Native American Indian Nursing School Scholarships


A.T. Anderson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1983 in memory of A.T. Anderson, one of 7 American Indian scientists who founded the AISES.

It is awarded to a full time college student, undergraduate or graduate, or student enrolled in a 2 year degree program. The studies must be in the areas of math, science, engineering, natural resources or medicine. As nursing is a science and a health care career you may qualify for this scholarship

Qualifications include status as an American Indian or Alaskan or Hawaiian Native, a GPA of 3.0

Deadline for applications is June 15 of each year

Contact: American Indian Science and Engineering Society, PO Box 9828 Albuquerque, NM 87119-1052; Telephone: 505-765-1052

 

Adolph Van Pelt Special Fund for Indian Scholarships

This scholarship is offered by the Association on American Indian Affairs to full time degree students. It can be renewed yearly, for up to 4 years, during a single degree program and is based upon need and merit.  Students in any area of study, including nursing, are eligible. The scholarship dollars ($1,500) are given during the spring and fall semesters, provided grades are adequate to meet the requirements

Qualifications include status as an American Indian

Deadline for application is July 1 each year

Contact: Scholarship Coordinator, Association on American Indian Affairs, 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12B, Rockville, MD 20850

Telephone: 240-314-7155

 

Allogan Slagle Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the Association on American Indian Affairs to American Indian or Alaskan Native students, of non-recognized tribes, and is based on student’s need. This $1,000 scholarship is paid during the Spring ($750.) and Fall semesters of study and may be applied for annually.

Qualifications include status as an American Indian student enrolled in full time studies, including nursing.

Deadline for application is July 1 each year

Contact:  Scholarship Coordinator – Association on American Indian Affairs, 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12B, Rockville, MD 20850

Telephone: 240-314-7155

 

Displaced Homemaker Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to help Native American men or women who, do to family commitment, might not otherwise be able to complete their higher education goals. The amount of this scholarship is $1,500 which is paid out as &750 each semester. The funds may be used for education cost, child care, living expenses and such. This is a great opportunity to enhance your nursing education to a Baccalaureate or higher level.

Qualifications include a full time enrollment in college and must be applied for annually. Generally speaking, this scholarship is awarded to those aged 30+ who were unable to finish a college education earlier or must improve their educational status to secure a better paying job

Deadline for application is July 1 each year

Contact: Lisa Wyzlic at l[email protected] or, 240-314-7155 Association on American Indian Affairs, 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12B, Rockville, MD 20850

 

Elizabeth and Sherman Asche Memorial Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarship

These scholarships offer $1,500 paid out as $750 per semester, to American Indian or Alaskan Natives enrolled in full time studies of Public Health. These scholarships must be applied for annually and grades from previous semesters will determine eligibility.

Qualifications include being at least ¼ native and the student must be pursuing a Major in Public Health studies.

Deadline: July 1 each year

Contact: Scholarship Coordinator – Association on American Indian Affairs, 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12B, Rockville, MD 20850

Telephone: 240-314-7155

 

Emergency Aid Scholarships

The emergency Aid Scholarship is available in sums up to $400 and is meant for emergency use. Such uses may include sudden and unexpected costs due to loss of daycare placement, sudden eviction from place of residence, etc. Please note that outstanding tuition costs and books are not considered an emergency. These monies can only be applied for once per academic year.

Qualifications for this scholarship include status as an American Indian or Alaskan Native, from federally recognized tribes, enrolled in full time studies. Nursing studies do qualify. Recipients of other AAIA sponsored scholarships are not eligible for emergency aid.

Deadline: There is no deadline for this scholarship; it can be given during Spring or Fall semesters, but it dependent upon availability of funds

Contact: Scholarship Coordinator – Association on American Indian Affairs, 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12B, Rockville, MD 20850

Telephone: 240-314-7155

 

Emilie Hesemeyer Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to students in full time studies towards a Major in education; however other studies, such as nursing, will be considered.  The amount is for $1,500, paid out as $750 for each semester where satisfactory progress is shown.  Currently, the scholarship will only be awarded as funds allow.

Qualifications include status as an American Indian and fulltime enrollment in college

Deadline: unknown Renewable on a yearly basis, up to 4 years

Contact: Scholarship Coordinator – Association on American Indian Affairs, 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12B, Rockville, MD 20850

Telephone: 240-314-7155

 

Florence Young Memorial Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available to American Indian or Alaskan Natives enrolled in full time studies leading to a Masters in Law, Art or Public Health. The scholarship is for $1,500 paid out as $750 during Fall and Spring semesters. Adequate grades are a deciding point for qualification.

Qualifications include status America Indian or Alaskan Native

Deadline: unknown. Must be applied for annually

Contact: Scholarship Coordinator – Association on American Indian Affairs, 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12B, Rockville, MD 20850

Telephone: 240-314-7155

 

Sequoyah Graduate Fellowship

This scholarship is available to students enrolled in full time studies toward a graduate degree in nursing or other professional studies. The scholarship is for $1,500 paid out as $750 in both the Fall and Spring semesters.

Qualifications include status as an American Indian. Monies are dispersed pending adequate grades and performance in the studies of choice

Deadline: unknown.  Must be applied for yearly

Contact: Scholarship Coordinator – Association on American Indian Affairs, 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12B, Rockville, MD 20850

Telephone: 240-314-7155

AD

★ Featured Online Nursing Programs

You might also be interested in one of the following featured nursing programs that are currently accepting students and have online or hybrid nursing programs. You can get in touch with these featured programs directly to get your questions answered. Be sure to check with each program on specific prerequisites for their program!

Online BSN Programs

Online MSN Programs

SPONSORED SCHOOLS