Scholarships Available for Non-Recognized Tribal Students

• American Chemical Society Scholars Program

Contact: Robert J. Hughes, Manager 1155 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036, 800-227- 5558, ext. 6250, Fax: 202-872-4361. Eligibility: Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian; be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident; be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college; be a graduating high school senior, college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically- related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology; be planning a career in the chemical sciences; demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science; demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S., GPA: 3.0 or higher. (Did not specifically state yes or no but can qualified based on other factors, so worth applying.)

• American Nuclear Society

Contact: Scholarship Coordinator, American Nuclear Society, 555 N. Kensington Ave., La Grange Park, IL 60526, 708-352-6611, outreach@ans.org, Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students interested in nuclear science and technology careers. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. 

Association on American Indian Affairs Scholarships

Contact: Association of American Indian Affairs Attn: Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Programs 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B Rockville, MD 20850 Requirements: Application Certificate of Indian blood (1/4), Essay Two letters of recommendation, Current financial aid letter, Complete transcript, Class schedule, Printout of course catalog which shows credits for freshman / sophomore status. The two non-recognized-tribe specific Scholarships are the Allogan Slagle Memorial Scholarship and the Divid Risling Emergency Aid Scholarship.

International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons-North American Indian Scholarship

Eligibility: The student must request their own application by mail. The scholarships are given for technical, vocational or college studies but not granted for studies beyond a Bachelors degree. There is no restriction as to tribal affiliation or Indian blood quantity. However, the student must provide a tribal registration number and fulfill other requirements.

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