$5,000 Scholarship Opportunity

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For STEM Majors

The Vermont Center for Workforce Development and Diversity is pleased to offer $5,000 scholarships to selected Native American (including Abenaki) and First Generation college students who enter STEM majors (science, technology, engineering, math) at a Vermont college or university. 

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic standing, letters of recommendation, and an essay detailing career goals. 

Please direct your students to the Vermont EPSCoR Native American and First Generation Student Scholarship program website. 

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Requirements to apply for a VT EPSCoR CWDD Student Scholarship an applicant must be:

  • A Vermont resident and United States citizen
  • A graduating senior at a Vermont high school planning to attend a Vermont college during the next academic year, OR a current undergraduate enrolled in a degree program at a Vermont college or university, with a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Enrolling or enrolled in a STEM major in college
  • Of Native American ancestry OR a first generation college student

Applications are now open and are due by April 1, 2019

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Udall Foundation opportunity for Native American students


Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Up to $7,000 is awarded to 50 sophomores and juniors pursuing careers related to Tribal policy, Native health care, and the environment. Scholars get to attend the Udall Scholar Orientation in August, meeting alumni and community leaders for exceptional networking opportunities, and gain lifetime membership in a growing and active alumni network. For more information, visit us at udall.gov. Deadline: March 8, 2018.

Native American Congressional Internship

A ten-week summer internship in Washington, D.C., for Native American and Alaska Native students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian Country. The Foundation provides round-trip airfare, housing, per diem for food and incidentals, and a stipend at the close of the program. View the application and visit udall.gov for more information. Deadline: January 31, 2018..

Please share this information and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


Jane Curlin

Director of Education Programs

Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation

130 South Scott Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85701

eMail: curlin@udall.gov

Website: www.udall.gov

Scholarship & Educational Opportunities for Native Americans


DeHayes Multicultural Scholarship

Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Columbia University Medical Center

Our office currently hosts the FREE Pre-Health summer internship opportunities geared towards students that identifies with a group that is racially/ethnically underrepresented in the health professions and comes from an economically or educationally disadvantaged background. Ultimately, the goal of the programs is to provide students with enriching and challenging coursework and networking opportunities in order to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools.



Summer Health Professions Education Program

Summer Public Health Scholars Program

 The Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) is designed for undergraduate students to increase interest in and knowledge of public health and biomedical science careers.  

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Download a booklet with a list of scholarships

 This is a contribution to provide scholarship information for Native students, to encourage and promote postsecondary education for Native students, to promote networking opportunities for Native Americans, and to raise awareness and appreciation for the contributions made by Native Americans to our society. I share this resource with the hope that you would also seek compassion about young people who need guidance and support toward finding the quality of life. You may duplicate and distribute this free booklet. ~Rosie Dayzie, email: rosie.dayzie@gmail.com 

NativeAmericanScholarship (pdf)