Funding Opportunities for
Undergraduate Students
Native Forward Scholars Fund offers funding opportunities for undergraduate students including AS, BA and BS degrees in all majors, with special scholarships for STEM majors

Funding Opportunities for
Graduate Students
Native Forward Scholars Fund offers a variety of funding opportunities for graduate students including MA, MS, PhD, STEM, Medical, Law, MBA, and other professional degrees.

All Native American High School Academic Team 2023-2024

Status: Closed

The All Native American High School Academic Team is awarded to high school seniors who have outstanding academic achievements, leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, and motivation to serve and succeed. Applicants must hold a current GPA of 3.25 or higher. This opportunity is a merit-based award.


Students must meet the following requirements to be considered for this scholarship:

  • Be an enrolled member or descendant of a federally or state-recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native group.
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree in any field of study.
  • Possess an unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.
  • Be a high school senior and incoming college freshman for the fall 2023 term.

Thank you for submitting your application for the All Native American High School Academic Team. Please make sure your references, Tribal Enrollment Office, and Financial Aid Office understand that their questionnaires, Tribal Enrollment Certification, and Financial Need Form are all due by July 15th.

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My whole life I really didn’t think that was in the cards for me and Native Forward Scholars Fund believed in me and was able to provide me with the support and the community to be able to study what I wanted and also know that I had a place within the science world.