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AISES Intel Growing The Legacy Scholarship Program (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Must be majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Considerations may be made for students pursuing Chemical Engineering, Material Science, and Physics.
  • Students must be a U.S. citizen, enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university, and be pursuing a bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree.
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 2 essays, up to 300 words each. These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • ​For undergraduate and graduate students:
      • Essay Prompt 1: Technical Skills: Describe your technical skills (i.e. Hardware, Software, etc.) and associated work, research and/or project experiences that would be relevant in sharing with a technical company.
      • Essay Prompt 2: Leadership Skills: Describe your leadership skills and/or experience(s)?
    • For Native Next Generation (college Freshman) students:
      • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement that highlights your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
      • Essay Prompt 2: What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic etc.) most clearly reflect your character? Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

 

ISES Aristocrat/VGT Scholarship (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Development, Electrical Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Supply Chain, and related fields.
  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student (or high school senior headed to higher education) at an accredited college/university or full-time graduate student.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 3 essays, up to 500 words each.  These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement highlighting your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
    • Essay Prompt 2: What stimulated your interest in your chosen major or area of study?
    • Essay Prompt 3:  What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic, etc.) most clearly reflect your character?  Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

AISES A.T. Anderson Scholarship (2020-2021)

Eligibility:

  • Any STEM related degree such as Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Physical Science, Technology, Science, Engineering, or Natural Resources.
  • Students must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited two-year or four-year college/university for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 3 essays, up to 500 words each.  These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement highlighting your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
    • Essay Prompt 2: What stimulated your interest in your chosen major or area of study?
    • Essay Prompt 3:  What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic, etc.) most clearly reflect your character?  Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

 

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Advancing Agricultural Science Opportunities for Native Americans (AASONA) Scholarship (2020-2021)

Eligible Degrees:

  •  Must be majoring an an agriculture related STEM degrees.
  • Applicants must be: an enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village; or Native Hawaiian or decedent from a Native Hawaiian; or Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; or Indigenous person of Canada. Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable. Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card.

How to Apply:

  • Essays: Students are required to submit 3 essays, up to 500 words each.  These essays are an important part of the scholarship review process.
    • Essay Prompt 1: Please share a personal statement highlighting your background, academic achievements, and interests. Include information on courses taken and any honors or advanced placement courses. Talk about what motivates and challenges you intellectually and what impact you hope to have in your community and/or profession.
    • Essay Prompt 2: What stimulated your interest in your chosen major or area of study?
    • Essay Prompt 3:  What activity or activities (cultural, community-related, occupational, academic, athletic, etc.) most clearly reflect your character?  Please describe your participation. Why is participation in this activity or these activities important to you?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Building the Future Scholarship

Eligibility:

All applicants for the Building the Future Scholarship must meet all of the following eligibility requirements to apply:

  • Must be a low income student or student from an underrepresented minority group—LGBT, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, or Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  • Must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher (any discipline).
  • Must be enrolled at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States.
  • Open to college undergraduates
  • Must be pursuing an Education-related degree such as:
    • Child Development, Early/Elementary/Middle Childhood Education, Special Education, Bachelor’s in Education. (Students who are minoring in Education are also eligible to apply.)
  • Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Open to students from all states.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • If selected, you must provide an official transcript for GPA and enrollment verification.

How to Apply:

To apply, make sure you meet the eligibility requirements, and then simply complete the online scholarship application and submit a short essay by the application deadline. Scholarship winners will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

Essay (500-1,000 words)
How have difficult circumstances or unique challenges shaped you? What role has this played in your inspiration to become a teacher? Where do you see your teaching career in 10 years, and what would winning this scholarship mean for your future career?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program

Eligibility

  • Must be a Native American or Alaskan Natural student.

 

More Details

All applications must be submitted by March 15, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Submit a letter of application, resume, 3 letters of reference, evidence of validated enrollment in a federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native Corporation, and transcripts.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

American Indian Graduate Center

Eligibility

  • Be a full-time degree seeking student from an accredited higher education institution in the United States.
  • Must be able to demonstrate tribal affiliation through the submission of a Tribal Eligibility Certificate.
    • Each opportunity has specific affiliation requirements, please review the specific criteria that you are applying for to ensure eligibility.
  • Must be able to demonstrate financial need through submission of a Financial Needs form (due by July 15 each year) and the FAFSA.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by June 1, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Cobell Scholarships

Eligibility

  • Must be a member of a US Federally-Recognized Tribe.
  • Must be enrolled in full-time study, and degree seeking.
  • Must plan to attend or be attending any nationally, regionally, and industry accredited non-profit, public and private, institution.
  • Must be pursuing a vocational certificate or diploma, associate’s, bachelors, masters, doctoral or professional degree, or certificate.

More Details

  • There are multiple scholarships available through this website. They have different deadlines, award amounts, and some have more eligibility requirements. See each scholarship for more details. 
  • All scholarships require that you complete the online application.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

The LAGRANT Foundation

Eligibility

  • Must be a full-time student at a four-year, accredited institution within the U.S., carrying a total of 12 units or more per semester/quarter
  • MUST major in advertising, marketing or public relations
  • Must be an undergraduate (current freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors ONLY) and graduate students
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident or be an AB-540 student/DACA recipient
  • Must be a member of one of the following ethnic groups: African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American/Alaska Native.
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA for undergraduate, 3.2 for graduate students
  • Must have at least one year to complete his/her degree for undergraduate, minimum of two academic semesters or one year for graduate students from the time the scholarships are awarded
  • Recipients who attend a college/university EAST of Chicago must be available Saturday, May 19, 2018 through Tuesday May 22, 2018. Recipients who attend a college/university WEST of Chicago must be available Saturday, June 2, 2018 through Tuesday, June 5, 2018. If chosen, the applicant MUST attend TLF’s scholarship activities to receive the scholarship. The applicant must make a one-year commitment to maintain contact with TLF to receive professional guidance and academic support.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by February 28, 2018. Extra points are awarded to those who submit by January 19, 2018.

How to Apply

  • Complete the application form found online
  • Submit one reference letter from a college professor or internship advisor on official letterhead and signed
  • Submit your current resume
  • Submit unofficial transcripts from your college/university. If you are selected as a finalist, you must provide official transcripts.
  • Submit a headshot photo of applicant
  • Complete the essay questions:
    • A one- to two-page essay outlining your career goals and where you see your career path leading you. In addition, explain why you believe it’s important to increase the number of ethnic minorities in the fields of advertising, marketing, and public relations. You can include accomplishments relevant to increasing awareness about diversity in your community.
    • Submit a brief paragraph explaining college and/or community activities in which you are involved in
    • Submit a brief paragraph describing any honors and awards that you have received
    • *Optional: If you do not think your GPA accurately reflects your scholastic capability and achievement, then draft an essay no longer than one-page explaining the discrepancy

100 scholarships will be awarded in 2018. Of the 100, 60 ethnic minority undergraduate students will receive scholarships of $2,000 each, and 40 graduate students will receive scholarships of $3,500 each.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Cobell Scholarship – Undergraduate

Eligibility

  • Be a full-time, degree-seeking student at an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Complete a tribal eligibility form
  • Demonstrate financial need

More Details

  • Scholarship amount varies
  • Please visit website to log in and access application