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 Scholars Fund Named Undergraduate Scholarships 2022-2023

Status: Closed

Native Forward Scholars Fund Named Undergraduate Scholarships provide financial assistance to eligible American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate students pursuing degrees full-time at an accredited institution. Please base your personal statement on the field of study you will be pursuing. These opportunities are need-based awards.

  • Holly Scholarship – Students from the Southwest or from a reservation Tribe studying health science or education
  • Thirty7 Scholarship – Students pursuing a degree in education or a teaching certificate.

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 or provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a federally recognized Tribe or Alaska Native group.
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree.
  • Meet the specific eligibility requirements as outlined above for each opportunity.

For any further questions, contact our Scholarship Operations team at


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.