AIGC: Cobell Scholars Application Now Open

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We are happy to announce the opening of the Cobell Scholars Program scholarship application. The American Indian Graduate Center will manage the Cobell Scholars Program which was established as a result of the Cobell v. Salazarlitigation.  The Cobell Scholars Program is intended to provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students to defray the cost of attendance at both post-secondary vocational schools and institutions of higher education, including graduate and professional schools.

ELIGIBILITY: Scholarships in various amounts are awarded to U.S. Federally-recognized American Indian and Alaska Native community members (students) who are vocational certificate-seeking or associate, bachelor, graduate and professional degree-seeking students in full-time, accredited, non-profit institutions in the United States; and who are able to demonstrate financial need through the submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

A complete application will consist of:

  1. A completed General Application (deadline June 1); and,
  2. Completion of Cobell Scholars opportunity-specific questions (deadline June 1); and,
  3. Tribal Eligibility Certificate (due July 15) which is also available at aigcs.org in the Scholarships section titledOnline Application Instructions; and,
  4. Financial Needs Form(due July 15) which is also available at aigcs.org in the Scholarships section titled Online Application Instructions.

All eligible students are highly encouraged to complete the Cobell Scholars application for funding consideration. Take time to peruse the online application system as you may be eligible for other opportunities.

For more information and to apply, please visit aigcs.org, review the instructions and qualifications, then select “Apply/Check Status” on the right hand side of the page.

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