Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities


Ethel Curry Scholarships

Minnesota Department of Education

Attn: Manager, Minnesota Indian Education

1500 Highway 36 West

Roseville, MN 55113-4266

(651) 582-8832         Toll-free: (800) 657-3927




To provide financial assistance to Native Americans in Minnesota who are interested in working on an undergraduate or graduate degree.


This program is open to Indians who are enrolled in a Minnesota-based tribe or community.  Applicants must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Minnesota as a junior, senior, or graduate student.  They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Selection is based on merit.

Financial data

The stipend is $3,000 per year for undergraduate or $6,000 per year for graduate students


Up to 4 years

Number awarded 

Varies each year; recently, 12 of these scholarships were awarded


May of each year