Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities


Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship

Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.

Attn: Director of Scholarship Programs

966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B

Rockville, MD 20850

(240) 314-7155         Fax: (240) 314-7159




To provide financial assistance to Native Americans interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in public health.


this program is open to American Indian and Alaskan Native full-time undergraduate and graduate students working on a degree in public health. Applicants must submit documentation of financial need, a Certificate of Indian Blood showing at least one-quarter Indian blood, proof of tribal enrollment, an essay on their educational goals, 2 letters of recommendation, and their most recent transcript.  Selection is based on merit and need.

Financial data

The stipend is $1,500


1 year

Number awarded

1 or more each year


June of each year