Scholarships

Gikinoo’amaagoziwin Deba’igaadeg

The American Indian Resource Center staff will help you identify scholarships in your major field and assist with looking over your documents for a complete application.

The two most important things to have done before filling out scholarships:
  1. FAFSA: https://fafsa.ed.gov/
  2. Minnesota Indian Scholarship Application http://www.ohe.state.mn.us/pdf/MISPApp18-19.pdf
Scholarships
Bemidji State University Scholarships for American Indians & Canadian First Nations Students
  • Click HERE to fill out this application.

Ethel Curry Scholarship Program

  • Click HERE to fill out this application
Tribal Scholarships

Leech Lake Post-Secondary Grant Application
http://www.llojibwe.org/education/postSecondaryGrantApplication.pdf

Education Division, Attention: Dorothy
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
190 Sailstar Drive NW
Cass Lake, MN 56633
Phone: (218) 335-8253

Oshkiimaajitahdah Scholarship Application, Red Lake Band of Ojibwe
http://www.redlakenation.org/documents/assistance-applications/SCHOLARSHIP_APPLICATION.pdf

15525 Mendota Ave
PO Box 416
Redby, MN 56670
Telephone: 218-679-3350

White Earth Scholarship Program
http://www.whiteearth.com/data/upfiles/files/Education/Undergraduate%20MN%202017.pdf

P.O. Box 418
White Earth, MN 56591
Phone: (218) 983-3285
Fax:(218) 983-3705

Grand Portage Scholarship Program
Call 218-475-2812 for more information or to secure an application. Updated information to come.

Fond du Lac Scholarship Program
Call Bonnie Wallace at 218-879-4593 for more information or to secure an application. Updated information to come.

Mille Lacs Scholarship Program
http://www.millelacsband.com/services/scholarship-program
Call 1-866-916-5282 for more information or to secure an application.

Bois Forte Scholarship Program

P.o. Box 16
Nett Lake, MN 55772
Phone: (218) 757-3261: 800-221-8129
Fax: (218) 757-3312

Upper Sioux Community Scholarship Program
http://www.uppersiouxcommunity-nsn.gov/
Call 320-564-6311 for more information or to secure an application. Updated information to come.

Lower Sioux Community Scholarship Program
http://lowersioux.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/LSIC-Higher-Education-Packet-2017.pdf
Call 507-697-6185 for more information or to secure an application.Updated information to come.

Prairie Island Scholarship Program
http://prairieisland.org/
Call 1-651-385-4132 for more information or to secure an application. Updated information to come.

Helping Hands Emergency Scholarship:
For more information regarding this emergency scholarship, please contact William.Blackwell@bemidjistate.edu

Below are links to other Scholarship websites:

Be sure to search for outside scholarships and apply early so that you may have the best chance of receiving the award.