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.

Showing 21-40 of 91 scholarships
key information
  • 2,500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Community College|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • January 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian / Asian American / Pacific Islander|African American/Black|Hispanic American|
  • Residence: |Permanent Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
Jackie Klinesteker Minority Scholarship Grand Rapids Community Foundation
key information
  • 500 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Apr-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|West Michigan, MI|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
HANA Scholars General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
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  • 1,000 - 3,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College junior|College senior|Doctoral-level study|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
ACS Scholars Program American Chemical Society (ACS)
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Community College|Accredited College or University|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
Josephine Forman Scholarship General Commission on Archives and History, The United Methodist Church
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  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-28-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • Major: Study |Archival Science|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 5.0
Minority Scholarship Ohio Newspapers Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|Asian-American|
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Journalism|Communications|Advertising|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.5
Minority Student Scholarship American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
key information
  • 5,000
  • 2 awards
  • May 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|African American/Black|Ethnic Minority|
  • Major: Study |Clinical Audiology|Audiology|Speech Pathology|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
AAAE Foundation Scholarship for Native Americans American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|
  • Major: Study |Aviation|
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
Minority Scholarship (NSCA) National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) Foundation
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  • 1,500
  • 1 award
  • Mar-15-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|Asian Pacific American|
  • Organization: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.0
Women of Color Scholars Program General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
key information
  • 3,000 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Asian|Hispanic|African|African American/Black|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • Major: Study |Religious Studies|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
Native American Seminary Scholarship General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
key information
  • 3,000 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Alaska Native|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Religion: |United Methodist|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 3,045
  • 1 award
  • June 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Hispanic|Alaska Native|African American/Black|Native Hawaiian|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|Lawfully present in the United States|
  • School (College): Attend a college in |Missouri|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
AISES A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship American Indian Science and Engineering Society
key information
  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Alaska Native|Native Hawaiian|
  • Organization: American Indian Science and Engineering Society (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
AISES Intel Scholarship American Indian Science and Engineering Society
key information
  • 5,000 - 10,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Pacific Islander|Alaska Native|
  • Organization: American Indian Science and Engineering Society (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
NextEra Energy- Ford Dry Lake Scholarship Program American Indian Science and Engineering Society
key information
  • 30,000
  • 1 award
  • May 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|
  • Organization: American Indian Science & Engineering Society (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • 10,000
  • 1 award
  • September 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Alaska Native|Native Hawaiian|
  • Organization: American Indian Science and Engineering Society (Professional Organization)
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|ABET Accredited College|Minority Serving College/University|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship American Indian Science and Engineering Society
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • May 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Alaska Native|Native Hawaiian|
  • Organization: American Indian Science and Engineering Society (Professional Organization)
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Kansas|Washington|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
key information
  • 12,000
  • 22 awards
  • May 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Hispanic|African American/Black|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Career: |Certified Public Accountant (Career)|Accounting (Industry)|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
Indian Education Scholarship Fund Ventura County Community Foundation
key information
  • 200
  • 10 awards
  • January 2020
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Ethnicity: Be |Native American|Alaska Native|
  • Organization: Ventura County Indian Education Consortium (Educational Services)
  • Residence: Live in |Ventura, CA|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
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