NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Below is a list of scholarships centered around Native American students.  Please visit the scholarship's website or contact your N.I.C.E. teacher for more information regarding any scholarships listed here. They will also be able to help you find scholarships based on your tribe or intended field of study that may not be listed.  Any other questions regarding this list or other scholarships can be directed to Jackie Jones at 402-898-9145 x1002.

 

NATIVE AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship Name

Scholarship Web

Criteria

Deadline

 American Association of Blacks in Energy

https://www.aabe.org/node/1403

For minority students wishing to
major in business, mathematics,
engineering or the sciences.

March

 American Indian College Fund

https://www.collegefund.org

 A scholarship opportunity for Native American students.

May

 American Indian Education Foundation

https://www.archfoundation.org

Student wishing to enroll in an
architecture program that have
financial need.

December

 American Indian Graduate Center

https://www.aigc.com

Tribal members who are interested in
attending a 4-year college and
working towards a professional,
teaching, business, social services
or technology degree. 

April

 American Meteorological Society

https://www.ametsoc.org

Scholarship opportunity for Native Americans who wish to major in meteorology or another  related field.

February

 American Physical Society

https://www.aps.org

 Students who are dedicated to
majoring in physics.

February

 Bill Dickey Scholarship Association

https://www.ffa.org

Native American students who are involved in  FFA and wish to major in agriculture.

February

 Bureau of Indian Affairs

https://www.bia.gov

grants for tribally enrolled students who
wish to seek further education.

June

 Ladies Professional Golf Association

https://www.lpgafoundation.org

Scholarship for female golfers who plan on playing in college.

May

 Michael J. Berkeley Foundation

https://www.mikebfoundation.org/scholarships.html

A scholarship for minorities who are involved
in golf.

April

National Association of Multi-cultural
Engineering Program Advocates, Inc.

https://www.namepa.org/awards.html

Engineering scholarship for minority students.

May

National Native American Law Enforcement
Association

https://www.nnalea.org

Native American students who wish to study for a career in law enforcement

November

National Society of Professional Engineers

https://www.nspe.org

A scholarship for minorities wishing to
major in engineering at an approved college.

February

 Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

https://www.poncatribe-ne.org

Members of the Nebraska Ponca tribe who
wish to attend a university or tribal college are eligible.

August

 Private Colleges and Universities, Inc.

https://www.privatecolleges.com

Scholarships for minority students who wish  to attend a private college.

March

American Indian College Fund

https://www.collegefund.org

Native American FFA members that look to major in engineering, welding or machinery.

February

American Indian College Fund

https://www.collegefund.org

For students who wish to attend a Tribal
University and major in hospitality management.

May

American Indian College Fund

https://www.collegefund.org

Scholarship opportunities for students who wish to work for their tribe after graduation.

May

American Indian Community College Scholarship

Minority Educational Foundation of the United States of America. Students planning on attending a community college full-time.

April

American Institute of Chemical Engineers

https://www.aiche.org

Scholarship for minorities who are interested
in chemical engineering.

May

Appraisal Institute

https://www.appraisalinstitute.org

Minorities interested in a career in
real estate.

April

Association for Women Geoscientists

https://www.indian-affairs.org

Women who wish to work towards a
degree in the field of geoscience.

June

Association of American Indian Affairs, Inc.

https://www.indian-affairs.org

students wishing to attend school
full-time to receive an undergraduate degree.

June

Bill and Linda Gates Millenium Foundation

https://www.gmsp.org

A full-ride scholarship for minority students who wish to major in computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science.

January

Catching the Dream

https://www.catchingthedream.org/Scholarship.htm

Native American students who are interested in majoring in mathematics, engineering,  science, business administration, education
or computer science.

April

Catching the Dream

https://www.catchingthedream.org/Scholarship.htm

Students wishing to study for a career in
economic development for their tribe.

April

Central Intelligence Agency

https://www.cia.gov

   A work experience and scholarship program  for Native Americans looking to work for the CIA.

October

Chips Quinn Freedom Forum

https://www.chipsquinn.org

For students with experience in their
school newspaper and wish to major in
 journalism or photography.

October

CITI American Indian College Fund

https://www.collegefund.org

Scholarship presented to students who wish to attend a Tribal College in South Dakota.

May

Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship

https://www.collegefund.org

Native American student who wishes to attend a Tribal College or University and is the first in their family to attend college.

May

ConAgra National FFA Organization

https://www.ffa.org

 For FFA minority members who plan to major in agronomy and crop science, agricultural communications, farm and ranch management, economics, finance, sales and marketing, engineering, or food and science technology.

February

Council Native American Heritage Union Pacific

 A $500 or $1,000 award to assist Native
American students in defraying the cost of higher education.  Recipients are chosen on the basis of scholastic ability, leadership, and need.  Personal or family financial situations can be a factor in consideration of eligibility and in awarding the scholarship.

February

Daniel Kovach Scholarship Foundation

https://www.collegesholarships.org

A scholarship opportunity for minorities that does not have career specifications.

November

Design Automation Conference

https://www.doc.union.edu/acsee.html

 A minority scholarship for those wishing
to pursue engineering.

January

Eaton Corporation Multicultural Scholarships

https://www.eaton.com

Scholarship for students who wish to major in information technology, engineering, supplier resource management or accounting.

December

Edward Davis Education Foundation

https://www.latinosonwheels.com/edef_foundation.php

 A minority scholarship for those interested  in the automotive industry.

July

Ellen Masin Persina National Press Club

https://www.press.org/activities/aboutscholarship.cfm

A journalism scholarship for students have been involved in journalism.

February

Ford Motor Minority Dealers Association

https://www.fmmda.org

A scholarship opportunity for minorities
from single-parent families.

November

General Motors Minority Dealers Association

https://www.gmmda.org

An open scholarship opportunity for minorities.

November

George Genge Capture the Dream, Inc.

https://www.capturethedream.com

A scholarship designed for minorities who have taken leadership roles

July

Indian Health Service

https://www.ihs.gov

A full-ride scholarship for students who wish to major in a health related pre-professional field.

April

Indigenous Early Intervention Alliance

https://www.indigenous-early-intervention.com

 This scholarship is for Native students who wish to return and serve their tribe after graduating college.

August

Jackie Robinson Foundation

https://www.jackierobinson.org

An open scholarship for minority students.

March

National Action Council for Minorities in
Engineering

https://www.nacme.org

A scholarship opportunity for minorities
who wish to major in engineering.

Unknown

National FFA Organization

https://www.ffa.org

Native American FFA students who are
interested in majoring in agriculture.

February

Native Vision

https://www.nativevision.org

Scholarships for students willing to participate
 in summer sports camps

May

Professional Golfers' Association of America

https://www.pgafoundation.com/scholarships.cfm

Minority students who wish to study for a career as a golf professional at a designated school (UNL).

Unknown

Society of American Archeology

https://www.ecommerce.saa.org

Native Americans interested in archeology.

December

South Dakota Department of Education

https://www.doe.sd.gov/scholarships/hagen

Scholarships for Native students whose
reservation is in South Dakota and plan on attending college in South Dakota.

April

South Dakota Newspaper Association

https://www.sdna.com

Native American students who are interested in a career in journalism

March

Time Warner Tribal Scholars Program

https://www.collegefund.org

Native Americans who wish to attend a Tribal College or University.

May

Truman Picard Intertribal Timber Council

https://www.itcnet.org/about_us/scholarships.html

 For Native Americans who plan on majoring in natural resources.

January

United Methodist Church

https://www.gbod.org/youngpeople/grants/grants.htm

For minorities who are members of the
United Methodist Church and wish to have a religious career.

May

United Methodist Communications

https://www.crt.umc.org/interior.asp

Minority students who are United Methodist and wish to major in religious communications.

March

United States Tennis Association

https://www.usta.com

This scholarship is open to minorities
who have been active in a community tennis program.

February

Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska

https://www.collegefund.org

A scholarship for a Native student who is the school's valedictorian or salutatorian and plans  to attend a Tribal College or University.

May

Wisdom of the People" Distinguished Scholar Award

https://www.collegefund.org

A scholarship for Native students who are single parents and plan to attend a Tribal College or University.

May


Contact

Echohawk Lefthand

Native Indian Centered Education Program Director
Omaha Public Schools
echohawk.lefthand@ops.org
P: 531-299-9295
C: 970-570-5971