Scholarships for American Indians
Accenture Undergraduate Scholarships
American Indian Graduate Center
Attn: Executive Director
4520 Montgomery Boulevard, N.E., Suite 1-B
Albuquerque, NM 87109-1291
(505) 881-4584 Toll-free: (800) 628-1920 Fax: (505) 884-0427
To provide financial assistance for college to Native American high school seniors interested in majoring in selected fields.
This program is open to:
- enrolled members of U.S. federally-recognized American Indian tribes
- Alaska Native groups
- other students who can document one-fourth degree federally-recognized Indian blood.
- They must be nominated by a school official. Nominees must be planning to enter a 4-year college or university to work fully time on a professional, teaching, social services, high technology, or business degree.
- They must be able to demonstrate financial need, academic achievement (GPA of 3.0 or higher), and leadership in school, civic, and extracurricular activities.
Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay on their most outstanding intellectual endeavor.
Stipends are $20,000 or $2,000 per year
1 year for $20,000 awards; 4 years for the $2,000 awards
This program, established in 2005, is supported by Accenture
5 each year: 3 at $20,000 and 2 at $$2,000
April of each year