Smithsonian Native American Awards Program

Award Amount
$6,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
Varies
  • 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
  • 202-275-0655

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