Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities



Hana Scholarships

United Methodist Church
Attn: General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
Office of Loans and Scholarships
1001 19th Avenue South
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
(615) 340-7344                                           Fax: (615) 340-7367


To provide financial assistance to upper-division and graduate Methodist students who are of Hispanic, Asian, Native American, Alaska Native, or Pacific Islander ancestry.


This program is open to full-time students at accredited colleges and universities in the United States:

    • juniors
    • seniors
    • graduate


Who have been active, full members of a United Methodist Church (UMC) for at least 1 year prior to applying.

Applicants must have at least 1 parent who is

    • Hispanic
    • Asian
    • Native American
    • Alaska Native
    • or Pacific Islander.


They must be able to demonstrate

    •  involvement
    • academic ability (GPA of at least 2.85 for undergraduates or 3.0 for graduate students)
    • and financial need.


U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required

Financial data

The maximum stipend is $3,000 for undergraduates or $5,000 for graduate students


1 year; recipients may apply

Number awarded

50 each year


March of each year