• Native American Scholarship

    • Amount: Students can earn up to $2,000 in scholarship funding per year. Recipients must maintain GPAs of 2.0 or higher. 

    • Who is eligible: Applicants must be North Dakota residents and enrolled members of federally recognized Indian tribe. They must be accepted for admission by a North Dakota institution of higher learning or state vocational education program and be enrolled as full-time students. Scholarships are based on unmet need as well as merit. Students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 - 3.499 must show unmet need to qualify. Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher can qualify based on merit. Students may not receive more than the equivalent of full funding for six academic years. 

    • How to apply: The North Dakota University System accepts applications. The  application priority deadline is July 15. 
    • FAQ's

    Download the application here. Please pay special attention to the needs analysis form. If you have question, please contact the number on the application. 


    LendEDU also offers a site helping Native American students locate specific scholarships available to them at https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarships-for-native-americans/

    Tools for Success is a reference guide published by American Indian Education Fund which includes a Scholarship Directory and Guidelines for Getting Into College.