Scholarships for American Indians
American Indian Arts Council Scholarship Program
American Indian Arts Council, Inc.
Attn: Scholarship Committee
725 Preston Forest Shopping Center, Suite B
Dallas, TX 75230
(214) 891-9640 Fax:(214) 891-0221
To provide financial assistance to American Indian undergraduates or graduate students planning a career in the arts or arts administration.
This program is open to American Indian undergraduate and graduate students who are preparing for a career in:
- fine arts
- visual and performing arts
- communication arts
- creative writing
- arts administration or management.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in and attending a fully-accredited college or university. They must provide official tribal documentation verifying American Indian heritage and have a CPA of 2.5 or higher.
Applicants majoring in the visual or performing arts (including writing) must submit:
- audio tapes
- or other examples of their work.
Letters of recommendation are required. Awards are based on either merit or merit and financial need. If the applicants wish to be considered for a need-based award, a letter from their financial aid office is required to verify financial need.
Stipends range from $250 to $1000 per semester
1 semester; may be renewed if the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher
This program was established in 1993
Varies each year
- September of each year for the fall semester
- February of each year for the spring semester