Native American students come through various problems for pursuing their college education. These people are one of the most underrepresented people at college and university levels. Weak financial status, limited access to learning resources, reservations etc make education a pressing concern for the Native American community. It is a known fact that growth and development of any nation and community is directly proportional to its education. So for the upliftment of the Native American community the government and other organizations are putting all their efforts in the development of the education sector.
From time to time various grants and scholarships are offered specifically for the Native Americans in various universities and colleges. This financial support helps these students to keep them in realm of education world. Scholarships are provided for the various higher education levels to support the college education of the Native American students. These grants are available for all undergraduate, graduate, doctoral levels.
Scholarship-Positions wants to make sure that the Native American students should be known to available funding opportunities for helping them to succeed in their academic career.
Reagan Foundation Scholarship
The Ronald Reagan Foundation and GE, is offering $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors in the United States. Renewable scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program is open to students who demonstrate the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship similar to those exhibited by President Ronald Reagan. Applications will be close on January 5, 2017.
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship
Every AXA Advisors’ branch office nationwide distributes up to twelve $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors who live and attend high school in their area. An AXA Achiever must demonstrate and ambition, drive and determination to set and reach goals. Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents. The application deadline is February 1. Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted; we encourage you to apply early.
Microsoft Scholarships for Undergraduate Students
Applications are invited for Microsoft STEM scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. Scholarships are awarded to students who are currently enrolled in a four-year undergraduate bachelor’s degree program at an institution in US, Mexico or Canada and meet the other criteria for scholarship eligibility. A large majority of Microsoft scholarships will be awarded to female students, under-represented minority students (African-American, Hispanic or Native American etc.) or students with disabilities. The application deadline is January 30th.
President Barack Obama Scholarship Program
Applications are invited for President Barack Obama scholarship program forArizona residents. Scholarships are open to Arizona residents, admitted to ASU for fall 2015 who are degree-seeking, full-time freshmen (pursuing first undergraduate degree). This includes Native American high school seniors who are not residing in Arizona who meet the Arizona residency criteria for tuition purposes at ASU. The application deadline is 1st March.
ALA Scholarship for Native Americans
The American Library Association (ALA) has more than $300,000 for students who are studying library science or school library media at the master’s degree level. Native American Scholarships typically range from $1,500 to $7,000 per student per year. These include scholarships for students who are interested in children’s librarianship, youth librarianship, federal librarianship, new media and library automation. The application deadline is March 1.
Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship
Two awards are available for the students who want to pursue their education in the field of Public Finance. The award amounts $1,500. These scholarships are not renewable. Candidates must be enrolled in California College or University. Preference will be given to those with record of community service or volunteer work. Last date of submitting applications is April 15.
Tina E. Yeh Community Service Fellowship for Native Americans
Two $3,000-5,000 fellowship grants are available for Yale students who will intern for 10 weeks in a non-profit organization that serves Asians. Fellowship will be available to Yale undergraduate or recent graduate. The host organization must be tax-exempt and have at least one paid full-time employee. All applications must be received by March 15.