Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities


Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council Higher Education Grant Program

Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council, Inc.

Attn: Higher Education Program

P.O. 4250

Espanola, NM 87533

(505) 747-3841, ext. 13         Fax: (505) 747-3994



To provide financial assistance for college to members of designated Pueblos in New Mexico.


This program is open to enrolled members of the following Pueblos:

  1. Tesuque
  2. San Ildefonso
  3. Nambe
  4. Pojoaque
  5. Picuris

 Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll full time in an associate or baccalaureate degree program and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.  They may major in any subject area.  Financial need is considered in determining the amount of the award.

Financial data

The amount awarded varies, depending upon the recipient's financial need, up to $5,000 per year.  Generally, however, scholarships range between $1,000 and $1,800 per year.


1 year; may be renewed for up to 4 additional years.

Number awarded

Varies each year


June of each year for the fall term; December of each year for spring term; April of each year for summer school (for seniors only).