Scholarship Resources

This list has been created as a courtesy to our peer organizations and students. It is not an exhaustive list of all funding opportunities available. Please contact each of the following organizations directly with any questions or concerns.

To post a scholarship on this page or request corrections, email details to cwmoore@cps.edu

Check out this website to use as a resource on HOW to write effective scholarship essays: https://www.surveyssay.com/how-to-write-a-scholarship-essay/

Native Organization Sponsored

Midwest SOARRING Foundation Scholarship- The application deadline is July 15, 2017: MSF Scholarship app 2017

Souder, Miller & Associates (SMA) STEM Scholarship program- The application deadline is June 16, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.: http://www.soudermiller.com/tss

American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships (AIGCS): http://www.aigcs.org/scholarships/

Scholarship resources provided by AIGCS: http://www.aigcs.org/os_categories/other-scholarships/

American Indian Library Association Graduate Scholarship: http://ailanet.org/awards/scholarships/

American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES): http://www.aises.org/scholarships

American Indian College Fund: http://collegefund.org/student-resources/scholarships/scholarship-programs/

U.S. Bureau of Indian Education: https://www.bie.edu/ParentsStudents/Grants/

Catching the Dream Scholarship Program: http://catchingthedream.org/

American Indian Services: https://www.americanindianservices.org/

Local Scholarship Opportunities to CPS Students and Chicagoland Residents (including non-Native students)

Chicago Public Schools Scholarship Resources: https://chooseyourfuture.cps.edu/scholarships-financial-aid/scholarships/scholarships-guide/

City Colleges of Chicago- open to CPS graduates from 2016 and beyond: http://www.ccc.edu/departments/pages/chicago-star-scholarship.aspx

The Marcus J. Bradshaw Foundation Scholarship- application deadline May 22, 2017: https://www.mjbf.org/

Chicago Housing Authority- only for current CHA residents, application deadline May 17, 2017: www.thecha.org/scholarship

 

Scholarship Search Engines OR Non-Native Organization Sponsored

Petersons.com: https://www.petersons.com/college-search/scholarship-search.aspx

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/

CollegeScholarships.org: http://www.collegescholarships.org/nativeamerican.htm

Scholarships.com: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/minority-scholarships/american-indian-native-american-scholarships/

Niche.com: https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarships/?minorities=native-american

CollegeScholarships.org: http://www.collegescholarships.org/nativeamerican.htm

Scholarships.com: https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-type/minority-scholarships/american-indian-native-american-scholarships/

Scholarshipsforwomen.net: http://www.scholarshipsforwomen.net/native-americans/

Student Debt Relief: https://www.studentdebtrelief.us/knowledge-base/grants-internships-scholarships-native-americans/