Scholarships for American Indians
First Americans In The Arts Scholarship
First Americans in the Arts
P.O. Box 17780
Beverly Hills, CA 90209-3780
(310) 270-5388 Fax: (310) 671-3212
To provide financial assistance to Native American students in fields related to film and the entertainment business.
This program is open to full-time students currently enrolled in a recognized institution of higher learning and working on a degree related to film and the entertainment business (production, directing, screen writing, production design, cinematography, or acting). Applicants must provide documentation of at least one-quarter American Indian or Alaskan Native blood. U.S. citizenship is required. Along with their application, they must submit documentation of financial need and a 500-word essay on why they are pursuing their field of study, their future plans, and their scholarship funding need.
A stipend is awarded; the amount depends on the availability of funds. Funds may be used only for costs directly related to school
1 year; may be renewed up to 3 additional years if funds are available
Varies each year; recently, 3 of these scholarships were awarded
December of each year