Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships by Grade Level > Graduate Scholarships > Smithsonian Native American Awards Program

Smithsonian Native American Awards Program

$6,000

Deadline Varies

Awards Available: See Description

Apply Now!
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Native American Awards Internship falls within the Native American Awards Program which supports students, who are formally or informally affiliated with a Native American community or tribe, to visit the Institution to learn about research or other museum-related activities using its Native American-related resources.

    Internship Awards are available for students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Interns pursue projects supervised by Smithsonian staff members.

    Eligibility:
    -Students who are formally or informally affiliated with a Native American community or tribe
    -Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or in a graduate program
    -Must be interested in learning more about their academic and career goals as they relate to Native American resources

    Submission Materials:
    -Essays must be 2-4 pages, double spaced in 12 point type and must address the following three separate questions, which can be found at the scholarship provider's website.
    -Official transcripts
    -Resume
    -Two academic references

    -Deadline: February 1. For Summer (beginning after June 1) and Fall (beginning after October 1)
    -Deadline: October 1. For Spring (beginning after January 1)

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Bryan T. Fair
  • 750 Ninth St NW Suite 9300
  • MRC 902 P. O. Box 37012
  • Washington, DC 20013-7012
  • siofi@si.edu
  • tel: 202-275-0655
  • fax: 202-275-0489

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (0)

expand_more

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


Latest College & Financial Aid News

Student Strips for Presentation in Protest of Professor’s Comments

May 15, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo credit: Jeffrey Vinocur

A Cornell University senior presented a trial run of her senior thesis wearing nothing but her bra and panties in protest of her professor's comments about the length of the shorts she was wearing. Offended and taken aback by the comments, she further invited others to support her on the day of the presentation by stripping down to their undergarments with her during her 15-minute address. [...]

University Usher Gets Physical With Grads

May 8, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo credit: Miami Herald

The University of Florida is issuing apologies for the way some black students were handled during a recent commencement ceremony. While doing some short dances or jumps on stage upon receiving their diplomas, some say that a white usher was "inappropriately aggressive" when rushing the graduates across the stage, suggesting that he was "motivated by race because the students were black." [...]

Black Professor Flooded with Threatening Letters, Calls and Emails

May 1, 2018

by Susan Dutca

An Emory University philosophy professor is being met with "white racist vitriol" following the publication of his op-ed titled, "Dear White America." His "letter of love", which called on readers to "accept the truth of what it means to be white in a society created for white people," made him, what he calls, a "target of racist hatred." [...]