Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities


Emilie Hesemeyer Memorial Scholarship

Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.

Attn: Director of Scholarship Programs

966 Hungerford Drive, Suit 12-B

Rockeville, MD 20850

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




To provide financial assistance for college to Native American students, especially those interested in majoring in education.


This program is open to American Indian and Native Alaskan full-time undergraduate students.  Preference is given to students working on a degree in education.  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.

Financial data

The stipend is $1,500 per year


1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years or until completion of degree, provdied the recipient maintains satisfactory progress.

Number awarded

1 or more each year


June of each year