Contact: Bureau of Indian Affairs Scholarships
1849 C Street, NW - MS-4542-MIB
Washington, DC 20240-0001
Lena Chang Scholarship Awards
The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation awards two annual scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each to ethnic minority students currently enrolled in college.
Contact: Lena Chang Scholarship Awards
1187 Coast Village Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Grant
Must be Pell eligible Cherokee Nation Member. Awarded to undergraduate students.
Amount varies. Deadline: April 1.
Contact: Cherokee Nation Higher Education Grant
PO Box 948
Tahlequah, OK 74465
Cheyenne-Arapaho Adult Education Program
For full-time or half-time undergraduate study at accredited vocational, 2-year, 4-year or graduate institution in US.
Must be American Indian, Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal member.
Contact: Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribe
Department of Education
PO Box 38
Concho, OK 73022
Chicksaw Nation Education Foundation
Awarded to Chicaksaw Tribal Members with CDIB. Available at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Amount: $200-$350 per semester. Deadline: March 1.
Contact: Chicasaw Nation Education Foundation
PO Box 1548
Ada, OK 74820
Choctaw Nation Higher Education Program
Priority will be given to undergrad students. Grad students will be funded on availability of funds.
Requirements for eligibility: 1) complete the Choctaw Nation grant application & submit all required supporting papers; 2) update Certificate Degree of Indian Blood; 3) students with a mixture of Choctaw Blood & another certified federally recognized tribe must complete an option to choose form. Assistance can only be received from 1 tribe; 4) enrollment verification from college; 5) submit a copy of your high school transcript, GED Certificate or the latest academic transcript, whichever applies to you; 6) submit recent photo. Number of awards vary. Certain renewal requirements apply.
Contact: Scholarship Coordinator
Choctaw Nation Higher Ed Program
Durant, OK 74702
Annually awarded scholarship is for minority or disabled college freshman with a 3.0 GPA.
Applicants must be majoring in one or more of the following: physics, computer science, engineering, economics, ematics, imagery science, cartography, Japanese, Russian, or Chinese.
Recipients will gain a summer job at the Central Intelligence Agency.
Full tuition, up to $10,000, is paid and summer job pays competitive rates.
Contact: Civil Engineers and Contractors of America
1957 E St., NW
Washington, DC 20006
Civil Rights Summer
For rising sophomores and juniors in college.
Fellowship includes a week of academic study and leadership training at Harvard University followed by a seven-week internship in Washington, D.C. at one of several policy-shaping national organizations.
Deadline: February 23.
Amount: Housing and transportation provided along with weekly stipend; fellows also receive a $1,500 scholarship at the end of the fellowship.
Contact: Civil Rights Summer
1629 K Street NW, Suite 1010
Washington DC 20006
Fax: (202) 466-3435
Fifty four-year $20,000 scholarships and 100 four-year $4,000 scholarships.
Colgate Minority Scholarships
For a minority student currently enrolled in an accredited dental hygiene program.
Contact: ADHA Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Program
444 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
College Football Association
Participate in football. Amount: $5,000.
Contact: Hitachi, Inc. Scholarships.
6688 Gunpark Dr.
Boulder, CA 80301
Columbia 300 John Jowdy Scholarship
Awarded annually to a high school senior, graduating in the current year, who is actively involved in the sport of bowling.
Deadline: April 1. Amount: $500.
Continental Society, Daughter of Indian Wars
206 Springdale Drive
La Grange, GA 30240
Cooperative Education Agreement
Women and minority candidates in fish and wildlife biology.
Amount: $11,000 plus tuition.
Contact: Cooperative Research Units Center
Mail Stop 725 ARL SQ
US Fish and Wildlife Service
1849 C St., NW
Washington, DC 20240
Cornell Summer Scholarships for Talented Indian Students
Several full scholarships are available to qualified American Indian high school juniors who demonstrate outstanding academic ability and financial need.
Selected students will spend six weeks (June 22-August 6) on campus taking college-level courses of their choice to prepare them for transition from high school to college.
Amount: Full-scholarship. Deadline: Unknown.
Contact: Becky Dana Cornell University Summer College
B-20 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Students must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian,
Catching the Dream operates three scholarship programs:
MESBEC program: The MESBEC program is the oldest of CTD' programs. The six priority fields of study are math, engineering, science, business, education, and computers. Science includes all the medical fields.
NALE program: The Native American Leadership Education program (NALE) is for Native students who are paraprofessionals in Indian schools, and who plan to complete their degree in education, counseling, or school administration.
TBM program: The Tribal Business Management program (TBM) is for students in business, finance, management, economics, banking, hotel management, and related fields who plan to work in economic development for tribes.
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