Native Students Travel Scholarships

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is accepting applications from American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) students in the science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) fields to attend the Annual Conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) being held in Philadelphia, PA from October 21-24, 2017. NIJ is seeking to sponsor five (5) undergraduate or graduate students. These students will have the opportunity to interact with criminal justice scientists and practitioners and attend panel discussions on the most urgent issues facing communities and innovative, evidence-based solutions.

As NIJ is committed to uniting STEM research and criminal justice, and advancing diverse perspectives about persistent crime problems across a broad range of demographics and disciplines, we look forward to implementing this new program. Applications are due June 30, 2017. Please share this information with anyone who might be interested in applying.

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Take a Look at How ‘The Revenant’ Costume Designer Starts Scholarship for Native Youth!

jacqueline-west-the-revenant Working with the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles, Jacqueline West, an Oscar-nominated costume designer, has started a fashion/costume design scholarship for Native American youth. The scholarship is open to all Native youth who are eligible to enter college in the fall of 2016.

Applications are due by July 31, 2016, and can include sketches of fashions or costumes from any time period. The $35,000 scholarship includes full tuition, books, and supplies.




Apply For American Indian Graduate Center Scholarship Opportunities By May 15th


ScholarThe American Indian Graduate Center administers undergraduate, graduate, professional, associate and vocational scholarships. Each AIGC scholarship has it’s own eligibility requirements and award amounts.

Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship:   Deadline Approaching!

  • Applicants must be pursuing a career and degree in fields relating to banking, resort management, gaming operations, management and administration (including accounting, finance, information technology and human resources).
  • Undergraduate: Must be a college undergraduate junior or senior and must meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria.
  • Graduate: Must be a full-time graduate student and have financial need.
  • The deadline to apply is May 15, 2015.