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.

Ruth Muskrat Bronson Scholarship 2024-2025

Status: Open
Deadline: June 1, 2024

This opportunity is provided to honor the life and legacy of Ruth Muskrat Bronson.

The purpose of the Ruth Muskrat Bronson Scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to eligible federally recognized Tribal members of Oklahoma pursuing graduate or professional degrees full-time in Nursing or a health-related field.

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 of Oklahoma and possess one-fourth or more degree Indian blood.
  • Be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university pursuing a graduate or professional degree.
  • Be pursuing a degree in Nursing or a health-related field.
  • Be in good academic standing as defined by their institution.

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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.