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Sharon Kienow, Director
Dacotah Hall 103
1200 S. Jay St.
Aberdeen, S.D. 57401
Phone: 605-626-2640
Fax:      605-626-2587
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Multicultural Scholarships

American Indian 

Cobell Scholars Program
Deadline: June 1, 2015
Summary: Applicants must be members of a federally-recognized American Indian or Alaska Native tribe and demonstrate financial need. Requires application, a FAFSA submission, tribal eligibility certificate, and a financial needs form. 


Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship

Deadline: See website

Summary: Applicants must be enrolled members of an American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group and be college juniors, seniors, or graduate students who demonstrate financial need.  Requires application.  Scholarship amount varies. 


American Indian Education Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships
Deadline:  See website (priority deadline March 1)
Summary: Either the applicant or the applicant’s parent must have documented membership as a Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian. Requires application, essay, transcript and documentation of membership. $2,000 scholarships awarded.


Crow Creek Higher Education Scholarship-Enrolled members only
Deadline: Academic Year-July 15, spring semester-Nov. 15

Phone: 605-245-2221


Lower Brule Higher Education Grant Program-Enrolled members only
Deadline: Fall semester-July 15, spring semester-Nov. 30


Rosebud Sioux Tribe Higher Education Grant Program-Enrolled members only
Deadline: Fall semester-July 15, spring semester-Dec. 1


Standing Rock Higher Education Scholarship-Enrolled members only
Deadline: Fall semester-June 1, spring semester-Nov. 30, summer session-April 30


Yankton Higher Education Scholarship-Enrolled members only
Deadline: Academic year-July 1, spring semester-Dec. 1, summer session-April 15

Phone: 605-384-3641


Catching the Dream
Deadline: Summer session-March 15, fall-April 15, spring-Sept. 15


National Society Daughters of the American Revolution


American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships 



Black/African American


Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship


Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Citigroup Fellows Program 


National Association of Hispanic Journalists  

Other Scholarships
Deadline: 2017-18 academic year application deadline to be announced
Summary: Scholarships are available for American Indian and other minority students. Award amounts and eligibility criteria vary. 

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants John L. Carey Scholarship


American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship


The Lagrant Foundation


Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships