Both Merit-based and Need-based, the competitive Cobell Scholarship is annual, non-renewable, and available to any post-secondary student who is an enrolled member of a US Federally-Recognized Tribe and is enrolled in full-time study, and is degree-seeking. Applicants must plan to attend or be attending any nationally, regionally and industry accredited non-profit, public, and private, institution. Applications run from the middle of December until the deadline.
Applicants must be pursuing a vocational certificate or diploma, associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or professional degree, or certificate. All Finalists must demonstrate an unmet need through a process that will be coordinated with the IEI staff. And, all finalists will demonstrate tribal enrollment through a verification process that will be coordinated with the IEI staff. Dollar amounts for the scholarship will vary.