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American Indian College Fund Scholarships

Offered by Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 8, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$2,000 - $3,000

Grade level

High School Seniors & College Students

Application deadline:

May 31, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a current or incoming undergraduate student who is enrolled in a federally recognized or non-federally-recognized Tribe in the continental United States or Alaska? If so, you may be eligible for some of the many American Indian College Fund Scholarships! There are a variety of scholarships available, typically offering between $2,00 and $3,000 to winning applicants. The scholarships are divided into three types: those for high school students, those for college students at Tribal universities, and those for college students at non-Tribal universities. To find out more about each type of scholarship’s specific requirements, we recommend checking out the American Indian College Fund website. Bear in mind that each scholarship type accepts applications from February 1st to May 31st of each year.

If you do fit the criteria for any of the scholarships, we encourage you to apply!

About Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.

The Association on American Indian Affairs is one of the oldest non-profits serving Indian Country. The Association is dedicated to protecting the sovereignty of, preserving the culture of, educating the youth of, and building the capacity of Indian Country. Throughout its 100-year history, the Association has provided national advocacy on watershed issues that support Native American sovereignty and culture, while working on the ground at a grassroots level with Tribes to support the implementation of programs that affect lives on the ground.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Seniors & College Students

Minimum GPA



Native American


Applicants must be enrolled in their respective, either federally recognized or non-federally recognized, Tribe, from the continental US or Alaska.

Application information

In addition to the below application materials, interested students must submit their class schedule, a photo of themselves, and a copy of their Tribal Enrollment.


Academic transcript

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

This scholarship is restricted for use at two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and trade/technical schools.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc. at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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