E.A. Forssgren Scholarship

The E.A. Forssgren Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship offered through the American Indian Resource Center. This scholarship awards up to $3,000 per academic year for American Indian undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled in a federally or state-recognized tribe.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the AIRC Program Coordinator.

Program Coordinator: Jemzi Ortiz

Application is OPEN! DEADLINE IS FRIDAY 12/16/22 at 11:59 PM PST!




American Indian College Fund's Full Circle Scholarship

The American Indian College Fund supports American Indian and Alaska Native college students seeking technical, undergraduate and graduate degrees at tribal colleges and other nonprofit, accredited schools.


Any Native American U.S. citizen that is a member or descendant of a state or federally recognized tribe with at least a 2.0 grade point average, and enrolled as a full-time student can apply for a scholarship.

Required Materials:

  • Digital photo – please provide a professional looking picture
  • Tribal affiliation – your proof of tribal enrollment (or CIB), or your parent/grandparent’s enrollment with your birth certificate
  • Transcript – Most recent high school or college (official not needed) 

For additional scholarship opportunities, check the American Indian College Fund's scholarship list.


NOTE: If you are an enrolled tribal member, contact your tribal office and ask about higher education funding. Some tribes offer funds to their members who are going to college/university.