AIGC offers this list as a courtesy to our peer organizations and students. All information regarding each of the following scholarships is submitted by each program.

Please contact each of the following organizations directly with any questions or concerns.

To post a scholarship on this page, please email web@aigcs.org.



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Actuarial Foundation Diversity Scholarship

The Actuarial foundation offers a scholarship for Black/African American, Hispanic and Native American Indian students recognizing and encouraging academic achievements by awarding scholarships to full time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree that may lead to a career in the actuarial profession. The guidelines and application can be downloaded at: Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

For additional information contact The Actuarial Foundation at: scholarships@actfnd.org

Website: www.actuarialfoundation.org

American Chemistry Society Scholars Program

Eligibility: Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian; be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident; be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college; be a graduating high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology; be planning a career in the chemical sciences; demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science; demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S., GPA: 3.0 or higher.

For more information please visit: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards.html

American Indian College Fund (Tribal College Scholarship)

Tribal College General Scholarship Program:
The tribal colleges and universities, not the American Indian College Fund, determine student eligibility and award the scholarships. If you are a tribal college student or high school senior interested in applying for this program, please go to the website and proceed to log on and start a new General Fund Scholarship Application.

Website: http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/tribal_college_general_scholarships

American Indian Research and Development, Inc. (AIRD)

Fully Funded Graduate School Opportunity for American Indians and Alaska Natives
Earn a Master of Education Degree in One Year

AIRD is seeking qualified American Indian and Alaska Native applicants for its School Administrator Training Program (SATP). The SATP is a master’s degree program in which selected participants study at the Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, for one calendar year and earn a Master of Education degree and qualify to test for certification as a School Administrator.

Contact:
Stuart A. Tonemah, Director
2233 W. Lindsey, Suite 118
Norman, OK 73069
(405) 364-0656
(405) 364-5464
email: airdsat@ionet.net

American Indian Services

AIS makes educational opportunities possible for qualifying Native American students who otherwise could not afford it. We provide more than 2300 scholarships annually. Students qualify for participation based on academic merit as well as financial need. The Result: Native American graduates who will lead their tribal communities into a hopeful future.

For more information please visit: www.americanindianservices.org

American Nuclear Society

U.S. and non-U.S. applicants must be ANS student members enrolled in and attending an accredited institution in the United States. Student must be enrolled in a course of study relating to a degree in nuclear science or nuclear engineering in a U.S. institution.

Applications are available for downloading from the ANS website at: www.ans.org

Annie D. Wauneka Scholarship Program

Annie D. Wauneka Scholarships are awarded to Navajo students who are denied educational funding through the Navajo Nation’s Department of High Education. Priority is given to higher level classmen enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college or university. The maximum award is $1,000.00.

Navajo Education and Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 3209
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: (928) 871-3386
Toll-Free: 1-800-398-2461

Scholarship Application and Guidelines
Applicant must:

  • Must be an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation
  • Full time
  • 2.0 CGPA or better
  • Financial need
  • Must have been denied for the Navajo Nation Scholarship

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Scholarships

Opportunity for scholarships for Native American high school seniors, GED recipients, and incoming college freshman. Boys & Girls Club of Tahlequah provides services to over 1000 area youth, with over 56% of those being served Native American.

Contact:
Gina Mankiller-Olaya
Chief Professional Officer
Boys & Girls Club of Tahlequah
P.O. Box 1967
Tahlequah, OK 74465 (918) 456-6888 – Phone
(918) 458-1560 – Fax
E-mail: bgclub@intellex.com

Catching the Dream

We provide scholarship assistance for students who demonstrate academic achievement, clearly defined goals, leadership, the determination to succeed, and the desire to return to their communities and help others to realize their dreams.

For more information please visit: www.catchingthedream.org

Education Corner — Education that Matters

This page provides a comprehensive directory of many tens of thousands of the best scholarships, grants and fellowships sponsored by educational institutions, non-profit organizations, foundations and interest groups throughout the nation. Unlike for profit scholarship websites, that have a tendency to feature paid scholarship opportunities that bring them money, our editor compiled directory provides current, relevant and ultimately useful scholarship information.

http://www.educationcorner.com/financial-aid-scholarships.html

Institute for American Indian Education Scholarship

IAIE Scholarship Applicant Eligibility:

  • Demonstrate academic achievement, maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Be an undergraduate (junior or senior) or post bachelor/graduate student seeking: teaching license or administrative licensure
  • Be enrolled as a full time student in the UNM College of Education
  • Be a permanent resident of New Mexico and enrolled tribal member
  • Must be committed in teaching New Mexico Native American students after graduation

For more information contact:

Institute for American Indian Education ~ (505) 277-7781
Kathryn Manuelito, PhD IAIE Program Coordinator – Email: Kathryn Manuelito
Geneva Becenti, M.Ed IAIE Program Manager – Email: Geneva Becenti

Jeannette Rankin Foundation

The Jeannette Rankin Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for, and awarding grants to, low-income women, age 35 and older. Each grant recipient has a vision of how a college education will benefit herself, her family, and her community. Most recipients are in truly meager financial circumstances and may have other hardships or disabilities.

http://www.rankinfoundation.org

Morris K. Udall Foundation

Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship: The Udall Foundation awards scholarships of up to $5,000 to Native American and Alaska Native college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to careers related to tribal public policy or health care.

Tribal policy includes fields related to tribal sovereignty, tribal governance, tribal law, Native American education, Native American justice, natural resource management, cultural preservation and revitalization, Native American economic development, and other areas affecting Native American communities. Native American health care includes health care administration, social work, medicine, and research into health conditions affecting Native American communities.

The Foundation also awards scholarships to Native and non-Native college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to pursuing careers related to the environment.

Up to 80 scholarships are awarded annually. The Foundation will also award up to 50 Honorable Mentions of $350.

For more information, visit http://www.udall.gov

NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship

The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers scientists and engineers unique opportunities to conduct research in Earth science, heliophysics, astrophysics, planetary science, astrobiology, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and operations, and space technology.

U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents, and foreign nationals eligible for J-1 status as a Research Scholar may apply.  Stipends start at $53,500 per year, with supplements for high cost-of-living areas and certain academic specialties. Financial assistance is available for relocation and health insurance, and $8,000 per year is provided for professional travel.

Application Deadlines: Three each year — March 1, July 1, and November 1.
Apply at http://nasa.orau.org/postdoc

Presidential Scholarship and Educational Initiative for Community College Students

Inspired by a series of conversations with Chancellor Cheryl Hyman (IIT, CS 1996) of the City Colleges of Chicago and the presidents of the City Colleges of Chicago, in 2010 Illinois Institute of Technology announced a major new scholarship and educational outreach initiative — the Presidential Scholarship. Through this initiative, IIT is determined to substantially redefine the pipeline initiatives within the fields of science and psychology, technology, engineering, and mathematics, as well as business and architecture — hereafter referred to as STEM+ fields — and to significantly engage students at every level throughout the educational community from K-12 through the community colleges to four-year institutions. Collaborating institutions and organizations are committed to serve as a catalyst to support students toward their goals to conduct undergraduate research and earn advanced professional and academic degrees in STEM+ fields.

For more information please visit: http://www.iit.edu/undergrad_admission/apply/presidential_scholarships.shtml

QuestBridge

QuestBridge is a non-profit program that links bright, motivated low-income students with educational and scholarship opportunities at some of the nation’s best colleges. QuestBridge is the provider of the National College Match Program and the College Prep Scholarship.

http://www.questbridge.org/