Traveler’s Foundation Scholarship – Tribal College Students

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Amount
Awarded

$4,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 31

Friday
Awarded By:

American Indian College Fund

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe, OR be a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member. (Alaska Natives may use Native Corporation membership.)
  4. Must be enrolled full time.
  5. Must be a current college sophomore, junior, or senior. Preference is given to juniors and seniors.
  6. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  7. Must be a resident of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Florida, Minnesota, or Texas.
  8. Must attend one of the following tribal colleges: Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, Leech Lake Tribal College, White Earth Tribal and Community College, Northwest Indian College, or Haskell Indian Nations University.
  9. Must be majoring in business, accounting, computer science, computer technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or a related field.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is open to U.S. college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent, attend selected tribal institutions, and are residents of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Florida, Minnesota, or Texas. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and demonstrated financial need, and must major in business, accounting, computer science, computer technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or a related field.

Application requirements for the Traveler’s Foundation Scholarship – Tribal College Students are:

  • Application form
  • Photo
  • Proof/tribal affiliation
  • Fin. need form
  • Transcript
Additional Information: Applicants must have demonstrated financial need and a commitment to community and leadership development. The American Indian College Fund determines student eligibility and awards the scholarships. Award and denial notices will be mailed out to all applicants by August each year to the address listed on the application.

Award Amount: $4,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 31

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 31

Applications are available on the American Indian College Fund (AICF) website and are accepted beginning Jan. 1. Students should complete the Full Circle Scholarship Program application to be considered for this award. Only one application is necessary to apply for all AICF scholarships for which the student is eligible. In addition to the appropriate completed online application(s), the student must submit the following materials: a digital photo (at least 1.5 MB in size); proof of tribal affiliation (detailed instructions available on AICF website); his/her most recent college transcript, or high school transcript/GED score report if just starting college (unofficial accepted); and a 'Financial Needs Analysis' form (available on the AICF website). Applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Debra Reed
Address: 8333 Greenwood Blvd. Denver, Colorado 80221

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