Hopi Tribe Grants and Scholarships Program

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July 15, 2025
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

As servants of our people, we are dedicated to working in a spirit of Suminangwa-Naminangwa, providing quality service and preserving our culture, values, land and resources. We are committed to promoting opportunities for self-determination and self-sufficiency. As a result of this mission, the Hopi tribe offers numerous scholarships and grants. Requirements for grade point averages depend on the student's current status. This is also open to graduate/post-graduate students. This is offered quarterly, so deadlines are April 15, July 15, October 15 and December 15.

Scholarship Details

  • BIA Higher Education Grant/Hopi Education Award: For eligible Hopi students pursuing post-secondary and professional degrees.
  • Diane Humetewa Scholarship: Competitive merit-based scholarship related to Social Justice. (Deadline: June 15th) (*Note: Requires three letters of recommendation: College Academic Advisor, personal reference.)
  • Peabody Navajo Generating Station Scholarship: Merit-based scholarship recognizing high academic achievement. (Deadline: June 15th)
  • Hopi Academic Achievement Award: Merit-based award for eligible graduating high school seniors. (Deadline: June 15th) (**Note: Requires three letters of recommendation: HS Academic Counselor, personal reference.)
  • Education Enrichment Award: To enhance future educational and career goals. (Deadline: 30 days prior to the date of activity)
  • Tuition and Books: For part-time students or those not eligible for other program awards.
  • Standardized Testing Fee Award: Awarded when a fee is required for a school entrance or career certification exam.

Eligibility Criteria


  • Must be an enrolled member of The Hopi Tribe.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Admitted to a regionally accredited college/university.
  • Completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) application and applied for all applicable aid.
  • Meet the required Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for the specific award/scholarship.


  • Completed Hopi Tribe Grants and Scholarship Program (HTGSP) application.
  • Hopi Tribe enrollment verification form.
  • Official high school transcript or official GED test scores (one-time submittal only).
  • Official transcripts from current or past post-secondary schools (in a sealed envelope).
  • Financial Needs Analysis (FNA) form (completed).
  • Endorsed Program of study/degree.

Application Process

  1. Review scholarship details and ensure eligibility.
  2. Prepare necessary documents.
  3. Submit the application online for consideration.
  4. Finalists will be required to submit copies of medical documentation confirming their autism diagnosis.

Our goal is to provide quality services to the Hopi people by enhancing a full range of educational opportunities. We strongly encourage you to apply and wish you the best of luck in winning and with all of your academic endeavors and beyond.

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