Doyon Foundation Scholarships
Doyon Foundation carries out its mission by providing basic and competitive scholarships, works with organizations to place interns, and advances traditional Native knowledge by partnering with various organizations. Please read more about what we do and if you are eligble to apply by clicking HERE.
These are the annual deadlines for Doyon Foundation scholarship applications:
May 15th: Basic and Competitive Scholarships for the Fall Semester.
November 15th: Basic Scholarships for the Spring Semester.
March 15th: Basic Scholarships for the Summer Semester.
Please visit www.doyonfoundation.com for more information.
ALSO SEE LEARNING RESOURCES HERE ON THE BLOG FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS
Other Scholarships for Alaskan Natives
The Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science has collected a wide range of information on student scholarships, internships and fellowship opportunities. For more information, visit HERE.
The American Indian Graduate Center offers fellowships and financial assistance to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate or professional degree-seeking students. For more information, visit www.aigcs.org.
The Indian Health Service (IHS) scholarship program encourages Alaska Natives and American Indians to enter the health profession. Applicants must be Alaska Native or American Indian, and be enrolled or accepted in a health professions program that will be funded by IHS in 2009. Health professionals and IHS scholarship recipients may be employed as an IHS extern for up to 120 workdays per calendar year. For more information on the scholarship and externship programs, visit www.scholarship.ihs.gov.
Wal-Mart offers numerous scholarships, and encourages Alaska Native students to apply. For more information, visit HERE.
The University of Minnesota – Morris (UMM) offers a variety of American Indian financial aid programs, including the American Indian tuition waiver, which waives tuition for students accepted into UMM. For more information, visit HERE.
The University of North Dakota has adopted a tuition waiver program, which aims to recruit, assist and retain enrolled members of federally recognized American Indian tribes and Alaska Natives and villages, American Indian graduates of tribally controlled community colleges in North Dakota, all other under-represented groups, and economically disadvantaged students. For more information, visit HERE
The Indigenous Early Intervention Alliance provides an educational scholarship called the MishkoswIn Scholarship (Strength) to help an indigenous college student who has shown courage, bravery and dedication to their college education. The nominee must be an enrolled tribal member (any tribe). For more information, contact Michael.Niles@asu.edu. Applications due August 31, 2009.
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