Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program

  • Website Address
  • http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/mPg.cfm?pageID=149
  • Contact
  • Minnesota Office of Higher Education
  • Address
  • 1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
  • St. Paul, MN 55108-5227
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • Varies
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $6,000
  • 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 ¾ time and graduate students enrolled at least half time.

    In order to qualify for this scholarship, you must be:
    -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.

See if you qualify for this award

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

  

High School Scholarships

Latest College & Financial Aid News

POTUS' Daughter to Attend Harvard University after Gap Year

May 3, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Malia Obama won't be the first child of a president to be accepted into Harvard University, but her decision to take a gap year sets her apart from the traditional college-bound student. As the gap year trend gains popularity in the US, there is still some reluctance in putting pause on a college education. Could it pose some trouble for those who aren’t socialites? Despite [...]

Balling on a Tight Budget with Limited DI Basketball Scholarships

April 29, 2016

by Susan Dutca

117 underclassmen recently took advantage of the new NCAA rule which allows them to test the NBA waters without losing NCAA eligibility as long as they don't hire an agent. However, talented athletes are stuck between choosing to play on scholarships or play professionally. Division I schools are balling on a tight budget, with only 13 scholarships available per team. With the constant [...]

Street Corner Scholarships? Student Panhandles in Attempt to Pay for College

April 26, 2016

by Susan Dutca

The class of 2015 had the largest student loan debt in history and while some students may side hustle to cover their tuition bill, one student has opted to skip the grind and instead, hustle the streets to help pay for her college education. Star student Emily Stutz wasn't offered the necessary financial aid to attend college, even after she appealed to all of the eight [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed