Read More: Scholarships for Native Americans are an essential resource. In 2016, data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey showed that income among Native Americans is substantially lower than that of the general U.S. population. Native Americans also suffer poverty at higher rates than the general population. For many, a bachelor’s degree can help to secure a stable job with income above the poverty level, while a master’s degree or another advanced degree can help boost income. Native Americans especially can benefit from higher learning, taking advantage of colleges and programs designed to help overcome institutional biases. Read More
Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades and technology means it’s a great time to go back to school and enter these lucrative and fast-growing industries. To help keep up with demand and assist the next generation of professionals, Porch will award a $2,000 scholarship four times a year to eligible students.
On Thursday, February 18th, UNITY hosted a collaborative online forum to discuss scholarship information and student opportunities with Native American Scholarship foundations. With so many native students looking for available scholarships, UNITY partnered with the American Indian College Fund, American Indian Graduate Center, American Indian Science & Engineering Society and Cobell Scholarship, to bring the discussion to one place. In case you missed it, you can catch the Native Scholarship Forum here, where it is available to watch on UNITY’s youtube channel. Read More
UNITY wishes Native Youth all the best. Help students in your area stay on top of upcoming Scholarship deadlines by sharing resources with your local Regional Representative. Email email@example.com with more programs available to Native youth. Read More
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
Blaine Burnette named 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. The scholarship is named in honor of Mel Pervais, Ojibwe, a special supporter and long-time friend of UNITY. Pervais, a retired entrepreneur and engineer, is a former UNITY Trustee.