Beyond any government sources, many professional associations and philanthropic organizations sponsor grants and scholarships for Native American, Native Alaskan, students.
In many cases these programs will target students who are members of specific tribes, or who are pursuing specific professional degrees.
In addition to Federal programs specifically dedicated solely to Native Americans, students should consider applying for the more common government financial aid programs, including: These programs are open to all applicants, regardless of race or ethnic heritage.
The American Indian College Fund is a prime source of financial aid for Native American students looking to fund their college education.
Once you have received your Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood, you can begin your search for grants, scholarships and other financial aid programs dedicated to Native American students.
The first stop along the path to any college funding is the Federal government.
Financial aid for college-bound Native American students can be found from a variety of sources.