American Indian Studies Scholarship at Scottsdale Community College

2019-2020 Academic Year

The award scholarship provided by the American Indian Program, comes from different resources, who determine criteria, and is offered one per semester per semester to American Indian students in Tribal Development or American Indian Studies at Scottsdale Community College. A minimum number of these Scholarships will be awarded over the academic year to qualified students. American Indian students interested in applying for the Scholarship must meet financial need, general eligibility and minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) requirements listed below.

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA

  • Must be a registered member of a Federally or State recognized United States Tribe. (CIB or tribal ID required)
  • Must have a High school diploma or GED.
  • Must be admitted to SCC and be enrolled full-time (12 or more credits). Part-time students (6-11 credits) will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Must be pursuing a degree or certificate in Tribal Development and/or American Indian Studies offered at SCC. Student’s are required to turn in an academic pathway, degree check sheet or degree audit.
  • Students are required to have a certificate completed in 3 semesters.
  • Students who have already earned a SCC degree or any other formal degree from a post-secondary institution will be consideration on an individual basis.
  • Preference given to students who demonstrate Financial Need as determined by the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

CUMULATIVE GRADE POINT AVERAGE AND CREDIT HOUR REQUIREMENTS

  • Entering Freshmen: Have recently graduated high school with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  • Transfer Students: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 at previous institution .
  • 12+ credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher. Part-time students will be considered on an individual basis.

ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

Student will be notified through the American Indian Program office if they were selected for the scholarship. Questions about the scholarship may be directed to 480-423-6531.

Award
Varies
Deadline
01/10/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Semester(s) Applying for:
  2. Have you completed the 2019-2020 FAFSA?
  3. Please provide unofficial College transcripts or High School transcripts for entering freshmen.
  4. Please Answer the Following AIS Scholarship Questions?
    • 01. Do you receive Tribal funding?
    • 02. If yes, name of scholarship
    • 03. Year you graduated High School or GED earned?
    • 04. College CGPA
    • 05. College or University Attended
    • 06. Total of SCC credit hours earned?
    • 07. Current credit hours at SCC?
    • 08. Pursuing:
    • Please list the name of the degree or certificate you are pursuing
  5. The following AIS question will be scored on a clear concise statement addressing all part of the questions.
    • Please describe in 7-10 sentences: How will you connect this certificate/degree back to your Community, any Indian Community, or Indian Organization?
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