Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)
This program, hosted by the University of Washington Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Public Health and formerly known as SMDEP, is a free 6 week residential program for underrepresented and disadvantaged freshman and sophomore college students interested in health professions. In addition to room and board, students are provided a $600 stipend, and travel is paid for up to $500. Application deadline: March 1, 2017. Information/Application
Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarship
Open to military veterans and spouses pursuing a full-time bachelor's, master’s, or professional degree at a US-based accredited institution. Each award is based on the applicant’s unique financial need—this year it is expected that each Tillman Scholar will receive an annual award of $10,000. Application deadline: March 1, 2017. Information/Application
Native Americans into Medicine (NAM)
NAM is a four-week summer enrichment program for undergraduate students interested in pursuing health careers. Participants work in small groups to problem-solve case studies related to American Indian health. Dates for 2017 are June 26 - July 21 at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth campus. Program instructors include a broad range of Native American faculty, health professionals, traditional elders, and medical students. Accepted NAM students earn a stipend for living expenses. Campus housing is also available for those traveling from outside the Duluth region. Application deadline: May 1, 2017. Information/Application
Summer Internship available with the Forest Service
The Forest Service is again offering internship opportunities for Native American college students through a partnership with the Greening Youth Foundation. The internship provides a 10 week work experience with a Forest Service unit, preferably near the students home, so they can live there and travel to the work site daily. However, there are some possibilities for students to work away from home when the Forest Service unit can provide Government housing. Announcement
AISES Scholarships for 2017-2018
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is now accepting scholarship applications for the upcoming academic year. With support from AISES partners, the scholarship programs offer opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate level students with various degree requirements. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $10,000/year and may be accompanied by internship opportunities for awarded students. View each program's eligibility, application requirements and due dates on AISES website, Open Scholarships.
Cobell Scholarship for Summer 2017 and Regular Academic Year 2017-2018
Cobell Online Application and Student Information System (OASIS) is now open. This application process differs from prior years. Applicants will be matched into the appropriate applicationvocational, undergraduate, or graduatebased on responses provided in the general application. Please review current information on the Cobell Scholarship website.
Bureau of Indian Education Scholarship and Internship Opportunities
The Bureau of Indian Education website lists resources and links for student scholarship and internship opportunities. BIE website
NASA-Related Internships, Fellowships, and Scholarships
An innovative solution to advance the United States' policy initiatives for STEM Education and workforce development. The One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) enables eligible students to access hundreds of internship and fellowship opportunities from all 10 NASA centers through a single portal (intern.nasa.gov) and apply for up to 15 opportunities with one single application through the Student On-Line Application for Recruiting (SOLAR) system. OSSI LaunchPad
In addition to the opportunities currently posted on SOLAR, AIHEC has funding under NASA's TCUP program to support TCU student and faculty placements at the NASA Centers. AIHEC sponsored participants will be selected through SOLAR for two types of placements: team and individual. Possible team project themes include rocketry, environmental science, digital imagery, robotics, and adapting NASA science for education (a great project for pre-service teachers). Listen to our first Tribal College NASA Student Ambassador, Marie Kingbird Lowry, LLTC, speak about her experience: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yn6I12kkHjw
For more information please contact AIHEC's OSSI-SOLAR Outreach Coordinator: Alex Grandon
American Indian College Fund
The American Indian College Fund was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian students and to fund and create awareness about the community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities that offer students access to knowledge and skills alongside Native culture, language, and values.
The American Indian College Fund provides three types of scholarships: undergraduate tribal college scholarships; undergraduate non-tribal college and university scholarships; and graduate scholarships for students attending either a tribal college and university or non-tribal college and university. Online Applications
Scholarships and Grants Designed for Native American Students
From tuition waivers to scholarships and grants, there are many options for Native Americans seeking to defray the cost of a college education. MoneyGeek.com designed a guide to help future and current college students find scholarships, grants, and other information to help pay for college. View list of scholarships and grants available to Native American students exclusively, and tips to students to increase the chances their scholarship applications will be successful on MoneyGeek.com.
Guide to Financial Aid
OnlineSchools.org provides information and links for help in obtaining financial aid.
Resource Guide for College Students
Find the best colleges to help you meet your goals, learn more about the schools and programs in your area and about available financial aid options. BestColleges.com