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.

Native Forward NextEra Energy Foundation (NEEF) Scholarship 2022-2023

Status: CLOSED
Deadline: CLOSED

The NextEra Energy Foundation (NEEF) scholarship, in partnership with NextEra Energy Foundation, Inc., provides financial assistance to eligible American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time at an accredited institution and pursuing degrees with a focus in environment, energy, cultural sustainability, or a major in a STEM or STEM-related discipline. Native American students pursuing degrees that prepare them for the renewable energy workforce are encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold a current GPA of 3.0 or higher.

This program will award 15 scholarships in the amount of $5,000 per academic year. This opportunity is a need-based award.

 

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

  • Be an enrolled member or a descendant of a federally or state-recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native group. Documentation from the Tribe is required through Native Forward’s online tribal eligibility certification (TEC) form.
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • Be pursuing a degree with a focus in environment, energy, cultural sustainability, or a major in a STEM or STEM-related discipline.
  • Possess an unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

Questions:
For any further questions, contact our Scholarship Operations team at fellowships@NativeForward.org.

 

APPLY HERE:
https://app.smarterselect.com/matching/1346/start_page

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.

Mitchell Rose Bear Don’t Walk | Native Forward Alumna | Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes, Crow Nation, Lone Pine Shoshone Paiute