Outside Scholarships

BigSun Scholarship

Applicants must be:

  • Student Athletes
  • Students Athletes may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach, or official
  • High School Senior or be attending a post-secondary institute
  • Involved currently in some sport at the institution or in the community

Deadline: June 19, 2018

Amount of Award: $500.00

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

WELLS FARGO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Wells Fargo is empowering people with disabilities to obtain the education or training necessary to succeed in their chosen career path. To show that commitment, Wells Fargo is providing renewable scholarships of up to $2,500 for full-time students and up to $1,250 for half-time students. Interested students can apply through November 28, 2017 or until 700 applications are submitted, whichever comes first.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves  to have, a long-term or recurring issues that impacts one or more major life activity)
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent
  • Be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll (or who is already enrolled) in full or half time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four year college or university in the U.S. for the entire 2018-2019 academic year

GROZA LEARNING CENTER SCHOLARSHIP

The Groza Learning Center want to hear about your take on the word “redemption.” Please tell us what it means to you and how “redemption” has played a role in your life. This should be a short essay (under 500 words). $1000 Scholarship. 

In order to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • High school students who graduate in the current year and have been accepted into a college or university.
  • Students currently enrolled in a college or university.

Deadline: November 30th 

Interested students can visit http://grozagivesback.com/ 

JANE A TAYLOR SCHOLARSHIP

The Jane A Taylor Scholarship was established by the North Dakota Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and was named for Jane A. Taylor, Past State President, whose estate financed this endowed scholarship. Award Scholarships range from $300.00 to $1500.00. 

Eligibility:

  • North Dakota resident attending a North Dakota college/university
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 (on a 4.00-point scale)
  • Minimum of 64 semester credits completed before application
  • Has not been previously awarded a Jane A. Taylor North Dakota Scholarship

Criteria:

  • Scholarship
  • Character
  • School Activities
  • Community/church involvement and employment experiences

Deadline: The applicant shall complete the application form, collect college transcripts from all completed semesters from all colleges attended, make three copies of the Recommendation Form and request recommendations from college professor, community person, and P.E.O. member and turn into the Scholarship Chairman of the local sponsoring chapter before March 1, 2018. (www.ndpeo.org--Contact Us—committees) Mail completed recommendation before March 1, 2018 to: J.A.T. Scholarship Chairman, Chapter F Evelyn Spangler 2424 N 7th Street Bismarck, ND 58503.

FLIGHT NETWORK SCHOLARSHIP

Flight Network is the largest Canadian owned online travel agency in Canada and the second most visited site behind Expedia. Students are asked to submit a 500-1000 word essay about a travel related experience or topic. The winning essay will be featured on the Flight Network blog and will also secure the winner a one-time scholarship of $1000.

Eligibility:

  • Students must be a Canadian OR American citizen or hold a valid student Visa
  • Eligible students must be currently enrolled in a Canadian OR American University OR College program for the 2016/2017 school year
  • Students must have a cumulative GOA of 3.0
  • This scholarship is open for both Undergraduate and Graduate students

Interested students can visit www.flightnetwork.com/pages/scholarship for more additional information.

FRANK L. GREATHOUSE GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP

The Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship of $9,000 is available for award to two undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state and local government finance.

In order to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Undergraduate student must be in the process of completing at least their junior year by the time the scholarship is awarded.
  • Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.
  • Recommendation by student’s academic advisor or the chare o the accounting program.
  • Student has not been a past winner of a scholarship program administer by the GFOA.

Deadline: February 10, 2017

Applications and additional information are available under “Student Opportunities” at www.gfoa.org.

NDACo SCHOLARSHIP

The North Dakota Association of Counties (NDACo) strongly believes in education and the future of North Dakota's youth. This is why they created a scholarship fund through their education subsidiary, the Institute of Local Government as North Dakota's youth will one day be the leaders of our communities, counties and state.

Amount: Six $2,000 scholarships will be awarded for the school year. Scholarships will be evaluated using a ranking system which considers several factors in the following order of priority:
      - Leadership, Volunteerism
      - Honors, Awards
      - Personal Statements
      - Academic Achievements

Deadline: Friday, June 8, 2018. Winners will be announced within approximately 30 days of the deadline, and winners will be invited to accept their honor at the NDACo Annual Conference in October.

The scholarship application is available for download at www.ndaco.org/scholarship, or by contacting the NDACo office in Bismarck at 1-800-932-8730, or by e-mail at [email protected]. For more information, contact Jeff Eslinger, Communications Manager at (701) 328-7332 or [email protected].

JAMESTOWN CHAPTER OF UNITED SPORTSMEN OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Jamestown Chapter of United Sportsmen of North Dakota scholarship program is available to students meeting the below criteria:
      - Enrolled in a North Dakota College or University and have completed a minimum of one year of study prior to the 2017-2018 school year
      - Pursuing a course of study in the Biological Sciences or a closely related field of study
      - Completed a certified Hunter Safety Program

Amount: Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2017-2018 school year.

Deadline: Scholarship applications must be post marked by March 31, 2017.

Interested students can obtain an application from the UMary Financial Aid Office located in the lower-level of the Benedictine Center.

Deadline: Questions can be directed to Larry Kukla at (701) 252-2811 or [email protected] 

COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The Coca-Cola Scholar Foundation is now accepting applications from current high school seniors to be a part of the 2017 class of Coca-Cola Scholars.

Applicants must be:

  • Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools)
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees
  • Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application
  • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
  • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity online.

SEO EXPERT SCHOLARSHIP

SEO Expert is a leader in providing search engine optimization and online marketing services to mid-sized public and private businesses. The goal of this scholarship is to encourage future business, technology and communications leaders to learn more about the benefits of online marketing and research the growing trends in the industry.

Eligibility: To be eligible for an SEO Expert scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in business, communications or a web-based technology major
  • Hold a 2.75 grade point average
  • Write a 1,500 to 2,000 word article about a topic relevant to search engine optimization and online marketing
  • Authorize SEO Expert permission to publish their essay on its website
  • Be a citizen of the United States

Scholarship applications will be accepted through December 31, 2016. For additional scholarship information and to apply go to http://seo.expert/scholarship/#app-form.

MINORITIES IN GOVERNMENT FINANCE SCHOLARSHIP

The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship of $9,000 is available for award spring of 2017 to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). The purpose of the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is to recognize outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance. This scholarship is funded by Tyler Technologies.

Deadline: February 10, 2017

Applications and additional information are available under “Student Opportunities” at www.gfoa.org or by visiting the UMary Financial Aid Office located in the lower-level of the Benedictine Center.

VARSITY TUTORS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Entries are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested student can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

HORATION ALGER SCHOLARSHIP

106 Awards-$25,000

Deadline: September 25, 2017 

Interested Students can visit:  http://scholarshipguidance.com/

P.E.O. PROGRAM FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION (PCE)

The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education is a grant program providing financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and find it necessary to resume studies. Applicants must have a need for financial assistance with their educational expenses to improve their marketable skills. The maximum grant award is $2,000. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs and available funds. This is a one-time award.

Eligibility: A women is eligible to apply for a grant from the P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education if she:

  • is a citizen of the US or Canada;
  • is studying in the US or Canada;
  • has had at least 24 consecutive months as a nonstudent sometime in her adult life;
  • is within 24 consecutive months of completing her educational goal; and
  • is not enrolled in a doctoral degree program

Interested applicants should contact Connie Morrison, Chapter AK Mandan Chair for Program for Continuing Education Scholarship, at [email protected] or Nancy Skaret at (701) 258-4703. Additional information can be found online at peointernational.org.

AES SCHOLARSHIP RENEWED-2018

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to contributing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. This award is available to all students, regardless of their field of study. Amount of Award: $500.00.

To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

Further information, including previous winners, is available on the web site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

Deadline: October 6, 2018

INDIGENOUS EDUCATION, INC.

2018-2019 Cobell Scholarship Academic Year opportunity for Undergraduate and Graduate levels: December 15, 2017- March 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM MST.

2018 Cobell Scholarship Summer opportunity: February 14, 2018 - May 4, 2018 at 11:59 PM MST.

2018 Cobell Summer Graduate Research Fellowship opportunity: September 1, 2017 - January 10, 2018 11:59 MST.

2018-2019 Cobell Scholarship Vocational opportunity: VARIES. (Please see OASIS portal for specific dates.)

Contact [email protected] for any and all inquiries.

NCC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Arthur S. Johnson Scholarship

NCC will be awarding four (4) $1,000 scholarships available to graduating high school seniors and students in post-secondary institutions.

Application deadline is March 16, 2018.

Kenneth Lund, Jr. Scholarship

NCC will be awarding two (2) $1,000 Technology Scholarships in 2018. These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors and undergraduate students enrolled in a curriculum studying the telecommunications and or computer technology field at an accredited technical school or a two or four year college university. 

Application deadline is March 16, 2018.

Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) Scholarship

Awards thirty (30) $2,500 scholarships to rural high school seniors. This scholarship is not available to students in post-secondary institutions. Some preference may be given to individuals expressing an interest to return to work in a rural area following graduation.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted to NCC by February 26, 2018, so they can be signed by our General Manager and mailed to FRS by March 1, 2018.

FRS Staurulakis Family Scholarship

JSI will award four (4) $5,000 scholarships to rural high school seniors. This scholarship is not available to students in post-secondary institutions. Students with a focus in the science, math, medicine, or engineering will be automatically considered for these scholarships.

Deadline: Applications must be submitted to NCC by February 26, 2018, so they can be signed by our General Manager and mailed to FRS by March 1, 2018.

If you have any questions about these scholarships contact Jilene Zerr at (701) 568-3331.

Jilene Zerr
PO BOX 38
Ray, ND 58849-0038

WELLS FARGO VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP

The Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program provides scholarships up to $7,000 per year, to fill gaps for veterans and the spouses of disabled veterans after military benefits and other grants and scholarships have been utilized. To help recipients focus on completing their degree, these scholarships are renewable, and award amounts will grow by $1,000 each year.

Deadline to apply is February 28.

Wells Fargo’s emergency grant program helps veterans already enrolled in postsecondary education meet their household expenses when faced with unexpected financial setbacks. Ranging up to $1,000, these immediate, one-time grants are designed to keep recipients in school without creating undue financial hardship.

Please take a moment to share this link with veteran alumni, military families and relevant student organizations at your school: scholarshipamerica.org/wellsfargoveterans 

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS (DAV) GENE L. KOUBA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

DAV is pleased to offer the Gene L. Kouba Memorial Scholarship 2018-2019 School year. The maximum amount of each scholarship is $1000.00 for the school year.

Eligibility:

  1. Veterans with service-connected disabilities as determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  2. Veterans eligible for VA pension benefits due to non-service-connected disabilities.
  3. Other veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.
  4. Spouses/unmarried widow(er)s of veterans
  5. Unmarried children of veterans, until age 26.

Applicants are due to the chapter not later than March 15, 2018. Questions directed to Mark Landis at 701-222-6698. Adam Klein Chapter # 3, PO BOX 915, Bismarck, ND 58502-0915.

NURSE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Nursing students are eligible to receive funding for their training in exchange for working at least two-years at an eligible NURSE Corps facility upon graduation.

Eligible Disciplines: Accepted or enrolled in a nursing degree program at an accredited school of nursing located in the United States; Graduate Level Nurse Practitioner, AND, BSN Graduate Degree, Diploma School of Nursing, RN to BSN, RN to MSN-NP, Direct Entry MSN-NP.

Service Commitment: 2-year minimum service commitment for 1-2 years of scholarship support, 1-year additional service commitment per scholarship year for full-time status students who need scholarship support for more than 2 years, full time status: minimum of 32 hours per week, for at least 45 weeks per year, 26 hours providing clinical services to patients.

Funding for: Tuition, Required Fees, Monthly Support stipend, other reasonable educational costs. Application Requirements: US Citizen.

Website: https://bhw.hrsa.gov/loansscholarships/nursecorps/scholarship

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program

Students pursuing a career in primary health care are eligible to receive funding for their education in exchange for practicing in rural, urban, and frontier communities with limited access to care, upon graduation and licensure.

Eligible Disciplines: Enrolled or accepted in the following primary health care disciplines in an eligible degree program in a U.S. state or territory: PCP, Dentist, FNP, CNM, PA.

Service Commitment: 1-YR service commitment per scholarship year or partial scholarship year; 2-year minimum and 4-year maximum.

Financial Benefits: Funding for a maximum of 4 years: Tuition, Required fees, Reasonable educational costs, monthly support stipend.

Tax Liability: Only stipend is taxable.

Application Requirements: U.S. Citizen or U.S. National.

Web Site: NHSC.hrsa.gov/scholarships

First Community Credit Union Scholarships

Eight (8) $4,000 scholarships and five (5) $2,000 scholarships, which are $1,000 per year.

For more information and to access the online application, visit the website: https://www.myfccu.com/scholarships.html 

Deadline to submit an application: March 16, 2018.

Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards

Scholarship Deadline: February 2, 2018
Scholarship Value: $4,000
Number of Scholarships: 300

Who is eligible for the Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards?

  1. Any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2015, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2015, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2018. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.
  2. The applicant must be a high school senior.
  3. The applicant must apply online only. The 2018 Legacy Awards application deadline is 11:59 a.m. Central Time on Friday, February 2, 2018.
  4. If the applicant's parent and grandparent are both Elk members, the applicant must apply through the parent's Elks Lodge.
  5. Applicants must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT) by December 31, 2017.

For more information, and to apply please visit the website:
scholarshipguidance.com

BigSun Scholarship

Applicants must be:

  • Student Athletes
  • Students Athletes may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach, or official
  • High School Senior or be attending a post-secondary institute
  • Involved currently in some sport at the institution or in the community

Deadline: June 19, 2018

Amount of Award: $500.00

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.

FLIGHT NETWORK SCHOLARSHIP

Flight Network is the largest Canadian owned online travel agency in Canada and the second most visited site behind Expedia. Students are asked to submit a 500-1000 word essay about a travel related experience or topic. The winning essay will be featured on the Flight Network blog and will also secure the winner a one-time scholarship of $1000.

Eligibility:

  • Students must be a Canadian OR American citizen or hold a valid student Visa
  • Eligible students must be currently enrolled in a Canadian OR American University OR College program for the 2016/2017 school year
  • Students must have a cumulative GOA of 3.0
  • This scholarship is open for both Undergraduate and Graduate students

Interested students can visit www.flightnetwork.com/pages/scholarship for more additional information.

FRANK L. GREATHOUSE GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP

The Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship of $9,000 is available for award to two undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state and local government finance.

In order to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Undergraduate student must be in the process of completing at least their junior year by the time the scholarship is awarded.
  • Citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.
  • Recommendation by student’s academic advisor or the chare o the accounting program.
  • Student has not been a past winner of a scholarship program administer by the GFOA.

Deadline: February 10, 2017

Applications and additional information are available under “Student Opportunities” at www.gfoa.org.

SEO EXPERT SCHOLARSHIP

SEO Expert is a leader in providing search engine optimization and online marketing services to mid-sized public and private businesses. The goal of this scholarship is to encourage future business, technology and communications leaders to learn more about the benefits of online marketing and research the growing trends in the industry.

Eligibility: To be eligible for an SEO Expert scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in business, communications or a web-based technology major
  • Hold a 2.75 grade point average
  • Write a 1,500 to 2,000 word article about a topic relevant to search engine optimization and online marketing
  • Authorize SEO Expert permission to publish their essay on its website
  • Be a citizen of the United States

Scholarship applications will be accepted through December 31, 2016. For additional scholarship information and to apply go to http://seo.expert/scholarship/#app-form.

MINORITIES IN GOVERNMENT FINANCE SCHOLARSHIP

The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship of $9,000 is available for award spring of 2017 to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). The purpose of the Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is to recognize outstanding performance by minority students preparing for careers in state and local government finance. This scholarship is funded by Tyler Technologies.

Deadline: February 10, 2017

Applications and additional information are available under “Student Opportunities” at www.gfoa.org or by visiting the UMary Financial Aid Office located in the lower-level of the Benedictine Center.

INDIGENOUS EDUCATION, INC.

2018-2019 Cobell Scholarship Academic Year opportunity for Undergraduate and Graduate levels: December 15, 2017- March 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM MST.

2018 Cobell Scholarship Summer opportunity: February 14, 2018 - May 4, 2018 at 11:59 PM MST.

2018 Cobell Summer Graduate Research Fellowship opportunity: September 1, 2017 - January 10, 2018 11:59 MST.

2018-2019 Cobell Scholarship Vocational opportunity: VARIES. (Please see OASIS portal for specific dates.)

Contact [email protected] for any and all inquiries.

NURSE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Nursing students are eligible to receive funding for their training in exchange for working at least two-years at an eligible NURSE Corps facility upon graduation.

Eligible Disciplines: Accepted or enrolled in a nursing degree program at an accredited school of nursing located in the United States; Graduate Level Nurse Practitioner, AND, BSN Graduate Degree, Diploma School of Nursing, RN to BSN, RN to MSN-NP, Direct Entry MSN-NP.

Service Commitment: 2-year minimum service commitment for 1-2 years of scholarship support, 1-year additional service commitment per scholarship year for full-time status students who need scholarship support for more than 2 years, full time status: minimum of 32 hours per week, for at least 45 weeks per year, 26 hours providing clinical services to patients.

Funding for: Tuition, Required Fees, Monthly Support stipend, other reasonable educational costs. Application Requirements: US Citizen.

Website: https://bhw.hrsa.gov/loansscholarships/nursecorps/scholarship

AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND

Undergraduate and graduate scholarships are available. Job and internship information is also posted on the website. Amount varies. 

Deadline: Varies

Interested applicants can find out more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.collegefund.org 

AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Amount awarded Undergraduate: up to $2000.00 per year, Graduate: typically $1,000-$2,000 per year

Applicants must be:

  • Native American
  • Enrolled full-time in post-secondary institution 
  • GPA of 2.5 or above

Interested applicants can find out more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.nrcprograms.org/site/pageserver?pagename=aief_index 

AMERICAN INDIAN GRADUATE CENTER (AIGC)

Applicants must be:

  • Enrolled Full-Time in a graduate program: Master’s, Doctoral, Professional Degree Program

Amount varies. 

Deadline: June 1st 

Interested applicants can find out more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.aigc.com/02scholarships/scholarships.htm

AMERICAN INDIAN HERTIAGE FOUNDATION-OUTSTANDING INDIAN

Annually awarded scholarship for outstanding Native American youth interested postsecondary education. Amount varies Average award is $1000.00.

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.abetterchance.org

AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION-MISS INDIAN U.S.A.

Annual competition for young Native American women. Award is for 2 years and includes full scholarship to nationally known university up to $15,000 per year. 

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.abetterchance.org

AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION-GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Awarded annually to financially needy Native American high school students who intend to pursue a secondary education. Amount varies. Average award is $1000.00

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.abetterchance.org

AMERICAN INDIAN SERVICES

Applicants must be:

  • Enrolled in a University either full or part time
  • ¼ Native American Indian blood
  • Undergraduate with no more than 150 credits

Deadline: February 15, May 15, August 15, November 15

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.secure.mytechsupport.com/~ais/students_application.html 

ASSOCATION ON AMERICAN INDIAN AFFAIRS

Applicants must be:

  • Full-time enrolled students 
  • From a Federally recognized tribe
  • At least ¼ Indian blood

Amount Varies.

Deadline: April to June preceding the current academic year.

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships/aaia_scholarships.htm

CATCHING THE DREAM

Website offers information on the scholarship process for Native American students.

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.catchingthedream.org

CHEROKEE NATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

Privately, tribally, and institutional funded scholarships. Amount varies.

Deadline: April 15th 

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity online at http://www.cherokeenationfoundation.org

COLORADO RIVER INDIAN TRIBES

The Colorado River Indian Tribes mission is to serve eligible CRIT Tribal members and provide them the opportunity to achieve their educational goals. 

Eligibility:

  • Be an enrolled member of the Colorado River Indian Tribes
  • Be a high school graduate with a 2.25 GPA or earned a GED certificate with a 45% composite score. Graduate Students must have earned a Bachelors and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Be admitted and enrolled at an accredited college/university.
  • Apply for all available funding sources (Pell, SSIG, etc)
  • Be pursuing a professional degree

Interested applicants can contact: 

Colorado River Indian Tribes

Mailing Address: 26600 Mohave Road Parker, AZ 85344

Physical Address: 13370 1st Ave Parker, AZ 85344

Office 928-669-5548 or 1-800-809-6207

Fax: 928-669-5570

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLTION AMERICAN INDIAN SCHOLARSHIP

Open to Native American high school graduates. One time $1000 award. 

Deadline: April 1st 

Eligibility:

  • Must have 2.75 GPA

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity at National Chairman, DAR American Indians Committee, PO BOX 78, Ashby, NE 69333.

ETHEL AND EMERY FAST SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship is given to full-time enrolled Native American students who demonstrate financial need at undergraduate and graduate levels. Recipients must have completed first year of postsecondary studies successfully. Amount varies. 

Deadline: August 15th for Fall Semester and December 15th for Spring Semester. 

Interested applicants can find more information about this scholarship opportunity by contacting Ethel and Emery Fast Scholarship, 12620 Rolling Road, Potomac, Maryland 20854. (301) 762-1102 phone and (301) 279-0201 fax.

HELEN BERGSTROM ERNST SCHOLARSHIP

The Helen Bergstrom Ernst was established by the Will of Helen Bergstrom Ernst to further the education of students who are members of The Spirit Lake Tribe. The Scholarship is awarded annually to financially needy Native American high school students who intend to pursue a secondary education. 

In order to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Student must be a member of the Spirit Lake Tribe
  • Student is required to carry 12 or more credits per term. 
  • Term and GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • One half will be awarded in the Fall Semester and the other half will be awarded in the Spring Semester. 

Deadline: September 29th.

Interested Students can visit www.spiritlakenation.com for more additional information.

MASSACHUSETTS INDIAN ASSOCIATION

Write to address below for application. Amount Varies. 

Deadline: See application.

Interested students can obtain an application in writing to 245 Rockland Road, Carlisle, MA 01741 or by phone at (978) 369-1235

P.E.O. PROGRAM FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION (PCE)

The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education is a grant program providing financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and find it necessary to resume studies. Applicants must have a need for financial assistance with their educational expenses to improve their marketable skills. The maximum grant award is $2,000. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs and available funds. This is a one-time award.

Eligibility: A women is eligible to apply for a grant from the P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education if she:

  • is a citizen of the US or Canada;
  • is studying in the US or Canada;
  • has had at least 24 consecutive months as a nonstudent sometime in her adult life;
  • is within 24 consecutive months of completing her educational goal; and
  • is not enrolled in a doctoral degree program

Interested applicants should contact Connie Morrison, Chapter AK Mandan Chair for Program for Continuing Education Scholarship, at [email protected] or Nancy Skaret at (701) 258-4703. Additional information can be found online at peointernational.org.