Graduate Students-All Colleges
Students pursuing a graduate degree at any eligible college (tribal or non-tribal) may apply for The American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarships. These scholarships are funded through our partnerships with corporate and private 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 scholarships include:
- U.S. citizenship
- Enrolled in a non-tribal 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. You may check the scholarships available and their eligibility requirements listed here or download a [PDF 12KB] listing of all American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship graduate scholarships.
- 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 for non-tribal college students, please contact a member of the scholarships team at 800-776-3863.
American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Deadlines:
Applications are accepted from students attending tribal colleges and universities 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 September each year to the address listed on the application.
Award and denial notices will be mailed out to all applicants by September to the address listed on the application. Good luck!