Scholarship Details

SAVE [USA] Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program

Scholarship Description

Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program provides postsecondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award. *check back later for updates on scholarship availability.

Field of Study

    Unspecified

Additional Information

  • Type Of Award: SCHOLARSHIP
  • Amount: The award amount is based on need up to $4,000 per year for undergraduate students and up to $6,000 for graduate students.

    Students are eligible to receive scholarship funding for a maximum of ten years, five years for undergraduate study and an additional five years for graduate-level study. Undergraduate students seeking less than a four-year degree can receive a maximum of three years of scholarship funding in order to preserve two years of eligibility to complete a four-year degree. Students may receive the scholarship for only one degree per undergraduate educational level and one terminal degree.
  • Application Deadline: 01-Jul
  • Level Of Study: UNDERGRADUATE/GRADUATE
  • Automatic Consideration: NO
  • Renewable: STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING FOR A MAXIMUM OF TEN YEARS, FIVE YEARS FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDY AND AN ADDITIONAL FIVE YEARS FOR GRADUATE-LEVEL STUDY. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS SEEKING LESS THAN A FOUR-YEAR DEGREE CAN RECEIVE A MAXIMUM OF THREE YEARS OF SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING IN ORDER TO PRESERVE TWO YEARS OF ELIGIBILITY TO COMPLETE A FOUR-YEAR DEGREE. STUDENTS MAY RECEIVE THE SCHOLARSHIP FOR ONLY ONE DEGREE PER UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATIONAL LEVEL AND ONE TERMINAL DEGREE.
Application Address
Contact Information

Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program
Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108
Tel: (651) 642-0567 or (800) 657-3866
Fax: (651) 642-0675

Lara Gerhardson, Outreach Liaison
Tel: (218) 755-2557
Bemidji State University
114 Decker Hall
Bemidji, MN 56601
E-mail: misp.lara@hotmail.com

Minimum Requirement

Scholarships are available to eligible Indian undergraduate students enrolled at least ¾ time and graduate students enrolled at least half time.
In order to qualify for this scholarship, you must be:
One-fourth or more American Indian
A Minnesota resident
Enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational school in Minnesota
An undergrad student who qualifies for either a Pell or State Grant and demonstrates financial need or a graduate student who demonstrates financial need.

Colleges & Universities
  • - Herzing University- Minneapolis Campus
  • - Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • - Minneapolis Community and Technical College
  • - Minnesota State University- Moorhead
  • - Minnesota State University-Mankato
  • - Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
  • - University of Minnesota
  • - University of Minnesota - Duluth
  • - University of Minnesota - Morris
  • - University of Minnesota - Rochester
  • - University of Minnesota-Crookston