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First 10 Native American scholarships:

Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
June 10
1. Applicant must be an American Indian, residing in t he state of North Carolina for the past twelve (12) months. Applicant must provide proof of American Indian ethnic background as defined below: An individual who maintains cultural iden tification as an American Indian through membership in a Native American tribe recognized by the State of North Carolina or the Federal Government. Guidelines set forth by the federal Indian Education Act, Section 453(a); 20 U.S.C. 122h(a) will also be considered. 2. Applicant must be a rising sophomore, junior, or senior with a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale and enrolled as a full-time student for the next semester/quarter in one of the 16 schools of the University of North Carolina system. (Appalachian State University , East Carolina University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville St ate University, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina Sc hool of the Arts, North Carolina State University [at Raleigh], University of Nor th Carolina at Pembroke, University of North Carolina at Asheville, University of North Carolina at C hapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Western Carolina University, and Winston-Salem State University) 3. Applicant must provide proof of financial need. 4. Applicant must indicate leadership abilities and community involvement. 5. Former scholarship recipients may apply annually for continuation of funding. Renewal of the award is not automatic. 6. Former scholarship awardees that re-apply must meet application requirements to be eligible for the scholarship. 7. Only applicants working toward the completion of their first undergraduate degree(s) are eligible for this scholarship. 8. Students transferring from a private, technical, or community college to one of the schools in the U.N.C. System (listed above) are eligible for this scholarship only if they are considered a rising sophomore, junior, or senior by the U.N.C. System school they will attend the following semester or quarter. To verify upcoming attendance at the U.N.C. System school, such transfer students must include a copy of their letter of acceptance from the U.N.C. System school. 9. Awardees will be notified by telephone no later than the last Saturday in July.
Contact:
Triangle Native American Scholarship Fund c/o Alisa Hunt-Lowery, Scholarship Co-chair 1555 Guy Road Clayton, NC 27520 https://trianglenative.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 15
Be enrolled with his or her respective Tribe, either federally recognized or non-federally recognized Tribe, from the continental US or Alaska. Submit a copy of Tribal enrollment (there is no minimum blood quantum requirement for eligibility). This can be a copy of the student's Tribal I.D. card or a copy of an official letter from the Tribe. The student must be directly recognized as a citizen or member of his or her Tribal Nation. Be enrolled as full-time student. %u200BHave a minimum 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA. Submit a current class schedule and transcript. Attend an accredited institution seeking an Associate's Degree or higher (the Association does not fund certificate programs or seminaries). Provide essays described in the application that show the student's connection to their Tribal Nation and Indian Country.
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 15th
Be an enrolled tribal member. Plan to work with a tribe or nation in the field of Education or Social Service. Career goals should involve working with Native Americans. Be accepted in, or already attend an accredited college or university, enrolled in an undergraduate program and preferably entering or in his/her Junior year. Maintain a 3.0 average and carry at least 10 quarter hours or 8 semester hours. This allows for a work/study program and is required for consideration.
Amount:
$10000 paid 2L Summer Associate Position
Awards:
3
Deadline:
June 16th
Baker, Donelson, Barman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC will award three (3) scholarships to diverse law students this year. Each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid during the student's third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses. Additionally, recipients will be awarded a salaried 2L Summer Associate position.
Amount:
$7000/year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 25 %u2013 Fall/Academic Year November 25 %u2013 Winter/Spring Term
Chief Manuelito Scholarship was established in 1980 to provide scholarships to high achieving Navajo high school graduates. The scholarships are awarded based on ACT/SAT test scores and final high school grade point average (GPA). Students receive $7,000 annually to cover direct educational expenses associated with attending a post-secondary institution. High School graduates must meet the following two (2) criteria for eligibility: 1. High School graduates with a minimum ACT (SAT scores will be converted) composite score and a minimum GPA are compared: 1. A high school graduate with below 3.0 GPA in not eligible or a ACT score below 21 2. A high school graduate with 3.0 GPA must have 29 ACT score 3.1 GPA must have 28 ACT score 3.2 GPA must have 27 ACT score 3.3 GPA must have 26 ACT score 3.4 GPA must have 25 ACT score 3.5 GPA must have 24 ACT score 3.6 GPA must have 23 ACT score 3.7 GPA must have 22 ACT score 3.8 GPA must have 21 ACT score 2. Completion of required Navajo Language & Navajo Government courses prior to high school graduation date. 1. Navajo Language course must equal 1 unit high school credit or 1 college credit 2. Navajo Government course must equal 0.5 unit high school credit or 1 college credit Undergraduate students must meet the following criteria: 1. Full-Time student with: 1. Completed 24 semester credit hours (or equivalent trimester or quarter credit hours) 2. Cumulative GPA 3.0 or better
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 25
The Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance serves eligible Navajo people and provides students the opportunity to achieve their educational goals. This opportunity is provided as a privilege with the intent that recipients, upon graduation, will return to the Navajo Nation to apply their learning to benefit the continuing development of the Navajo Nation.
Contact:
P.O. Box 1870 Window Rock, AZ 86515 Phone: ( 928) 871-7444 Fax: (928) 871-7410 www.onnsfa.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 30
Balancing parenthood with your education and/or career can be overwhelming. Quality First Navajo Nation Scholarship Program was designed for families who are permanent residents of the Navajo Nation but are temporarily living in other parts of the state while they attend college. These scholarships are awarded directly to the families and do transfer with the child. Eligibility Criteria: Attend a post-secondary institution at least part time (6 credits minimum per semester) Must be a permanent resident of the Navajo Nation (living off tribal lands to attend school) Have a household income at or below 200% of the current year's federal poverty level Have a child or children (the maximum number of scholarships available to any family is two) between the ages of birth and age 5 not yet in kindergarten.
Contact:
Please download the Navajo Nation Off-Reservation Family Application or call Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) at 1-866-973-0012 to have the forms e-mailed to you. After completing these forms fax or email them to Valley of the Sun United Way at (602) 240-6326 or regionalscholarships@vsuw.org. Once VSUW receives and reviews your application you will be contacted with a decision. www.azftfscholarships.org/scholarship-types/
Amount:
$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 1 (Fall), November 1 (Spring)
Be a resident of the State of Florida. Be a member of one of the following racial groups: African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native. Be newly admitted into a teacher education program at any of FFMT's participating universities/colleges. Be a junior and have not earned a baccalaureate degree in Education. Have earned 60 credit hours or an AA degree. Have not exceeded 18 hours of upper division education courses at the time of application.
Contact:
FFMT G 415 Norman HallPO Box 117045 Gainesville Florida 32611E-mail: info@ffmt.org Fax: (352) 846-3011 www.ffmt.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 31
The Capture the Dream Scholarship Fund is available to single parents and minority students in The San Francisco Bay Area, California. The Single Parent Scholarship - $1,000 per recipient Low-income*, single parents who are San Francisco Bay Area residents and will be enrolled full or part-time at an accredited, not-for-profit 2- or 4-year institution in Fall are eligible to apply. This scholarship may only be applied toward undergraduate level studies. The George Geng On Lee Minorities in Leadership Scholarship - $1,000 per recipient Low-income, minority students who are San Francisco Bay Area residents and will be enrolled full time at an accredited, not-for-profit 4-year institution in Fall are eligible to apply. This scholarship may only be applied toward undergraduate level studies.
Contact:
Capture the Dream, Inc. Attn: Scholarship Chair 484 Lake Park Ave #15 Oakland, CA 94610 Website: www.capturethedream.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 1st, January 15th
This scholarship program is established for the further educational advancement of Native American students with priority to those of Lakota, Dakota, Nakota heritage. Students must be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior to be eligible and must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours. Scholarships are for any approved course of study at an accredited college, university or vocational school. Recipients must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA to remain eligible, and be enrolled full time each semester. Scholarships will be limited to funding availability. DIF does not fund summer semesters.
Contact:
Dakota Indian Foundation 209 N Main St PO Box 340 Chamberlain, SD 57325-0340 Telephone: (605) 234-5472 Fax: (605) 234-5858 https://www.dakotaindianfoundation.net/copy-of-grants