Applicant Eligibility

Vocational 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

Application Sections

  • 1

    Vocational Application Instructions

    • A Little Bit about the AIEF Vocational Application

    • Applicant Criteria

    • Application Directions

  • 2

    Application Form

    • AIEF Vocational Application

  • 3

    Grow with Google Video

    • Earn Additional Points!

    • Grow with Google Video Survey

  • 4

    Application Attachments

    • Application Attachment Instructions

    • Application Attachments and Agreement

Scholarship FAQ's

  • When are scholarship applications due?

    The vocational scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis.

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

    No, this application is only available online. If you need assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us at the information listed below.

  • How are the scholarships awarded?

    Applications submitted by eligible Native American students 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 within a month of submitting their application.

  • How much is the scholarship worth?

    The vocational scholarship is $500 per year paid directly to each recipient’s college or university.

Need assistance?

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