Native Scholarships

Higher Education | Scholarship Opportunities

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AISES Scholarships

Scholarships for enrolled and descendant Native American students who are interested in a career in the STEM industry. Multiple scholarships available.

Link: Scholarships | AISES

Deadline: 5/31/2023

Award Amount: Varies



American Indian College Fund

To be eligible, students must be an enrolled member (or a descendant of one) of a federally or state-recognized tribe while demonstrating a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 and maintaining full-time enrollment.

Link: Student Scholarships | American Indian College Fund

Deadline: 5/31/2023

Award Amount: Varies



Oregon Tribal Student Grant

The Oregon Tribal Student Grant provides funding for eligible Oregon tribal students to offset the cost of attendance at eligible Oregon colleges and universities. The grant is intended to help pay the cost of attendance after all federal and state grants/scholarships have been applied.

Link: Oregon Tribal Student Grant | Oregon Student Aid



SMA Native American STEM Scholarship

Must be enrolled member of federally recognized Pueblo, Nation or Tribe in the United States; a high school graduate who has been accepted by an accredited U.S. college or university; a full-time college undergrad student enrolled at an accredited college or university; majoring in a STEM field; and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0.

Link: STEM Scholarship Page (

Deadline: 6/10/23

Award Amount: $1,500



2023 ITCHE SHIKAAKE Scholarship

Scholarship for students who are members of a Federally Recognized Tribe.

Link: Medical office registration form (

Deadline: 7/14/2023

Award Amount: $2,000



American Indian Services

The AIS Scholarship program is to help undergraduate Native American students with financial support to attend college, maintain enrollment, and graduate. Open to direct descendants.

Link: Scholarships | American Indian Services

Deadline: Varies based on starting term

Award Amount: Varies