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Students pursuing a graduate degree at any eligible college  may apply for The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships.. These scholarships are funded through our partnerships with various donors. These scholarships are administered by the American Indian College Fund and are generally based upon merit or demonstrated financial need.

Minimum requirements for all American Indian College Fund Full Circle graduate scholarships include:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Enrolled in full-time in a graduate program at an accredited tribal. public, or private (non-profit) college or university.
  • Registered as a member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member. (Alaska Natives may use Native Corporation membership.)
  • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0, but many Full Circle Scholarships funded by our partners are more competitive. The scholarships available and their eligibility requirements are listed here
  • Submission of a completed on-line application

To learn how to apply for a scholarship, click here.



For more information about the American Indian College Fund scholarships please contact a member of the Student Success Services team at 800-776-3863.


American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships:
Applications are accepted from students beginning January 1 and ending May 31 of each year. The American Indian College Fund determines student eligibility and awards the scholarships. Award and denial notices will be mailed out to all applicants by August each year to the address listed on the application.
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