Scholarships

Navajo Nation Scholarship

All applicants must be officially and fully admitted to a post-secondary institution accredited by one of six regional accrediting associations as recognized by the Navajo Nation. Applications for this scholarship are available in at the Native American Affairs office.

Criteria:

  • Application
  • Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB)
  • Transcript
  • Letter of Admission
  • Financial need analysis (FNA)
  • Graduation/Degree Check list

Deadlines:

  • Academic Year (Fall/Winter/Spring)
    • Application and CIB are due June 25
    • Letter of Admission (Enrollment Verification), FNA are due June 25
  • Winter/ Spring Term only:
    • Application and CIB are due Nov. 25
    • Letter of Admission (Enrollment Verification), FNA are due Nov. 25
  • Summer Term:
    • Application and CIB are due April. 25
    • Letter of Admission (Enrollment Verification), FNA are due April 25

Catching the Dream – The Native American Leadership Education program (NALE)

Requirements:

  • 1/4 or more degree American Indian
  • Attending of planning on attending a college or university within the U.S. on a full-time basis.
  • Students applying to any of these three programs are required to apply for all other sources of funds.

Deadline:

Zuni Higher Education Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Enrolled member of the Zuni tribe and have 2.0 GPA

Deadline:

  • Spring Semester
    • Due Oct. 30
  • Summer Semester
    • Due April 30
  • Fall Semester
    • Due June 30
  • Website: www.ashiwi.org/

American Indian Services

Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a university, college, junior college or technical school.
  • One-Quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian Blood.
  • Undergraduate student with no more than 150 semester credits or 210 quarter credits.
  • Full-time or part-time status- excluding non-credit courses.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25
  • Website: www.americanindianservices.org/studnets.html

American Indian Education Foundation

Requirements:

  • Native American or Alaska Native descent (student or one parent must be enrolled and have documentation)
  • Attending an accredited 2 or 4 year college/university or technical/vocational school
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student
  • GPA between 2.0 – 3.4 is desirable (but ALL current or future undergraduate college students are encouraged to apply)
  • An ACT score of 14 or above id desirable
  • Scholarships are available for undergraduate studies only – online colleges are not applicable
  • Scholarship can only be used for tuition and books
  • Website: www.aiefprograms.org

Navajo Generating Station Navajo Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be enrolled members of the Navajo Nation who will be full-time students at an accredited college or university.
  • Priority will be given to the math, engineering and environmental studies.
  • Recipients must be a junior in college during the time the scholarship is used and must have, and maintain, a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Phone (928) 645-6539
  • E-mail: Linda.Dawavendewa@srpnet.com


Please for more information contact the Native American Affairs Office.