The American Indian College Fund administers TCU Scholarships for 35 tribal colleges and universities in the United States. TCU Scholarships are awarded by each Tribal College or University. Contact your school’s financial aid to learn more. TCU Scholarships are awarded on a semester basis, and applications open on January 1st and August 1st each year. Deadlines differ for each tribal college or university. Reach out to your tribal college’s financial aid department to learn more.
Any Native American U.S. citizen that is a member or descendant of a state or federally recognized tribe with at least a 2.0 grade point average, and enrolled as a full-time student can apply for a scholarship. In order to apply, applicants will need a digital photo (please provide a professional looking picture), proof of tribal affiliation (your proof of tribal enrollment (or CIB), or your parent/grandparent’s enrollment with your birth certificate), and a transcript (most recent high school or college).