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Pete Steffens Native American Scholarship

Value: $1,000

About the Scholarship: The Pete Steffens Native American Scholarship was established to honor the legacy of journalist, professor and advocate Pete Steffensby providing opportunities for Native American and other Indigenous students to study journalism at Western Washington University.          

Eligibility:

  • Students must be admitted to Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA.  Please visit http://admissions.wwu.edu/ to apply for admission to Western Washington University by January 31st.  
  • Students are eligible to receive this scholarship in any year of their studies, from their

freshman year through graduate studies.

  • Preference given to Native American and other Indigenous students who are US or Canadian citizens.
  • Preference given to those with financial need.
  • Preference given to students interested in studying Journalism.

Application: In addition to your Western Washington University admissions application, please complete the Pete Steffens Native American Scholarship application, found here:

http://www.wwu.edu/journalism/scholarships.shtml

Contact Information:

Angie Vandenhaak, Director of Development
WWU Foundation/WWU Office of University Advancement
MS 9034
Bellingham, WA 98225-9034

 Angela.vandenhaak@wwu.edu

(360) 650-7647 (office) (360) 927-0457 (cell)


Presidential Diversity Scholarship - St Lawrence University

Value: $15,000/year scholarship
Dedicated to Aboriginal, hispanic, black and Asian Americans and Canadians, including a US$15,000/year scholarship, as well as additional favourable aid
based on family need.

For more information contact:
Skip Staats
Office of Admissions
St Lawrence University
Canton NY 13617
1 800 285 1856

A website specific to the program is currently under construction.


Government Finance Officers Association Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
Value: One scholarship of US$3,500.
The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is funded by J.D.Edwards, Fidelity Investments Government Services Division,Financial Guaranty Insurance Co., Georgia GFOA, ICMA Retirement Corporation, MBIA, Girard and Lynn Miller Foundation, Minnesota GFOA, and Nations Bank. It recognizes and encourages outstanding minority students enrolled in a course of studies preparing for a career in public finance.
Eligibility: This scholarship competition is for Canadian or U.S.minority students of public administration,(governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management)at the upper-division undergraduate or graduate level. Candidates must belong to one of the following groups (as defined by the U.S.Census Bureau): Black, Indian, Eskimo or Aleut, Asian or Pacific Islander,or Hispanic.Candidates should have a superior record of academic achievement and/or job performance and show promise of completion of their studies at a high level of
performance. In addition,candidates should have plans to pursue a career in s ate or local government finance.

Deadline: February 13
Government Finance Officers Association
Scholarship Committee
180 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Chicago, Illinois 60601-7476
Phone: (312) 977-9700
Fax: (312) 977-4806


American Planning Association APA Planning Fellowship

Value: Several scholarships from $2,000 to $5,000.
The goals of the APA Planning Fellowship are both to encourage students of certain minority backgrounds to enter the planning profession, and to help such students who would otherwise be unable to continue their studies in planning. The program is open to first-and second-year students. First-year students who receive fellowships are eligible to compete for an award the following year.

Eligibility: In order to be eligible, applicants must: be a member of one of the following minority groups: Black,Mexican-American, Native American/North American Indian or Puerto Rican; be a citizen of the United States or Canada; be enrolled or accepted for enrollment, in a graduate planning program that has been accredited by the Planning Board. Preference is shown to full- time students; and document the need for financial assistance.
Deadline: May 15

Attention: Assistant for Division and Student Services
APA Planning Fellowship Program
American Planning Association
1776 Massachusetts Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20036 U.S.A.


American Indian Scholarship Fund, Inc.
The Native American Scholarship Fund was founded in 1986, and has made awards to a total of 131 carefully selected students. Out of the 131, only six have dropped out, for a retention rate of 96 percent, the highest rate of retention of Indian students of any college or scholarship program in the nation. The dropout rate for Indian students at the University of New Mexico, for comparison, is 83 percent for freshmen alone. Our priorities are math, engineering, science, business, education, and computers.
Native American Scholarship Fund
8200 Mountain Rd, NE, Ste 203;
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
Phone: 505-262-2351
web site: www.collegefund.org


Canada- US Fullbright Program
Student must be American or Canadian with Native Heritage and attending a post-secondary education institution studying countries relations between other countries. Value of award is $15,000.00 for student and $25,000.00 for faculty members enrolled in graduate studies.
For more information contact:

Ste. 2015, 350 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1AP
Phone: (613) 237-5366
Fax: (613) 237-2029


AISES - Schuyler M. Meyer, Jr Scholarship Fund
Value: $1,000
Deadline: June 15

Download application from: www.aises.org

Eligibility: Must be Aboriginal and a member of AISES. Students must be pursuing studies in the following: sciences, engineering, health related fields, business, natural resources, math or science secondary education.
AISES Scholarship Department
5661 Airport Boulevard
Boulder, Colorado USA 80301
Phone: (303) 939-0023


AISES - A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Value: $1,000 Undergraduate and $2,000 Graduate
Deadline: June 15

Download application from: www.aises.org

Eligibility: Must be Aboriginal and a member of AISES. Students must be pursuing studies in the following: sciences, engineering, health related fields, business, natural resources, math or science secondary education.
AISES Scholarship Department
5661 Airport Boulevard
Boulder, Colorado USA 80301
Phone: (303) 939-0023


AISES - EPA Tribal Lands Environmental Science Scholarship
Value: $4,000
Deadline: June 15

Download application from: www.aises.org

Eligibility: Must be a member of AISES. Must pursue studies in the following: chemical engineering, biochemistry, chemistry, toxicology, biology, entomology & related environmental disciplines.

AISES Scholarship Department
5661 Airport Boulevard
Boulder, Colorado USA 80301
Phone: (303) 939-0023