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 Education Foundation

Undergraduate Scholarship Amount: $2,000 for the full year
Requirements:

  • Native American or Alaska Native descent
  • Attending an accredited 2 year college
  • Full-time, undergraduate studies only
  • Application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of admission
  • Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB) and a photo

For more information about the undergraduate scholarship please visit: http://www.nrcprograms.org/site/PageServer?pagename=aief_scholarshipapplication

For more information about the graduate scholarship information please visit: http://www.nrcprograms.org/site/PageServer pagename=aief_grad_scholarshipapplication

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

AT&T Native American Political Leadership Program at The George Washington University — FULL SCHOLARSHIP

The Native American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP) is a FULL SCHOLARSHIP program for Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians. NAPLP brings students from all over the country together to study at The George Washington University’s Semester in Washington Politics Program in Washington, DC in the spring semester each year. Students learn how public policy decisions are made, how power is wielded, how government is run, and how those processes are influenced. The program includes a minimum of six credit hours of college-level coursework in applied politics, hands-on professional internships, guidance and assistance from personal mentors, and interaction with Washington’s political and policy decision-makers and leaders in the Native American political community. Scholarship include tuition for six academic credits, on-campus housing, transportation to and from Washington, books, and other incidental expenses. Spring term begins in January and runs into early May.

For more information please contact our office at:
NAPLP, The George Washington University
1922 F Street, NW, Suite 401
Washington, DC 20052
1-202-994-3284
naplp@gwu.edu

To apply please visit: http://www.naplp.gwu.edu

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

Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships in American Indian Studies

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks as many as two Postdoctoral Fellows for the 2015-2016 academic year. This fellowship program provides a stipend, a close working association with AIS faculty, and assistance in furthering the fellow’s development as a productive scholar. Applicants should have an ongoing research project that promises to make a notable contribution to American Indian and Indigenous Studies. While fellows will concentrate on their research, they may choose to teach one course in American Indian Studies. Furthermore, fellows are expected to participate in the intellectual community of the American Indian Studies Program. Positions may be renewable for a second year.

Stipend and Benefits: The Fellowship stipend for the 2015-2016 academic year is $42,000, including health benefits. An additional $5,000 will be provided for the fellow’s research, travel, and related expenses.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements by August 15, 2015. Preference will be given to those applicants who have finished their degrees in the past five years. The one-year fellowship appointment period is from August 16, 2015, to August 15, 2016.

To Apply: Go to http://go.illinois.edu/AISPostDocFellowshipRegistration and upload your application materials:

Candidates should address a letter of application to Robert Warrior, Director of American Indian Studies, providing a thorough description of the research project to be undertaken during the fellowship year, a curriculum vitae, two samples of their scholarly writing, and two letters of recommendation.

Applications received by January 16, 2015 will receive full consideration. The review process will continue until the fellowships are filled. For further information, contact Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert, Chair, Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Committee, American Indian Studies: tewa@illinois.edu, Phone: (217) 265-9870, or visit the Program’s website at http://www.ais.illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Education Corner — Education that Matters

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Ellis Injury Law Diversity Scholarship Award

Ellis Law Corporation is happy to announce its first scholarship award in favor of students who wish to attain a degree in law. Legal education in this country has never been more competitive or more costly, and it is our goal to help interested candidates realize their potential. Part of this initiative is the promotion of diversity within our law schools and ultimately, our profession.

The Ellis Injury Law Diversity Scholarship Award is for $3,000 available to both undergraduate and law school students who are either members of an ethnic/racial minority OR have shown a strong commitment to diversity issues throughout their education.

Please read on for a more thorough review of eligibility requirements and application procedures.

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for the scholarship award, candidates must be EITHER:

  • A member of an ethnic/racial minority OR
  • An individual who has made a demonstrative commitment to diversity issues within his or her school and/or community

ALL candidates must be accepted at, or attending a 4-year college program with the intention of pursuing a legal degree; OR accepted at, or attending an ABA-accredited law school within the United States.

All candidates will also be required to submit a copy of their most current transcript reflecting a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Application Process

Candidates must submit a 1500-2000 word essay with respect to recent Supreme Court decisions on affirmative action, including answers to the following questions:

  1. What are your feelings regarding the recent Supreme Court ban on affirmative action in college admissions?
  2. In your opinion, is affirmative action necessary to promoting diversity within our colleges and universities, and if so, why?
  3. Are there any alternatives to affirmative action in schools’ efforts to maintain a diverse student body?

Additional Requirements

The following additional requirements are necessary for all applicants:

  • Only emailed submissions will be considered.
  • Only Word or PDF attachments will be opened.
  • Candidates must include their full name, physical address, email address, and phone number among their application materials.
  • Proof of attendance or acceptance at an accredited school as outlined above.
  • Proof of a minimum 3.0 GPA from the school you currently attend or most recently attended (copy of official transcript is sufficient).

Scholarship Award: $3,000

  • The Diversity Scholarship will be awarded to 3 students. Each student will receive $ 1,000 to be used toward tuition, books or housing at an accredited US undergraduate college program or law school.

Application Deadline

  • All applications must be received by email on or before December 31, 2014.
  • Winners will be announced within 30 business of the application deadline.

Application Submission

Privacy Policy

All applicants agree that by submitting an application:  Ellis injury Law may post essays and any images provided by the applicants on all affiliated firm websites and/or social media platforms.

Questions:

Please submit any questions to: scholarships@alelaw.com
Or visit our website at: http://ellisinjurylaw.com/scholarships/

HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program

The HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program is a scholarship of up to $15,000 per year. Selected students may receive up to $15,000 for two academic years for a possible total award of $30,000. In addition, scholars will be offered the opportunity to participate in a possible paid 8-10 week summer internship at various Marathon Oil Corporation locations. Scholars will also be paired with a Marathon Oil Corporation employee who will serve as a professional mentor.

For more information visit: www.hsf.net/marathon.aspx

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

Mawista Scholarship for Students Studying Abroad with a Child

We are looking for students who won’t give up and who would like to finish their study even with double stress (study and child) because this is very important to us. If you think, that you are the one, send your application now!
International students with a child who are going to manage their studies here in Germany also have the possibility to apply for the scholarship.

The scholarship:
The winner of the scholarship will receive a monthly scholarship of 500 Euro during a 12-month period. That way, you will have more time to take care of your child. 

How to apply:
You can easily apply by sending us the attached application form and a short curriculum vitae to the following e-mail address: info@mawista.com. For more information: http://www.mawista.com/en/scholarship/

Selection process:

  • Interested parties have the possibility to apply online until 15.01.2015
  • Our jury will select five finalists until 30.01.2015.
  • A winner of the five selected finalists will be chosen through public vote starting from 01.02.2015 until 15.02.2015.

MAWISTA will offer scholarships every year!

Miami University – Project Dragonfly’s Global Field Master’s Program

Project Dragonfly, at Miami University, promotes inquiry-driven reform, reaching millions of people worldwide through learning media, exhibits and education programs.

Earth Expeditions graduate courses and the Global Field Program (GFP) master’s degree bring together graduate students, scientists, educators and community leaders at critical conservation sites worldwide.

Applications are now being accepted for 2015 field courses and the Global Field Master’s Program, which offers groundbreaking courses in 13 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas.

For more information on Earth Expeditions, please click here and for more information on the Global Field Program, please click here.