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- How to win scholarships for Native American students
- Financial aid tips for Native American students
- Frequently asked questions about scholarships for Native American students
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How to win Native American scholarships
Now that you’ve found all the scholarships you want to apply for, you must complete the next step of actually applying and winning those scholarships!
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The work that you put into your scholarship applications will be noticeable. So, take your time thoroughly completing your application! And when you need more scholarships, we’ve got the guide on how to find them and win them!
Financial aid tips for Native American students
Complete the FAFSA
The FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid is an essential financial aid application that all Native American students should complete. The FAFSA is important because it allows you to access need-based financial aid including Pell Grants, work study, and federal student loans.
Submit the CSS Profile (if required)
Some colleges and universities may also require an additional financial aid application: the CSS Profile. Check with any of the colleges or universities on your list to see if they require this application. Also, the deadline for the CSS Profile will vary by school and the type of application you submit (Early Decision, Regular Decision, etc).
Apply for college merit scholarships
Don’t forget to apply for college-specific merit scholarship opportunities! These scholarships are typically renewable for four years of college, so they are especially valuable for students.
Frequently asked questions
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Are there scholarships for Native students in STEM?
Are there scholarships for Native women?
How to find scholarships for Native students?
What are Tribal Colleges and who can go to them?
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