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Native Americans may be one of the least represented minorities in U.S. public schools, comprising less than one percent of students. The drop-out rate among American Indians and Alaskan natives is high and rising; many colleges and organizations, such as the American Indian College Fund, offer scholarships for college in hopes to help with the cost of tuition and inspire more Native American students to continue their education. Many of these Native American scholarships are based on a student’s heritage, family background, residency status, tribe affiliation, and many other characteristics. If you know that your grandparents or parents are a part of a specific American Indian tribe, there very well may be free college dollars available to you in the form of Native American scholarships.

IHS Health Professions Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for American Indian and Alaskan Native undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a full- or part-time study program leading to a degree in a health-related profession for one of the health career priority categories as determined by Indian Health Services. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $48004 Awards:  245
Deadline:  March 28

IHS Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship

This scholarship is available for American Indian and Alaskan Native undergraduate students. Students must enroll in a program of study for the following priority career programs: pre-clinical psychology (junior and senior years only); pre-nursing; pre-pharmacy; and pre-social work (junior and senior years only).

Total: $31919 Awards:  40
Deadline:  March 28

Library Scholarship For Minority Students In Memory Of Edna Yelland

This award is available to minority students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program related to library science. Applicants must be residents of California and/or intend to work in California upon graduation.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 30

Bruce Lee Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are 16 years of age or older at time of application. Students are NOT required to be of Pan-Asian American heritage for this award. Students must: have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher; be involved in community service; and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 30

SREB Doctoral Scholarship for Georgia Residents

This scholarship is available for minority students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program at one of the following universities: Georgia State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Medical College of Georgia, and the University of Georgia. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement, intent to pursue a career in academia, and must be residents of Georgia.

Total: $20000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  March 31

SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program

This award is available for U.S. minority students who are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program and planning to pursue a career as a professor.

Total: $20000 Awards:  80
Deadline:  March 31

SREB Doctoral Scholarship for South Carolina Residents

This award is available for U.S. minority students who are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program and planning to pursue a career as a professor. Applicants must be residents of South Carolina and must attend one of the following institutions: Clemson University, Medical University of South Carolina, or University of South Carolina at Columbia.

Total: $20000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  March 31

SREB Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship for Tennessee Residents

This scholarship is available for minority students who are residents of Tennessee. Applicants must be working on a doctoral dissertation at one of the following institutions: Meharry Medical College, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University, Vanderbilt University, University of Memphis, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Total: $20000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  March 31

SREB Doctoral Scholarship for Virginia Residents

This award is available for U.S. minority students who are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program and planning to pursue a career as a professor. Applicants must be residents of Virginia and must enroll at one of the following eligible institutions: College of William and Mary, George Mason University, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Total: $75000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  March 31

Cay Drachnik Minorities Fund for Art Therapy

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are members of an ethnic minority group. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association (AATA) approved art therapy program.

Total: $900 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarship

This award is for U.S. high school seniors who will be attending college in the fall. Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented group, have a minimum 3.5 grade point average and be pursuing a major in a STEM field; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Total: $1000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  April 01

Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids Minority Scholarship

This award is available for minority undergraduate students who are majoring in visual or performing arts. Applicants must be residents of Kent County, Michigan, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 01