It’s never too early to think about applying for scholarships to help pay for college. There are a number of scholarships available specifically for Native students. The Cobell Scholarship, the American Indian College Fund, the American Indian Graduate Center and The American Indian Science and Engineering Society are just a few organizations that help Native students with college tuition costs. We’ve got a few experts who can offer advice for navigating the scholarship field.
Tiffany Gusbeth (Northern Cheyenne) – assistant director of Student Success Services at the American Indian College Fund
Melvin Monette-Barajas (Turtle Mountain Chippewa) – president and executive director of Indigenous Education Incorporated
Josh Lucio (Zuni Pueblo) – program associate for scholarships and programs for the American Indian Graduate Center
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