Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities

First Person Journalism Scholarship Fund

MIGIZI Communications, Inc.

Attn: Scholarship Committee

3123  East Lake Street

Minneapolis, MN 55406

(612) 721-6631            Fax: (612) 721-3936



To provide financial assistance to Native American students working on an undergraduate or graduate degree in journalism.


This program is open to Native American undergraduate and graduate students preparing for a career in journalism or mass communications.  Applicants must be able to document financial need.  

Along with their application, they must submit a 500-word essay on:

  1. how and in what capacity they have been involved in journalism
  2. why journalism is important
  3. their plans for the future and how they plan to use their studies to help the community 

Financial data

The stipend is $1,000


1 year; nonrenewable

Number awarded

1 each year


May of each year