Scholarships for American Indians
EMPOWER Scholarship Awards
Attn: EMPOWER Scholarship Program
3915 Golden Valley Road
Minneapolis, MN 55422
(763) 520-0214 Toll-free: (888) 845-8253 Fax: (763) 520-0562 TTY: (763) 520-0245
To provide financial assistance to students of color interested in preparing for a career in the medical rehabilitation field.
This program is open to ethnically diverse students accepted at or enrolled in an institution of higher learning. Applicants must be residents of Minnesota or have volunteered in a program of the Courage Center. They must be able to demonstrate a career interest in the medical rehabilitation field by completing at least 200 hours of career-related volunteer service and must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Selection is based on career intentions, need, and or higher. Selection is based on career intentions, need, and achievements, not academic rank.
The stipend is $1,500
This program, established in 1995, is also identified by its acronym as the EMPOWER Scholarship Award.
2 each year
May of each year