Applicant Eligibility

Undergraduate Student Criteria

  • Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian (student or one parent must be enrolled and have documentation)

  • Attending an accredited 2 or 4-year college/university or technical/vocational school

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student

  • GPA between 2.0 - 3.5 is desirable, however, ALL current or future undergraduate students are encouraged to apply

  • An ACT score of 14 or above is desirable

  • Online schools and summer programs are not applicable

Application Deadline April 4, 2022

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Prefer a paper option?

Here's a PDF version of the application that you can print, complete and mail in with all of your other documentation required.

Application Sections

  • 1

    Part 1 of 4 - Undergraduate Application Instructions

    • A Little Bit about the AIEF Undergraduate Application

    • Applicant Criteria

    • Application Directions

  • 2

    Part 2 of 4 - Application Form

    • AIEF Undergraduate Application

  • 3

    Part 3 of 4 - Grow with Google Video

    • Earn Additional Points!

    • Grow with Google Video Survey

  • 4

    Part 4 of 4 - Application Attachments

    • Application Attachment Instructions

    • Application Attachments and Agreement

Scholarship FAQ's

  • When are scholarship applications due?

    The deadline for scholarship applications is April 4th. However, if you submit it by March 31st, you can earn an extra point toward your overall score!

  • I am unable to complete my application online. Is there any other way to turn it in?

    Yes, we offer a downloadable PDF version of the application that you can print, complete and mail in with all of your other documentation required. Find it here:

  • How are the scholarships awarded?

    Applications submitted by eligible Native American students each spring are reviewed by members of the Scholarship Committee, who award the competitive grants.

  • How will I know if I've been selected?

    Awarded students will be notified by July 15th if they have been selected to receive an undergraduate scholarship. Due to administrative costs we do not notify non-awarded students.

  • How much is the scholarship worth?

    Up to $2,000 per year is paid directly to each recipient’s college or university.

  • What are the GPA requirements to maintain?

    Grantees must maintain a grade point average of at least 2.0 and submit grades to us each semester.

Need assistance?

Contact us

For more information on scholarships in general: Visit the website at Call 1-866-866-8642 (toll-free) or Email [email protected].