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

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

Getting You Into IU (GU2IU)

Getting You into IU (GU2IU) is a multi-day recruitment program that brings underrepresented and minority prospective Ph.D. and M.F.A. applicants to Indiana University Bloomington to learn about the programs that are interested in applying and to get a first hand view of the campus and community. The program is open to underrepresented and minority undergraduate seniors and master’s students interested in applying to specific Ph.D. and M.F.A. programs.

IU pays all the costs of the visit, including lodging, transportation, meals, and travel to and from the airport.

The 2014 Getting You into IU program takes place October 12-14, 2014. Apply by the September 5th deadline. You’ll be notified of whether you are accepted by September 19th, and we’ll ask for you to respond with your decision by September 23rd.

To learn more or apply to the program, click here: http://graduate.indian.edu/about/diversity/visit-iu.shtml

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

Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology

Diversity in Life Science Programs (DLSP) at Keystone Symposia has just been advised that it will receive additional funds to support assistant professors and scientists from industry at an equivalent level who wish to attend Keystone Symposia meetings. The particular meetings available to attend are listed below. These are the only meetings available for this particular funding. The award is a reimbursement award, and will cover registration fees, lodging, airfare and ground transit.

The time frame is very tight and I ask for your help in sharing this information with any assistant professor or scientist from industry at equivalent level in life and biomedical sciences. You can forward this message or advise individuals to contact me directly. Please share on your networks right away. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • Applicant must be assistant professor or scientist from industry at equivalent level
  • Applicant must be engaged in laboratory research and have a particular research question which they are working to answer
  • Applicant’s research must be applicable to one of the meetings listed in the lower portion of this message
  • Applicant must be a member of a federally designated underrepresented population (African American, Hispanic American, Native American or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander)
  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States
  • Applicant must be in life or biomedical sciences
  • We ask that the applicant, if awarded, consider mentoring a student in his/her laboratory for a period of one year

Keystone Symposia meetings available to attend using this funding:

The Modes of Action of Vaccine Adjuvants (S1)
Scientific Organizers: Philippa C. Marrack, Steven Reed and Robert A. Seder
October 8—13, 2014
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington, USA
Keystone Symposia S1

Cell Death Signaling in Cancer and the Immune System (S2)
Scientific Organizers: Gustavo Amarante-Mendes, Douglas R. Green and Kim Newton
October 28—November 2, 2014
Casa Grande Hotel, Guaruja, São Paulo, Brazil
Keystone Symposia S2

If you have any questions, please contact Bridget Stacy at bstacy@keystonesymposia.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