Accenture American Indian Undergraduate Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

July 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

American Indian Graduate Center

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually. Last year, seven scholarships were awarded.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be seeking a degree and career in fields of study including various fields of engineering, computer science, operations management, management, finance, marketing, and other business-oriented fields.
  2. Must be an enrolled member of a U.S. federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group.
  3. Must be entering college as a first-year undergraduate student.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.
  5. This award is for U.S. students.
  6. Must enroll as a full-time student.
  7. Must be a U.S. citizen.

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

Description: This award is for U.S. high school seniors who are pursuing a degree in various fields of engineering, computer science, operations management, management, finance, marketing, and other business-oriented fields. The student must be of Native American or Alaska Native descent and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

Application requirements for the Accenture American Indian Undergraduate Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • FAFSA
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Essays (4)
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Fin. Need Form
  • Tribal Eligibility Cert.
Additional Information: The Accenture American Indian Scholarship program was established in 2005 to build personal and lasting relationships with students who will become the future leaders in the American Indian communities and possibly with Accenture. Each academic year, Accenture selects students who demonstrate character, personal merit and commitment to the American Indian community locally and/or nationally. Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed. Accenture provides summer internships opportunities for interested scholars.

Award Amount: $2,500 annually, renewable for up to three additional years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, July 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, July 15

Applications will be available online at the American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) website. Detailed instructions for creating an account and beginning the application process are available by clicking the "Online Application Instructions" link. The student must provide the following documents in the online application system: an unofficial transcript indicating his/her unweighted grade point average; responses to four essay questions; and contact information for one academic reference and one community reference. The student is also required to provide a letter of acceptance and proof of enrollment; however, these documents may be submitted at any time prior to awarding of scholarship funds. In addition to the online application, the student must also submit a Financial Need Form (FNF) and a Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC). The FNF and TEC are available on the AIGC website and are due by July 15. The student must also complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov, at high school guidance offices, and at college financial aid offices.
Contact: Sharon Becenti
Address: 3701 San Mateo Blvd. N.E. #200 Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110

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