Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program

  • Website Address
  • http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=149
  • Contact
  • Lara Gerhardson
  • Address
  • 1450 Energy Park Drive
  • Suite 350
  • St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • July 1, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $50,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program provides post-secondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award.

    Scholarships are available to eligible Indian undergraduate students enrolled at least three-quarters of the time and graduate students enrolled at least half-time.

    Eligibility:
    -One-fourth or more American Indian
    -A Minnesota resident
    -Enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational school in Minnesota
    -An undergrad student who qualifies for either a Pell or State Grant and demonstrates financial need or a graduate student who demonstrates financial need

    Students are eligible to receive scholarship funding for a maximum of ten years, five years for undergraduate study and an additional five years for graduate-level study. Undergraduate students seeking less than a four-year degree can receive a maximum of three years of scholarship funding in order to preserve two years of eligibility to complete a four-year degree. Students may receive the scholarship for only one degree per undergraduate educational level and one terminal degree.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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