• North Dakota Indian Scholarships

    • 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. 

    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.