The Minnesota Indian Scholarship program provides postsecondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award.
Scholarships are available to eligible Minnesota resident students of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry attending eligible accredited institutions in Minnesota.
Students are eligible to receive a scholarship for up to five years of study at the undergraduate level and an additional five (5)years of study at the graduate level.
Students in certificate, diploma or associates degree programs are eligible to receive the scholarship for no more than three years in order to reserve the remaining two years of undergraduate eligibility for the completion of a bachelor’s degree.
Students may receive the scholarship for only one degree per undergraduate educational level and one doctorate or professional degree.
The award amount is based on need up to $4,000 per year for undergraduate students and up to $6,000 for graduate students.
The on-line Minnesota Indian Scholarship application must be completed to be considered for this award.