American Indian Services Scholarships

Scholarship Value: $2,000
Awards Available: 3500
Award Deadline: Jul 1, 2024

The AIS Scholarship program is to help undergraduate Native American students with financial support to attend college, maintain enrollment, and graduate. Scholarship Awards are based on up to one-half of tuition and need for the term the student is applying for and are allocated directly to the school for the student. Students will need to have their own email account in order to apply.

  • ​Read our requirements to ensure that you are eligible to apply
  • Complete the online application
  • Upload all required documents by the specified deadline
  • If awarded, submit a thank you letter
  • Login to view your application online
  • Follow American Indian Services on Facebook or Instagram for updates

Incomplete applications will not be processed. Late documents will not be accepted. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks AFTER the deadline for applications to be evaluated and updated online. If your application has been approved, your application status will be updated and you will receive an email. Students will be required to write a thank you letter if approved, which needs to be submitted by the specified deadline. Scholarship checks will be sent to the school after receipt of thank you letters.

​If you have questions visit our FAQ or contact the AIS Scholarship Department. You can send an email to scholarship@americanindianservices.org or call 801-375-1777 ext. 1002

Requirements

  • Enrolled or will enroll as a matriculated student in a university, college, junior college or technical school located in the United States (incoming freshman accepted)
  • Must be enrolled or will enroll with an accredited school (Check accreditation status with your school, or visit here for accredited school list. If your school is not accredited by any of the agencies, it is not eligible)
  • ​An enrolled member of a U.S. Federally Recognized American Indian or Alaska Native Tribe, (Visit here to find out how to contact your tribe, apply for enrollment, and/or apply for a Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood).
  • ​Undergraduate student with no more than 150-semester credits or 210 quarter credits (First bachelor’s degree only, graduate studies NOT currently eligible)
  • ​Full-time or part-time status – excluding non-credit courses (minimum of 6 credits)
  • ​Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 must be established and maintained after the first semester/quarter of college
  • ​Completed Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
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