Published On: Wed, Mar 23rd, 2011

Association of American Indian Affairs Scholarships

Application materials will be accepted from April to June 2011.

For a list of required documents and an explanation of required documentation go to:

http://www.indian-affairs.org/scholarships/explanation_of_docs.htm

 Available scholarships:

Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Adolph Van Pelt Special Fund for Indians Scholarships

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Adolph Van Pelt Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 to students in any curriculum. Disbursement in the amount of $750 is made directly to the college fall and spring semesters pending satisfactory progress. Spring disbursement requires a copy of the fall semester’s grades and a spring semester class schedule. This scholarship does not automatically renew. Students are eligible to apply on a yearly basis.

·         Displaced Homemaker Scholarships

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Displaced Homemaker Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to those men and women who would not otherwise be able to complete their educational goals due to family responsibilities. This scholarship is generally for older students who have put off college to raise their children and students who are returning to college after raising their children. If you have questions about whether you qualify as a displaced homemaker contact Lisa Wyzlic at lw.aaia@verizon.net or 240-314-7155. Funds in the amount of $750 per semester are disbursed directly to the college pending satisfactory progress. Funds may be used to assist with childcare, transportation and basic living expenses in addition to educational costs. Spring disbursement requires a copy of the fall semester’s grades and a spring semester class schedule. This scholarship does not automatically renew. Students are eligible to apply on a yearly basis.

Additional information is required for this scholarship.

o   Separate essay of family responsibilities

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    • Monthly budget

·         Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a degree in public health or science. Disbursement in the amount of $750 is made directly to the college fall and spring semesters pending satisfactory progress. Spring disbursement requires a copy of the fall semester’s grades and a spring semester class schedule. This scholarship does not automatically renew. Students are eligible to apply on a yearly basis.

·         Emilie Hesemeyer Memorial Scholarships

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Emilie Hesemeyer Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 with a preference given, but not limited to, students pursuing a Major in education. This scholarship is renewable up to four years toward any single degree pending satisfactory progress. Disbursement in the amount of $750 is made directly to the college fall and spring semesters pending satisfactory progress. Spring disbursement requires a copy of the fall semester’s grades and a spring semester class schedule.

Graduate Scholarships

  • Florence Young Memorial Scholarships

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Florence Young Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 to students pursuing a Masters degree in art, public health or law. Disbursement in the amount of $750 is made directly to the college fall and spring semesters pending satisfactory progress. Spring disbursement requires a copy of the fall semesters’ grades and a spring semester class schedule. This scholarship does not automatically renew. Students are eligible to apply on a yearly basis.

  • Sequoyah Graduate Scholarships

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Sequoyah Graduate Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 to students in any curriculum. Disbursement in the amount of $750 is made directly to the college fall and spring semesters pending satisfactory progress. Spring disbursement requires a copy of the fall semesters’ grades and a spring semester class schedule. This scholarship does not automatically renew. Students are eligible to apply on a yearly basis.

– Association of American Indian Affairs

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