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10 Scholarships for 2021 Native Students

Premier Nursing Academy has compiled an up-to-date list of scholarships for BIPOC and marginalized students that has been triple-checked. I am confident that each opportunity is relevant, valuable, and will be awarded during the ’20-’21 school year (with many deadlines in January and February) or will renew next summer.

Scholarship for Healthcare and Nursing Students of Historically Underrepresented Groups
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UNITY announces Mel Pervais  Scholarship Winner

UNITY is pleased to announce Blaine Burnette, White Mountain Apache, as the Mel Pervais Scholarship winner. Burnette, a $1000 Spring Scholarship Recipient, is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics (Statistics) and Economics at Arizona State University. Read More

USDA 1994 Tribal Scholarships Available

The USDA 1994 Tribal Scholars Program seeks to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and related disciplines.  At the following link you can find more detailed information about the program and application process:

  Note, Application Deadline is January 31, 2021   Read More

UNITY Announces Mel Pervais Scholarship


UNITY is proud to announce a new scholarship program aimed at supporting entrepreneurial-minded undergraduate students named in honor of Mel Pervais, Ojibwe, a special supporter and long-time friend of UNITY. Pervais, a retired entrepreneur and engineer and is a former UNITY Trustee. The $1,000 scholarship will be available for the Spring 2021 semester. 

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Virtual Tribal College Fair & Resources

In an effort to support and promote tribal colleges during this time, the Student Success Services Department at the American Indian College Fund is hosting a virtual tribal college fair to give community members and high school students an opportunity to learn about the programs offered at tribal colleges.

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Nominate a Deserving Advisor, Alumni or Youth for these 2020 UNITY Awards

Each year UNITY showcases the best in Indian Country through highlighting a few dedicated community members who embody the spirit of UNITY. Click here to find out more information on scholarships or Nominate a deserving Advisor and Alumni Today.

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$6,000 in cash prizes!
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The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is partnering with UNITY to offer a business plan competition. The winners will be announced at the National UNITY Virtual Conference.

1st Place $3,000.00 plus 3 complimentary registrations to 2021 National UNITY Conference!
2nd Place $2,000.00 plus 3 complimentary registrations to 2021 National UNITY Conference!
3rd Place $1,000.00 plus 3 complimentary registrations to 2021 National UNITY Conference!
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New Scholarships Available from American Indian College Fund

Full Circle Scholarship is OPEN!

The application is now open for the College Fund’s Full Circle Scholarship for Native students. CLICK HERE to learn more about this fantastic opportunity and apply! Share with your friends at

Visit the College Fund’s Student Resources pages to explore these and many more opportunities.

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Responding to Concerning Posts on Social Media

Healthy Native Youth’s website goal is to elevate the engaging, relevant and effective array of American Indian/Alaska Native health promotion curricula and resources! This month’s curricula highlight is Responding to Concerning Posts on Social Media. Read More