Scholarships for American Indians
KOTZEBUE I.R.A. HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Native Village of Kotzebue-Kotzebue I.R.A.
Attn: Education Coordinator
P.O. Box 296
Kotzebue, AK 99752
(907) 442-3467 Fax: (907) 442-2162
Purpose - To provide financial assistance for college to eligible members of the Native Village of Kotzebue.
Eligibility - Applicants must be officially enrolled members of the Kotzebue I.R.A and must provide a copy of Certificate of Indian Blood. They must be enrolled at an accredited postsecondary school (in any state). Religious postsecondary educational institutions must be accredited and course hours must be transferabel to 3 nonreligious postsecondary educational institutions. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and able to demonstrate financial need. Both full- and part-time students are eligible, but full-time students receive priority.
Financial data - The amount of the scholarship is based on the availability of funds appropriated each year by the U.S. Congress. Generally, full-time students receive $1,200 per semester and part-time students receive enough to cover the costs of books, fees, and tuition. Students on academic probation receive $600 for full time and half the costs of books, fees, and tuition for part time.
Duration - 1 semester; may be renewed, provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Number awarded - Varies each year.
Deadline - July of each year for the fall semester; December of each year for the spring semester; or April of each year for the summer semester.