About the Scholarship

Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program is licensed by the American Indian College Fund. The establishment was begun in the year 1989, it was framed with the point of putting resources into Native understudies and tribal college education to change lives and networks. The APS Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Arizona Public Service, the leading producer of electric power in the southwest, through a blessing to the American Indian College Fund, will give grants to qualified Navajo understudies for school.


What are the basic requirements needed to apply for this scholarship?

  • The students applying for this scholarship must have been completed their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to receive this award.

  • The applicants must demonstrate financial need.

  • The candidates apply for this scholarship are required to submit their proof of tribal affiliation or a transcript. 

  • Candidates must upload a digital photo that looks professional to share with the donors.


Arizona Public Service Navajo Scholars Program award amounts to

  • This scholarship provides $6000 each year which is non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies depending on the number of students meeting their academic requirements and the availability of funds.


Deadline information

The applications are to be submitted by the end of May 31, 2020. Students are informed to submit their scholarship application and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other information are available online on the American Indian College Fund website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

  • The applicant must have enrolled in an accredited public or private(non-profit) institution as full-time.

  • The student must be a registered member of a federal or state recognized tribe or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is enrolled as a tribal member.