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Scholarships/Fellowships for American Indian and Alaska Native Students

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The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is the Nation's oldest and largest provider of scholarship and fellowships to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate and professional students.

Visit the ONLINE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS page for full directions regarding the AIGC Online Application System. Should you have questions regarding any piece of your AIGC application, please email

Basic Eligibility for all AIGC Fellowships and Scholarships include:

Demonstration of one of the following:

' Pursuing a master, doctoral, or professional degree as a full time student at an accredited graduate school in the United States (Fellowship, Loan for Service, Wells Fargo)

' Pursuing an undergraduate degree as a full time student at an accredited undergraduate school in the United States (Wells Fargo and Accenture)

' A high school senior planning to attend an accredited undergraduate school in the United States (All Native American High School Academic Team)

All applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need through submission of a Financial Needs Form (FNF) and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

All applicants must be able to demonstrate personal enrollment in a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or possess one fourth (1/4) degree verifiable federally recognized American Indian blood through the submission of a Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC)

Each AIGC fellowship and scholarship program has additional criteria for eligibility beyond these basic listed qualifications. These criteria are found on the website and in the online application form.

'Please note that AIGC administers several private scholarships for which an applicant qualifies only through a submission of the AIGC Fellowship application. These scholarships are listed at the bottom of the Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships page but do not have separate application processes. AIGC staff make selections from the AIGC Fellowship applications (submission of the personal statement).
portable funding

Participating Institution(s):
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American Indian Graduate Center (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
General Arts & Media
General Business
General Earth & Agriculture Sciences
General Engineering & Physical Sciences
General Math & Computational Sciences
General Medical & Life Sciences
General Social Sciences
General Technology
STEM Fields

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Page last updated 2/1/2017
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