Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) Scholarships

Application Deadline:  December 15, 2017

The Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) is currently accepting applications for scholarships that will provide monetary support to graduate students during the spring semester/quarter of the current (2017-2018) academic year.

All AAIA applicants must:

  • Be enrolled members within their respective tribe from continental US tribes or Alaska Native.
  • Submit a copy of tribal enrollment (there is no minimum blood quantum requirement for eligibility). This can be a copy of the student’s tribal I.D. card or a copy of an official letter from the tribe.
  • Be enrolled as full-time students for both fall and spring semesters.
  • ​Have a minimum 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.
  • Attend an accredited institution and be seeking an Associate’s Degree or higher (AAIA does not fund certificate programs or seminaries)

Specific scholarships open to graduate students include:

  • Sequoyah Graduate Scholarship, for graduate students in all fields of study
  • Elizabeth & Sherman Asche Scholarship, for undergraduate and graduate students in health and science fields
  • Florence Young Memorial Scholarship, for graduate students in art, law, and public health fields
  • Allogan Slagle Memorial Scholarship, for undergraduate and graduate students from non-federally recognized tribes (students from state recognized tribes may apply)

For complete information about these opportunities, including how to apply, click here.

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