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Chapter 5, Section 2:
Native American Scholarship Information

American Indian Scholarships Offered at Arizona Colleges:

University of Arizona:
At the University of Arizona, the American Indian Student Affairs organization administers a limited number of scholarships for Native American students. These are not the same as tribal scholarships and you must submit separate applications to your tribe and to:

American Indian Student Affairs
University of Arizona
PO Box 210041, Nugent 209
Tucson, AZ 85421-0040

Northern Arizona University:
Among the scholarships offered to incoming first year students at NAU are the NAU Award of Distinction and New Century Scholarships. These scholarships are automatically offered to all high school seniors in the top 10% of their class. Awards are based on 6th semester ranking in high school. Northern Arizona University’s Robert T. Wilson Foundation Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen who exhibit financial need. The Wilson Foundation scholarships give preference to Minority students who have a 2.5 grade point average or better. The International Business Machines (IBM) American Indian Scholarships award $550 to nine undergraduates majoring in engineering, the natural sciences, mathematics or computer science. Applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA, show financial need and exhibit demonstrated leadership qualities. For information on all of NAU’s other scholarships for freshmen see:

The online application for Northern Arizona University General Scholarship is at: www.nau.edu/~finaid/Scholarship/ScholGen.html

Native American Scholarship Web Sites

American Indian Scholarships Addresses (for funders without websites):

Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council Scholarships
Scholarship Office
PO Box 969
San Juan Pueblo, NM 87566
Phone: (505) 881-4584



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Last updated: May 27, 2005