The American Indians or Alaskan Natives tribes undergraduate students or the ones that are looking for a master’s, doctoral, law, or medical degree even in an online university can apply for grant for school and get a $1,500 scholarship. The AAIA is helping students on getting their online education degrees, they are looking for brilliant students who are in a difficult economic situation to pay their online degree programs, and these students must need at least $750 each semester to be able to participate on this program.
Last year the application closed on June 1 so the website is expecting them to close it the same date this year, when sending the application is important for The AAIA that each online university student applicant send these items:
- A copy of his/her tribal ID.
- An essay of no more than three pages.
The essay must be unique and show a personal point of view of his/her life experiences. The essay is needed to be typed in Times New Roman or Arial font, to have no less than 1/2″ margins, to be in 11- or 12-point font, and to be 1.5 or double spaced. This essay is the most important part of the process because is the one that moves the applicant to the next round. The students chosen for the following round will be told via email in August.
To apply is important to:
- Be enrolled members inside in the respective Tribe, either federally recognized or non-federally recognized Tribe, from continental US tribes or Alaska Native.
- Send a copy of tribal enrollment.
- Hold a minimum 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.
- Be registered as full-time students for both fall and spring semesters.
- Join an accredited institution and remain pursuing an Associate’s Degree or higher.
The grants are going to be delivered to the school directly, and all of the ones that are on behalf of the students are going to be applied to his/her account. To get more info about this scholarship, click here.
The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is also giving $1,000 for grants for school to Native American students who are taking an aviation program, even with online educations programs. These online college degree students must be holding a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on their online university.
This second organization, is taking into account: the race, academic records the student has on their online education programs, financial aid the student needs to pay his/her online degree programs, his/her participation in his university and community activities, the work experience he/she has, and a personal statement. All applications must be sent before June 1st with the following items:
- A recent transcript or copy of the academic record on his/her online degree program.
- A recommendation from the university authority
- A typed own testimonial testifying his/her educational goals and how is he/she going to achieve them with his/her career goals.
To get more info about this last program, go check here.