David Risling Emergency Aid Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $400
⏳ Varies

Scholarship Description

This scholarship is very limited in the amount available as well as the situation covered (eviction, utility disconnection, child removed from daycare for non-payment, some very limited car expenses for commuting students). Scholarship is for acute, temporary, unexpected emergencies that would keep students from attending school. Tuition, books, computers and other expected expenses are NOT considered emergencies. Must be Native American/Alaska Native. See our web site at http://www.indian-affairs.org for details AND call the Rockville office prior to submission to see if funding is available and if your situation qualifies as an emergency. We do not fund summer session or expenses incurred over the summer.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Must be American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Tribal Enrollment, financial aid award letter, full time class schedule, explanation of need, proof of need

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Donor: Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.

Supports efforts by American Indians and Native Alaskans to preserve their cultures, languages, traditions, sovereignty, constitutional, legal, and human rights, as well as natural resources health, education, economic and community development. Focus on youth/education, language and cultural preservation and sovereignty issues.