Additional Scholarship Updates for 2024

Apr 16, 2024 | Blog, Inside the College Fund, Student Success

Our Scholarships Update is a monthly round up of scholarship opportunities that may be of interest to Native students. The newsletter includes resources from partner organizations along with information on the College Fund’s scholarship programming. The Scholarships Update is published the last Tuesday of every month, and you can subscribe by visiting
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Bob Miller Memorial Scholarship

Students that have participated in Intertribal Agriculture Council’s (IAC) Youth activities are eligible to apply for the Bob Miller Memorial Scholarship. Learn more about the qualifications here! DEADLINE to apply is March 29th.

Cobell Scholarship

The 2024/2025, Undergraduate and Graduate Cobell Scholarship Program applications are currently open! DEADLINE to apply is March 31st. Learn more HERE and apply today!

Puksta Scholarship

The final Puksta scholarship for Metropolitan State University of Denver is still open for applications. DEADLINE is March 31st, learn more and apply here!

Continental Divide Electric Education Foundation

These scholarships are awarded to traditional and non-traditional college students who choose to attend school in New Mexico. DEADLINE to apply is March 31st. Learn more here!

American Indian Education Fund

The American Indian Education Fund offers scholarships, literacy programs and school supplies to help end the cycle of poverty. Scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students. Apply today! Application deadline is April 4th.

Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges

The Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges offers many scholarship opportunities for students attending or planning to attend any of the 13 Colorado Community College System colleges each academic year. Learn more here! Application deadline is April 15th.

Colorado Council of Professional Archaeologists

The CCPA offers a competitive scholarship to one native student who is enrolled in an accredited anthropology program through a university of college. Learn more about this scholarship here! Application deadline is April 25th.

AIANTA Tourism & Hospitality Scholarship

This scholarship provides American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students with financial assistance towards a degree or certificate in hospitality, tourism, recreation, culinary arts or related fields. Deadline to apply is April 26th. Learn more here!

NTUA Scholarship

The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Scholarship is available to high school and current college students seeking a degree in a multi-service utility industry. More information and eligibility criteria can be found here! Application deadline is April 26th.


The Okhíčhaŋye scholarship from Akiptan seeks to provide for Native high school seniors seeking a career path in the Native agriculture industry. Applications closes April 30th. Learn more and apply here!

2024 NativeVision Scholarship with John Hopkins Center for Indigenous Health

NativeVision awards four $5,000 college scholarships annually to outstanding Native American youth entering their first year of college with a commitment to education, athletics, and leadership. Deadline to apply is May 17th. Apply here!

Education Forward Arizona

This scholarship is for full time Arizona Native students at an accredited community college, tribal college, four-year university or trade school. Learn more about eligibility requirements and apply here! Application deadline is June 1st.

Muscogee (Creek) Nation Scholarship Foundation

The Muscogee Creek Nation Scholarship Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to members of the Muscogee (Creek) nation. You can find a list of those scholarships and their requirements here! Application deadline is June 17th.

Office of Navajo Nation Scholarships & Financial Assistance

The 2024-2025 Academic Year applications are open! Some eligibility requirements apply and the deadline to apply is June 25th. Learn more about these scholarships here!

Nihar Gala Award for Student Athletes

The Nihar Gala Award for Student Athletes aims to recognize and support those student athletes who embody the values of determination, dedication, and excellence both on and off the field with $1,000 in scholarship funds. Deadline to apply is July 15th. Apply today!

Dr. Wes Heroman Scholarship for Healthcare Students

Seeking individuals who showcase a passion for healthcare, commitment to excellence and a vision for positive change. Learn more and apply TODAY! Deadline to apply is September 15th.

Dr. Paul Carey Scholarship for Medical Students

The Dr. Paul Carey Scholarship is designed to award, recognize and support medical students who are committed to making a positive impact in their community. Learn more and apply here! Deadline to apply is December 15th.

Catching the Dream

Catching The Dream scholarships range from $500 to $5,000 per year in scholarship funds, based on merit. Read more about this scholarship opportunity HERE!

Native Forward Opportunities

Undergraduate and graduate scholarship opportunities are available to Native students from the Native Forward Scholars Fund. CLICK HERE to apply!

AISES Opportunities

Applications are now open for a number of science and engineering scholarships through AISES. Learn more HERE!

South Dakota Scholarships

$7,500 is available over four years to qualifying students who attend an eligible South Dakota school. Learn more HERE!

Indian Health Services Scholars

IHS offers financial aid to educate and train health professionals to staff Indian health programs. Apply HERE

Do Something Scholarships

Every month, Do Something offers scholarships to students 13-25 for community service. Check out what’s available and apply today!

National Medical Fellowships Scholarships and Awards

This organization is dedicated to providing scholarships and support to medical and health professions students. Checkout what’s available and learn more HERE!

Dept. of Energy Scholarships

Explore career possibilities with the nation’s leading sponsor for scientific research. $600 weekly student stipends.
Learn more and apply HERE!

Higher Education Grants, Scholarships and Incentives

A wide variety of higher education resources for Chickasaw college students each semester. Learn more and apply today!

Seventh Generations Scholarship Fund

The scholarship is open to full‐time and part‐time Native students who are pursuing a higher education and NAHC employees who have been employed at the agency for at least one (1) year. Find out more here!

Dan Begay Foundation for Excellence

The Dan Begay Foundation for Excellence has scholarships available for full-time, part-time and vocational/trade school Navajo Nation students. Find a scholarship fit for you!

Arizona Promise Program

The Arizona Promise Program is a guaranteed scholarship program for eligible Arizona residents that ensures all tuition and fees are covered at Arizona’s public universities. Find out more here!

MORE Scholarships!

A whole month of deadlines is coming in April! Check them out and apply!

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