American Indian Scholarship
must be an enrolled member of a U.S. federally recognized American Indian tribe
or Alaskan Native group, or possess 1/4 degree Indian blood, must be (or will
be) pursuing a masters or doctorate degree as a full-time graduate student at
an accredited school in the U.S., and must apply for federal financial aid at
the college financial aid office.
Deadline varies depending on specific scholarship from AIGC.
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AIGC Fellowship program provides approximately $1,200,000 in fellowships to
over 400 American Indian and Alaska Native graduate and professional students
each year. Graduate fellowships are monetary awards made to American
Indian and Alaska Native graduate or professional full-time, degree-seeking
students, who meet all eligibility criteria. The fellowship amount is
typically between $1000 and $5000 per academic year (not including summer), and
varies from year to year, depending on the number of qualified applicants, the
availability of funds and unmet financial need.
be considered, applicants must be:
- Pursuing a
post-baccalaureate graduate or professional degree as a full time student
at an accredited institution in the U.S.
- Able to
demonstrate financial need through submission of the AIGC Financial Need
Form (FNF), and
- An enrolled
member of a federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native group,
or provide documentation of descent (possess one-fourth degree verifiable
federally recognized Indian blood) as verified through submission of a
Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC).
Deadline: June 1, 2015
as a result of the Cobell v. Salazar litigation, the Cobell Scholars fund is
intended to provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to
American Indian and Alaska Native students to defray the cost of attendance at
both post-secondary vocational schools and institutions of higher education.
The Cobell Board of Trustees, a non-profit created to manage the funds and
oversee implementation of the scholarship program is responsible for the Cobell
Scholars qualifications and award amounts.
undergraduate, graduate or professional level scholarships awarded to U.S.
Federally-recognized American Indian and Alaska Native community members
(students) who are vocational certificate-seeking or a degree-seeking students
in full-time accredited non-profit institutions in the United States; and who
are able to demonstrate financial need.
notifications of application status are posted here in
the AIGC Online Application System. Only those applicants approved
for funding (after July 15) will receive an email from FELLOWSHIPS@AIGCS.ORG with
information regarding further instructions and additional required verifying