Native American Scholarships

Posted By Paul G July 30th, 2011 Last Updated on: October 31st, 2018

Looking for Native American scholarships?

Are you a Native American student in search of money for funding your higher education dreams? PowWows.com is proud to offer an extensive list of as many available Native American scholarships we are able to find.

It is our hope and desire to promote the attendance of Native Americans, both young and old, to colleges and universities, and the best way to do this is by helping eliminate any financial barriers with Native American scholarships.

Pursuing higher education is often one of the best ways for American Indians to give back to their Native American tribes, communities, and families. It can also be an excellent way to help preserve Native American culture, history, art, music, language and more.

Feel free to browse through our listings below, to learn about the many wonderful opportunities and Native American scholarships that are available.

Native American Scholarship Directory
Presented by University of Tulsa Master's in Indian Law

Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Okla.Address Shawnee OK 74801-9381 Website: http://www.absenteeshawneetribe.com
AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) A.T. Anderson Memorial ScholarshipAddress Albuquerque NM 87109
AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation ScholarshipAddress Albuquerque NM 87109
AISES (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) Google ScholarshipAddress Albuquerque NM 87109
America Indian Graduate CenterAddress Albuquerque NM 87109
American Indian College FundAddress Denver CO 80221 Website: http://www.collegefund.org
American Indian Education Foundation Scholarship ProgramAddress Rapid City SD 57703
American Indian Graduate CenterAddress Albuquerque NM 87109-1291 Website: http://www.aigc.com
American Indian Graduate Center/Undergraduate Accenture ScholarsAddress Albuquerque NM 87109
American Indian Graduate Center/Undergraduate Finalist ScholarshipsAddress Albuquerque NM 87109
Apache TribeAddress Anadarko OK 73005
Assoc. of American Indian Affairs: Adolph Van PeltAddress Rockville MD 20850 Website: http://www.indian-affairs.org
Assoc. of American Indian Affairs: Allogan Slagle Memorial ScholarshipAddress Rockville MD 20850 Website: http://www.indian-affairs.org
Assoc. of American Indian Affairs: Asche Memorial (health and science areas)Address Rockville MD 20850 Website: http://www.indian-affairs.org
Assoc. of American Indian Affairs: Asche Memorial (health and science areas)Address Rockville MD 20850 Website: http://www.indian-affairs.org
Assoc. of American Indian Affairs: Elizabeth and ShermanAddress Rockville MD 20850 Website: http://www.indian-affairs.org
Assoc. of American Indian Affairs: Emilie Hesemeyer Memorial (preference given to Education majors)Address Rockville MD 20850 Website: http://www.indian-affairs.org
Assoc. of American Indian Affairs: Florence Young Memorial FellowshipAddress Rockville MD 20850 Website: http://www.indian-affairs.org
Bois Forte ScholarshipAddress Nett Lake MN Website: http://www.boisforte.com/divisions/education.htm
Caddo TribeAddress Binger OK 73009 Website: http://www.caddonation-nsn.gov
Catching the DreamAddress Albuquerque NM 87110 Website: http://www.catchingthedream.org
Cherokee Nation of OklahomaAddress Tahlequah OK 74465 Website: http://www.cherokee.org
Cheyenne-Arapaho TribesAddress Concho OK 73022
Chickasaw NationAddress Ada OK 74820 Website: http://www.chickasaw.net
Choctaw Nation of OklahomaAddress Durant OK 74702 Website: http://www.choctawnation.com
Citizen Band PotawatomiAddress Shawnee OK 74801 Website: http://www.potawatomi.org
Comanche Tribe of OklahomaAddress Lawton OK 73502
Creek Nation of OklahomaAddress Okmulgee OK 74447 Website: http://www.muscogeenation-nsn.gov
Daughters of the American Revolution�s American Indian ScholarshipAddress Washington DC 20006 Website: http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm
Delaware TribeAddress Anadarko OK 73005 Website: http://www.westerndelaware.nsn.us
Eastern Shawnee TribeAddress
Fond du Lac ScholarshipAddress Fond du Lac MN
Fort Peck Tribes/Assiniboine-SiouxAddress Poplar MT 59255-1027
Address Box 413 attn: Henry Newbold Allamuchy NJ 07820
Gates Millennium ScholarsAddress VA 22313 (877) 690-4677 Website: http://www.gmsp.org
Grand Portage ScholarshipAddress Grand Portage MN
Ho-ChunkAddress Black River Falls WI
Indian Health Services Health Professionals ProgramsAddress Bemidji MN 56601
International Order of the King�s Daughters and SonsAddress Chautaugua NY 14722-1040
Iowa TribeAddress Perkins OK 74059 Website: http://www.iowanation.org
Kaw TribeAddress Kaw City OK 74641
Kickapoo TribeAddress McLoud OK 74851
Kiowa TribeAddress Carnegie OK 73015
Leech Lake ScholarshipAddress Cass Lake MN
Lower SiouxAddress Morton MN
Marvin Rull Memorial Scholarship (St. Paul Public School Students ONLY)Address (651) 293-5191
Migizi Communications: First Person Journalism ScholarshipAddress Minneapolis MN 55406
Migizi Communications: Madeline Moose ScholarshipAddress Minneapolis MN 55406
Migizi Communications: Walter �Porky� White ScholarshipAddress Minneapolis MN 55406
Mille Lacs ScholarshipAddress Onamia MN
Minnesota Indian Scholarship ProgramAddress St. Paul MN 55108
Modoc TribeAddress Miami OK 74354
National Institute of Health (NIH)Address Bethesda MD 20892
National Society of Professional Engineers Educational Foundation: Maureen and Howard Blitman ScholarshipAddress Alexandria VA
Native American Finance Officers Association ScholarshipAddress Phoenix AZ 85076-0637
Native American Journalists Association (NAJA)Address Norman OK 73019-4201 Website: http://www.naja.com
Omaha TribeAddress Macy NE
Osage NationAddress Pawhuska OK 74056
Otoe-Missouri TribeAddress Red Rock OK 74651
Page Education FoundationAddress Minneapolis MN 55458-1254
Pawnee TribeAddress Pawnee OK 74058 Website: http://www.pawneenation.org
Peoria TribeAddress Miami OK 74355
Pine Ridge (Lakota)Address Pine Ridge SD
Ponca Tribal Education Dept.Address Ponca City OK 74601
Ponca TribeAddress Norfolk NE
Prairie IslandAddress Welch MN (651) 385-2554
Quapaw TribeAddress
Red Lake ScholarshipAddress Redby MN
Rosebud (Lakota)Address Rosebud SD
Sac and Fox Tribe of OklahomaAddress Stroud OK 74079
Santee Sioux (Dakota)Address Niobrara NE
Seminole Nation of OklahomaAddress Wewoka OK 74884
Seneca-CayugaAddress Miami OK 74355
Shakopee SiouxAddress Prior Lake MN
Shawnee Tribe
Sisseton-Wahpeton (Dakota)Address Sisseton SD
Society for American ArchaeologyAddress Washington DC 20002-3560 Website: http://https://ecommerce.saa.org/saa/staticcontent/staticpages/adminDir/AACPNSFS.cfm?CFID=2889333&CFTOKEN=26078455
Standing Rock (Dakota)Address Fort Yates SD
Standing Rock SiouxAddress Fort Yates ND

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Wendy Hicks

I am willing to take an ancestry test. I was willing to go to Norman OK to try and get my master’s degree and live on the reservation as a counselor I have a social work degree and a C.O.T.A. certified occupational therapist assistant degree

Wendy Hicks

Thank you Mr. Newbold I am really trying to make life stabilized I am a single mother and work overtime as much as I can but my son has to live with out me being home at night I am not dumb I have 2 degrees but I am by myself and trying to just maintain

Wendy Hicks

I am a person of 2 tribes cree Cherokee and maternally black foot siox I just need to establish through ancestry DNA my son really needs this he is 14 yrs old and is very intelligent in math and science but is also involved in football in his grade

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Henry Newbold

please add to scholarship list…
G C Newbold Scholarship Fund for Native Americans
Box 413
Allamuchy, NJ 07820
attn: Henry Newbold
Do not call, view website and apply

$2000.= – /yr dependent on grades and fund availability


This is a great page. I would like to make a contribution to a scholarship for native women. If anyone has any information about programs that benefit women specifically, it would be great to hear from you.


I have 3 kids attending college in ca. I am a registered Pomo from Willits ca. One goes to a university, another to a 15 month certificate program college and the third to an 9 month certificate program college. What scholorships would be available for them?


my son is a member of a Canadian tribe… he is enrolled in a college here in Iowa, and could really use scholarship help, any ideas where to find the best help… the school that he is attending will be starting jun 3rd

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