Many states have enacted laws providing for scholarships,tuition waivers, or grant programs for Native Americans. Most of the states require that students be residents of the state prior to enrolling in a state college/university and/or be a member of a tribe from that state. Students should checkwith the colleges they are interested to see if NativeAmerican scholarships or tuition waivers are offered.
Colorado Fort Lewis College at Durango-Student must be 1/4 Native American OR enrolled in a federallyrecognized tribe OR a direct decedent of a tribal member who lived on a reservation prior to June 1, 1934.
Kansas Haskell Indian Nations University - Students do not need to be tribally enrolled, but must document 1/4 or more tribal descent.
Minnesota U of MN, Morris -Student must be enrolled in a federally recognized tribe OR a parent OR grandparent must be enrolled.
North Dakota State Colleges and Universities
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