Application and Admission Help
College Horizons is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to increasing the number of Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students succeeding in college and graduate programs. Since 1998, they have served over 3,300 Native students on their path to higher ed through our admissions and financial aid workshops. Learn more at their website.
College Horizons is committed to helping American Indian students become experts on the college application and admissions process. They offer a summer admissions workshop focused on demystifying the college application process and exploring college options for Native students. They have been very successful in helping Native students apply to college – 99% of students who attend College Horizons attend a 4-year university and of those, 85% graduate within 4-5 years.
The College Horizons Scholars Program is a new three-week summer program designed to empower Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian College Horizons alumni in their transition from high school to college.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science awards annual scholarships to students who have demonstrated leadership, academic achievement, and an interest in a science career. Preference is given to Native American students who are college-bound high school seniors attending a Colorado high school or undergraduates who attend a Colorado college or university. Awards are presented to recipients at an annual reception in the fall. For more information check out their website here.
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) accepts applications for the Wilma Mankiller Fellowship for their Tribal Policy and Governance Fellowship Program. Two or three applicants will be selected to spend time in Washington, DC to work side by side with national leaders in tribal policy. This fellowship takes place over 11 months and includes a stipend and benefits. Applicants must have a college degree or equivalent experience in order to be considered. For more information on internships and fellowships at the NCAI check out their website.
Check out the Center for Native American Youth website for a comprehensive list of available resources (scholarships, fellowships, summer programs, grant opportunities, etc.).
American Indian College Fund: Since 1989, The College Fund has provided more than 119,000 Scholarships. Last year they distributed $7.2 million directly to students