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The American Indian College Fund announced earlier this week that its scholarship season opens on February 1, 2024. Hundreds of scholarships in all areas of study are available for Indigenous students.

Indigenous students attending tribal colleges and universities can receive additional scholarship support.

The College Fund encourages any Native American who is a U.S. citizen and an enrolled tribal citizen, or descendant of an enrolled tribal citizen, of a state or federally recognized tribe are encouraged to apply. Applicants must also have a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average and plan to enroll as a full-time student at a nonprofit, accredited college or university.

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The College Fund will host a free scholarship kick-off informational webinar February 1 at 6:00 p.m. MST. To attend please register online at https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TxHxRBkeQlKe6SxFnTyquA#/registration. The webinar will be recorded, and other virtual opportunities will be available throughout the scholarship season on the dates below:

  • March 20
  • April 9
  • April 25
  • May 23

College Fund staff will also conduct in-person recruiting at community events, including the American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s Student Conference, the Stanford Powwow, and the California Indian Big Time and Social Gathering at California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt.

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