Bureau of Indian Affairs Higher Education Grant Program
To be eligible for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Higher Education Grant Program, applicant must:
- Be a member of, or at least one-quarter degree Indian blood descendent of a member of an American Indian tribe who are eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States through the Bureau of Indian Affairs to Indians because of their status as Indians
- Be accepted for admission to a nationally accredited institution of higher education that provides a course of study conferring the Associate of Arts or Bachelor’s degree
- Demonstrate financial need as determined by the financial aid officer of the post-secondary institution
The grant application is available from the education office of the Tribe in which you are affiliated or possess membership. As the majority of federally recognized tribes are administering the grant program for their tribal members, call your tribe first.