Graduate Funding Information Service

American Indian


June 18, 2021

Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship

Application Deadline: July 13, 2021, 4 p.m. Pacific Time For tribally-affiliated Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian applicants Applicants must be engaged in the creation, dissemination and/or perpetuation of knowledge in their field Applicants’ work must benefit an Indigenous community or communities in the U.S. and U.S. territories Two-year fellowship of $75,000 Restricted to…


June 14, 2021

Johnson & Johnson/National Medical Fellowships

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021, 8:59 Pacific Time For underrepresented medical students of color* Two-year service-learning program Award amount: $5,000 for first year; $10,000 for second year Restricted to DACA recipients and U.S. citizens The Johnson & Johnson/NMF Future Leaders Scholarship Program is a 2-year, service-learning program designed to expose high performing underrepresented minority (URM)*…


June 8, 2021

UW Alfonso Carlos Peña Graduate Fellowship

Application Deadline: June 22, 2021, 11:59pm Pacific Time The Peña Graduate Fellowship was established to provide support to graduate students engaged in research and/or activities related to wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House). Awardees must have financial need and an interest in and a commitment to addressing social and environmental issues impacting American Indian, Alaska Native, and/or other…


May 12, 2021

Native American Graduate Fellowship

Application Deadline: May 21, 2021 For Native American, Alaska Native, and First Nations graduate students In healthcare fields Must have completed at least one term of graduate school and be enrolled at least half-time for 2021-2022 school year Fellowships of $25,000 Restricted to U.S. permanent residents and citizens The Morris K. Udall and John S….


May 3, 2021

Association on American Indian Affairs (AAIA) Scholarships

Application Deadline: May 31, 2021 For graduate and undergraduate students Enrolled tribal citizens in the continental U.S. or Alaska The Association on American Indian Affairs has been providing Native American student scholarships since 1947 and provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate Native American students who are citizens/ members of their Tribal Nation – whether or not…


April 8, 2021

American Indian Graduate Center Graduate Fellowships

Application Deadline: June 1, 2021 The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) provides financial support for American Indians and Alaska Natives seeking higher education, and support them in attaining undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. AIGC offers a variety of funding opportunities for graduate students including MA, MS, PhD, STEM, Medical, Law, MBA, and other professional degrees….


July 29, 2020

First Peoples Fund: Cultural Capital Fellowship

Application Deadline: August 31, 2020 It is critical that art, culture and ancestral knowledge are passed on from one generation to the next. Through First Peoples Fund’s Cultural Capital Fellowship Program, culture bearers in tribal communities receive financial and technical support to further their important work. Artists in First Peoples Fund’s Cultural Capital fellowship strengthen the…