American Indian Graduate Center has provided and administered scholarships to Native students in the U.S. since 1969.

AIGC Scholar, Cole Walker

Cherokee Nation

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Student Resources

  • Application Assistance –American Indian Graduate Center offers assistance with the completion of our scholarship applications. In addition, also offer helpful tips for college applications.
  • Financial Aid Assistance – American Indian Graduate Center assists students with common FAFSA questions and serves as a resource for those who are having difficulty completing their FAFSA application.
  • Academic Empowerment – American Indian Graduate Center facilitates programming that assists students who are having academic and personal difficulty. Through referrals, students obtain a personal plan for success and resources on campus to help them better navigate higher education.

AIGCS Scholar, Mattea May Grant

Fort Belknap Indian Community

Student Web Resource

American Indian Graduate Center regularly distributes resources regarding opportunities to funded students. Examples of resources distributed include internships, job opportunities, additional training opportunities, additional scholarships, webcasts, webinars and more!

American Indian Graduate Center & AIGCS Graduation Stole Request

Congratulations on your graduation!

We would like to celebrate this momentous occasion with you by providing you with a Native honor stole to accompany your graduation cap and gown. Please share the joy of your accomplishment by sending us a graduation announcement or pictures of your graduation.

Congratulations once again! We are proud of you and your success!

College Readiness Program

American Indian Graduate Center is pleased to invite you and your high school students to check out our College Readiness Programs. These virtual sessions are for American Indian and Alaska Native high school students, parents, guardians and educators to learn about college preparation, scholarships and financial literacy. 

Each College Readiness Program is offered in conjunction with colleges and local communities and features higher education professionals who will share top strategies for successful scholarship applications, how to write a winning college essay, financial literacy and so much more. Thanks to the support of our partner Wells Fargo, these online resources are free and available to all Native students who are interested in pursuing higher education. 

Benefits include: 

    • Gain valuable information on how to be a successful college applicant, transitioning from high school to college and accessing college scholarships
    • Learn from higher education professionals who will share strategies and best practices to build a successful scholarship application
    • Get advice from American Indian Graduate Center Scholars and Alumni
    • Enter a raffle for a chance to win a free laptop!

For more information, contact our Scholarship Operations Team.


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External Internship, Career and Funding Opportunities

American Indian Graduate Center and AIGCS are happy to offer additional information to our students and their families about other scholarships, internships and employment opportunities of which we are aware. These resources may take you away from the American Indian Graduate Center website to the linked information.