Scholarships for Alaskan Native Students

American Indian Services Scholarship

The AIS Scholarship Program offers $500-$2000 in scholarships to 1,000 students.

Amount
$500–$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1,000 winners
Required GPA
2.25
Deadline
April 1
Winner announcement
May 2022

David Hudak Memorial Essay Contest for Freethinking Students of Color

Freedom from Religion Foundation holds an annual essay contest for students of color aged 17 to 21. The David Hudak Memorial Essay Contest for Freethinking Students of Color offers prizes ranging from $300 to $3,500.

Amount
$300–$3,500
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 1
Winner announcement
August 2022

First in Family Humanist Scholarship: Freedom From Religion Foundation Forward Freethought Scholarship

The First in Family Humanist Scholarship: Freedom From Religion Foundation Forward Freethought Scholarship awards six $5,000 scholarships for undergraduate studies.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
6 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 24
Winner announcement
August 2022

Olay Face the STEM Gap Scholarship

The Olay Face the STEM Gap Scholarship Program offers scholarships worth $5,000 to women of color.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
June 29

AIChE Minority Scholarship Awards

This scholarship aims to support underrepresented undergraduate students from minority groups in the United States, specifically African Americans, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, Alaskan Natives, and Hispanics.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 15
Winner announcement
November 2022

Sherry R. Arnstein Underrepresented Minority Scholarship

Each year, the American Association of Colleges Of Osteopathic Medicine awards a financial scholarship of $5,000 to five osteopathic medical students who belong to an underrepresented minority.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
July 29
Winner announcement
September 2022

The Gates Scholarship

The Gates Scholarship annually offers 300 student leaders scholarships to help them maximize their full potential.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
300 winners
Required GPA
3.3
Deadline
September 15
Winner announcement
July/September 2023

Medical Diversity Scholarship Program

Every year, the Buckfire Law firm offers one available scholarship valued at $2,000 per recipient for undergraduate study across the United States.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
October 1

Minority Fellowship Program for Mental Health Counselors Doctorate

The NBCC Minority Fellowship Program is a $20,000 scholarship and fellowship program that supports mental-health counselors pursuing doctoral studies in the United States.

Amount
$20,000
Scholarships awarded
20 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 15
Winner announcement
March 2023

Arcadis Scholarship

Every year, Arcadis awards a $5,000 scholarship to a student from an underrepresented racial and ethnic minority group who is pursuing a graduate degree in STEM fields.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

Jacobs Holly A. Cornell Scholarship

In partnership with the American Water Works Association, Jacobs Holly A. Cornell Scholarship offers $10,000 to a minority postgraduate student interested in waterworks.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 20

Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

The Minority Students in Veterinary Medicine Scholarship is available to minority students who are incoming freshmen pursuing degrees in veterinary medicine.

Amount
$250
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
December 31

EESI Future Climate Leaders Scholarship Program

Students at HBCUs can apply for up to $5,000 in awards each academic year to pursue programs related to environmental science, clean energy, and climate policy at EESI-accredited institutions.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.75
Deadline
January 1

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship awards $30,000 scholarships to students with financial need from minority backgrounds.

Amount
$30,000
Scholarships awarded
60 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 12
Winner announcement
Early Summer

Chevron Corporate Scholarship

Chevron awards a $7,500 scholarship to meritorious students in engineering and computer science from African American, Native North American, Alaska Tribe, Pacific Islander, or Hispanic backgrounds.

Amount
$7,500–$15,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
January 18

Bertha Parker Cody Award for Native American Women

The Bertha Parker Cody Award for Native American Women is giving one Native American female student specializing in archaeology or museum studies $4,000 towards their tuition.

Amount
$4,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31

EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program

As part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s mission, the EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship provides funds of $45,000 to rising junior undergraduate students for their final two years.

Amount
$45,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
3.2
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
April 2023

Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship

Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship offers $3,000 grants to three underrepresented minorities wishing to or undertaking archaeology courses.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
April 2023

SAA Native American Graduate Archaeology Scholarship

The SAA Native American Graduate Archaeology Scholarship will be providing one Native American archaeology or museum studies student with $10,000 to contribute towards their studies.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
January 31
Winner announcement
May 2023

Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship

The Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail Endowed Scholarship offers one scholarship to a female high school senior or undergraduate student from the U.S or Canada.

Amount
$1,000–$6,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
February 1

Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students

The Hyatt Hotels Fund for Minority Lodging Management Students Scholarship Program offers a $3,000 scholarship for African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Asian American, and Alaska Native students interested in studying hospitality.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 1

LPA Scholarship

LPA, Inc offers scholarships of $5,000 to high school seniors in California and Texas accepted at an accredited institution for a degree program related to design or building industry.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
February 2

Diversity in Hospitality Scholarship

The Network of Executive Women in Hospitality, Diversity in Hospitality Scholars Program offers a $5,000 scholarship for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 7

Mary Holloway McCoo, M.D. and Wayman Glen McCoo, Sr. M.D. Sholarship

UNCF offers two scholarships valued at $2,500 per semester to postgraduate and doctoral students studying in the medical field across the United States.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3.8
Deadline
February 10

LAGRANT Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships

Thirty (30) ethnic minority undergraduate students will receive $2,500 scholarships and a trip to New York City, New York, for career-building activities as part of the LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship Program.

Amount
$2,500
Scholarships awarded
30 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
February 28
Winner announcement
April 2023

AICPA Minority Accounting Scholarship

A $10,000- AICPA Minority Scholarship is offered to outstanding full-time students in order to promote their decision to major in accounting and eventual admittance into the field.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
10 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 1
Winner announcement
August

Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students

Every year, the Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students grants two undergraduate students scholarships to the tune of $750 each to study archival administration at the graduate level.

Amount
$750
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 1

Advocates for African Americans Carolinas Scholarship

The scholarship awards $2,000 to a graduating high school student to pursue undergraduate study in engineering, computer science, accounting, finance, or business administration at universities in North or South Carolina.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3.5
Deadline
March 4

Mission North The Future Is… Fellowship

The Future Is… Fellowship awards $15,000 to one female BIPOC(Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color) student pursuing studies in communications with an interest in tech or science.

Amount
$15,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 18

Ashton Washington Women of Color Annual Scholarship

To preserve the heritage of a WOC and help her excel, the $1,000 Ashton Washington Women of Color Annual Scholarship was founded by an HBCU graduate and her grandmother.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
March 31

UNCF – Anthem Corporate Scholars Program

Students from minority ethnic groups and races are awarded $5,000 scholarships and internship programs by a Fortune 500 company.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
March 31

Oracle Developer Scholars Program

The Oracle Corporation, with the UNCF, offers 25 scholarships valued at $10,000 for undergraduate study across the United States. Only African American, Hispanic, and Native American students are eligible.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
April 29

PRSA Georgia Multicultural PRism Scholarship

The PRSA Foundation offers the $1,000 PRSA Georgia Multicultural PRism Scholarship to republic relations, journalism, and mass communication students.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
April 30

William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship

William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship is an annual program to support students from underrepresented groups accepted or enrolled in a prelicensure registered nurse program.

Amount
$2,750
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.75
Deadline
April 30
Winner announcement
July 15, 2023

Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award

The Ofield Dukes scholarship awards $1,000 to public relations juniors with a commitment to community service. The scholarship is for students from ethnic and racial minority groups.

Amount
$1,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 15

PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship

The PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship awards $1,500 to two seniors with exceptional academic performance and a commitment to public relations.

Amount
$1,500
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 15

AICPA Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students

Every year, the AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students awards fellowships worth $12,000 to minority postgraduate students.

Amount
$12,000
Scholarships awarded
25 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 31
Winner announcement
July 2023

AISES Intel Growing The Legacy Scholarship Program

Intel awards the AISES Intel Growing The Legacy Scholarship to support students with scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Amount
$5,000–$10,000
Scholarships awarded
3 winners
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 31
Winner announcement
October 2023

Associaton on American Indian Affairs Scholarship

The Association on American Indian Affairs scholarship program provides a scholarship of up to $1,500 for Native American students.

Amount
$20,000–$60,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2.5
Deadline
May 31

Full Circle & Tribal College Scholarship

The Full Circle & Tribal College Scholarship is awarded to American Indian or Alaskan Native graduate and undergraduate students attending tribal colleges or accredited non-profit institutions.

Amount
$15,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
2
Deadline
May 31
Winner announcement
August 2023

Illinois CPA Society Freshman Scholarships

The scholarships are awarded annually to brilliant minority students for their academic excellence to pursue a degree in accounting.

Amount
$2,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 31

L’Oréal Professionnel Empowering Diversity Scholarship

Students majoring in cosmetology at an accredited institute are eligible for the $5,000 scholarship from L’Oréal Professionnel.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 31

Sage Michaela Lucas “Timing is Everything” Scholarship

Students that identify as black indigenous or persons of color and are pursuing a career in aesthetics, skincare formulation, and/or cosmetic chemistry are eligible for a $5,000 award.

Amount
$5,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
May 31

Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

The Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship provides $3,000 to a female or minority undergraduate student from the U.S in a STEM related field.

Amount
$3,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
3
Deadline
May 31

Accenture Native American Scholarship Fund

The Accenture Native American Scholarship Fund offers five awards ranging up to $30,000 to undergraduate Native American and Alaska Native students.

Amount
$1,000–$30,000
Scholarships awarded
5 winners
Required GPA
3.25
Deadline
June 1
Winner announcement
November 2023

Funding the Future of Finance in Indian Country/Johnson Scholarship Foundation

Funding the Future of Finance in Indian Country (FFFIC) Scholarship Program offers Native American undergraduates pursuing a business, finance, or accounting degree a scholarship of $10,000 to continue their education.

Amount
$10,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 1
Winner announcement
August 2023

Native Forward Scholars Fund Named Undergraduate Scholarships

The Native Forward Scholars Fund Named Undergraduate Scholarships are yearly need-based awards that support Native students pursuing studies in health science, education, or teaching.

Amount
$20,000
Scholarships awarded
2 winners
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 1

Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund (BIE-SPGSF)

The Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund (SPGSF) offers $20,000–$30,000 to Native students enrolled in STEM programs. It supports students at undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels of study.

Amount
$20,000–$30,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 1

Special Higher Education Program

The Special Higher Education Program (SHEP) provides financial aid to Native American and Alaska Native graduate and professional students pursuing full-time degrees in any field of study.

Amount
$20,000–$30,000
Scholarships awarded
1 winner
Required GPA
Any
Deadline
June 1