarship was established to award an outstanding incoming freshmen and college students who are members of minority group that is under-represented in chemical engineering and are planning to pursue a degree in science or engineering.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Love Scholarship for Diversity International Council of Shopping Centers
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Caribbean|African American/Black|
  • School (College): |Accredited University|
  • Career: |Retail Real Estate (Industry)|
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This scholarship was established to benefit an undergraduate pursuing a career in retail real estate. Named in honor of Gina Love, Esq., who helped create ICSCs annual Diversity Reception. The scholarship is open to a junior or senior university student who belongs to an underrepresented minority group. Applicant must demonstrate a record of participation in the industry.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Sequoyah Graduate Scholarship Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
  • Citizenship: |Enrolled Tribal Citizens|
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The Sequoyah Graduate Scholarship is awarded to graduate students members of the respective tribe from continental US tribes or Alaska Native. Applicants must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA and enrolled as tribal citizens.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Pre-Graduate Scholarship Indian Health Service/U.S. Department of Health & Human Service
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Alaska Native|
  • Major: Study |Pre-Dentistry|Pre-Medicine|Pre-Podiatry|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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The Pre-Graduate Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students of American Indian and Alaska Native origin. Applicants must be pursuing major in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-podiatry
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Owanah Anderson Scholarship Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • June 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
  • Citizenship: |Enrolled Tribal Citizens|
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The Owanah Anderson Scholarship is awarded to a female junior college student with a minimum of 2.5 GPA. Applicants must be members of their respective tribe from continental US tribes or Alaska Native.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Jan-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |APA-accredited doctoral program|
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The About the Predoctoral Fellowship in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is establish by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This fund is to support the practitioners and policy makers in behavioral health services.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Florence Young Memorial Scholarship Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
  • Major: Study |Law|Art|Public Health|
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The Florence Young Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduate students pursuing major in Art, Law, and Public Health. Applicants must be members of respective tribe from continental US tribes or Alaska Native
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Elizabeth & Sherman Asche Scholarship Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|
  • Major: Study |Science|Health|
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The Elizabeth & Sherman Asche Scholarship is awarded to Undergraduate and Graduate students pursuing major in health and science. Applicants must be members of respective tribe from continental US tribes or Alaska Native
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 200 - 300
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|
  • Residence: Live in |Page School District (AZ)|Coppermine Chapter (AZ)|Bodaway/Gap Chapter (AZ)|Inscription House Chapter (AZ)|Kaibeto Chapter (AZ)|LeChee (AZ)|Page, AZ|
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This award was established to benefit Navajo youth who are seeking to participate in an extra-curricular activity that has a fee, program expense, or travel costs.This is a one-time funding for a student to attend a specific program per year.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Multicultural Scholarship Program National Association for Campus Activities
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  • n/a
  • 4 awards
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|Asian-American|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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The scholarship is designed to support the effort NACA Foundation in increasing the participation of ethnic minority individuals in the field of campus activities. The scholarship provides economic assistance to qualified under-represented programmers, allowing them to attend NACA-sponsored training workshops, regional conferences and National Conventions. Only current undergraduate students, graduate students and school staff members are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 4.0
View Details The Gates Millennium Scholarship Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
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  • n/a
  • 1000 awards
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
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The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) program grants $1.6 billion from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to give opportunity to outstanding minority students to pursue education and reach their dreams. The initiative aims to promote academic excellence as it provides students the prospect to complete their undergraduate education in all disciplines and graduate education in the target disciplines.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details William G. Anderson, DO, Minority Scholarship American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF)
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  • 7,500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Puerto Rican|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • School (College): |Accredited College/School of Osteopathic Medicine|
  • Major: Study |Osteopathy|
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This scholarship was started to honor William G. Anderson, DO, and to recognize his professional and public career and life-long commitment to civil rights and osteopathic medicine. The scholarship aims to benefit outstanding minority osteopathic medical students, committed to osteopathic principals and practice, has excelled academically, and has proven to be a leader in addressing the educational, societal, and health needs of minorities.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Ph.D. Engineering Fellowship The National GEM Consurtium
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  • 16,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): Attend a |GEM Member University|
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This fellowship was established to support underrepresented minority students for doctoral fellowships. Students must have completed or currently enrolled in a masters in an engineering program, or received admittance into a PhD program directly from a bachelors degree program. This fellowship may be used at any participating GEM Member University where the GEM Fellow is admitted. The GEM University will have continued support for fellows from the first academic year of being awarded the fellowship until their graduate program, given that they will maintain good academic standing and made satisfactory progress.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Minority Teacher Loan Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board
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  • 250 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|Laotian|Cambodian|Vietnamese|African American/Black|
  • Residence: Live in |Wisconsin|
  • School (College): Attend a |Not-for-profit|
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The Minority Teacher Loan Program is a loan program that is given to Wisconsin residents. The applicant must be a minority enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin. The loan amount is up to $10,000 annually. The awardees must agree to teach in an elementary or secondary school in the city of Milwaukee at a full-time position.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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