Cobell Scholarship 

Both merit-based and needs-based, the competitive Cobell Scholarship is annual, non-renewable, and available to any post-secondary (after high school) student who is; an enrolled member of a US Federally Recognized Tribe, enrolled in full-time study, and is degree-seeking. Applicants must plan to attend or be attending any nationally, regionally and industry accredited non-profit, public and private, institution. Applicants must be pursuing a vocational certificate or diploma, associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or professional degree, or certificate. To apply/read more about the Cobell Scholarship, please click here

E.A. Forssgren Scholarship

The E.A. Forssgren Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship that 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.

Applications for the scholarship can be obtained by contacting the AIRC Program Coordinator.

Program Coordinator: Jemzi Ortiz

Full Circle Scholarship

Full Circle scholarship applications are accepted every year from Jan 1 – May 31. The American Indian College Fund determines student eligibility and awards the scholarships. All applicants are emailed an award or denial notice by August. Those applicants who are chosen to receive a scholarship will also receive a mailed notice to the address listed on their applications. To view the eligibility requirements for the Full Circle Scholarship application, please click here



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.