Scholarships for American Indians


Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities



American Nuclear Society

Attn: Scholarship Coordinator

555 North Kensington Avenue

La Grange Park, IL 60526-5592

(708) 352-6611                                                   Toll-free: (800) 323-3044

Fax: (708) 352-0499                                         E-mail:


Purpose - To provide financial assistance to Native American and other undergraduate or graduate students who are interested in preparing for a career in nuclear-related fields.

Eligibility - This program is open to undergraduate and graduate sstudents at colleges or universities located in the United States who are preparing for, or planning to prepare for , a careeer in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field. Qualified high school seniors are also eligible. Applicants must have grater than average financial need and have experienced circumstances that render them disadvantaged. They must be sponsored by an organization (e.g., plant branch, local section, student section) within the American Nuclear Society (ANS). Along with their application, they must submit an essay on their academic and professional goals, experiences that have affected those goals, and other relevant information. Selection is based on that and financial need. Women and members of minority groups are especially urged to apply. U.S. citiezenship is not required.

Financial data - The stipend is $4,000, to be used to cover tuition, books, fees, room, and board.

Duration - 1 year; nonrenewable.

Number awarded - Up to 8 each year.

Deadline - January of each year.