Daughters of the American Revolution National Society
Scholarship Name: DAR American Indian Scholarships
Description: It’s hard to mention scholarships for college without bring up the DAR, or the Daughter’s of the American Revolution. While the name may suggest that scholarships from this organization are reserved only for females a certain heritage, this is definitely not true today. If you search the listings here on Financial Aid Finder, as well as on other resources throughout the Internet, you will find that the DAR gives scholarships to all types of students for all types of study. The DAR awards not one, but three scholarships to American Indians who are pursuing two- or four-year or graduate degrees. One scholarship is specifically geared towards Native American pursuing vocational degrees. The average award for these scholarships is $1,000.
Award: up to $1,500
Awards Per Year: 3
Award Is Open To: High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
How to Apply/Contact: You must contact the Daughters of the American Revolution National Society to request more information about these scholarships for Native Americans. To read more about qualification criteria for this and other DAR scholarships, please visit the DAR National Society website.
See Also: Scholarships for Native Americans
Cherokee Nation Educational Corporation
Scholarship Name: Cherokee Nation Directed Studies Scholarship
Description: The Cherokee Nation has made a large number of scholarship available for students of Cherokee decent who are studying a broad range of subjects. Through the Cherokee Nation Educational Corporation, the Cherokee Nation Directed Studies Scholarship targets students who either don’t qualify for other available scholarship programs, or who are seeking professional and master’s degrees that they can use to advance the Cherokee Nation.
Awards Per Year: Varies
Award Is Open To: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
How to Apply/Contact: More information about the Cherokee Nation Directed Studies Scholarship, as well as information about all scholarships administered by the Cherokee Nation, is available at the Cherokee Nation Education Corporation website.
See Also: Scholarships for Native Americans, Scholarships for Graduate Students