Native Forward Scholars Fund established the Student Relief Funding to assist Native students who are facing financial hardships and challenges by providing them with a one-time relief award. The fund will be utilized to help support students in emergency situations that includes, but is not limited to, food insecurity, emergency travel costs, emergency housing costs, educational technology or technology-related resources, or other educational expenses.
To be considered for Native Forward Student Relief Funding the applicant must meet the following requirements:
- Be pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree in any field of study.
- Be enrolled full-time in a U.S. accredited non-profit institution and provide proof of full-time enrollment.
- Be an enrolled member or descendant of a federally or state-recognized Tribe.
- Provide proof of enrollment via a copy of their Certificate Degree of Indian Blood, Tribal membership card, OR a letter of enrollment/descendency from their Tribal enrollment office.
Contact our Scholarship Operations team at scholarships@NativeForward.org.