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.

BIE Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund 2024-2025

Status: Closed

The purpose of the BIE Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund program is to provide financial assistance to eligible American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate, graduate, and professional students pursuing degrees full-time at an accredited institution in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields (i.e., Medical and Life Sciences; Engineering; Physical Sciences; Chemistry; Natural Resources/Conservation; Mathematics and Computational Sciences; Earth, Environmental, and Agriculture/Animal Sciences; Technology; Computer Sciences; Architectural Sciences; Public Health; Psychology; etc.). This opportunity is a need-based award.

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

  • Be an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native group.
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree.
  • Be pursuing a degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) field.

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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.