About the Scholarship

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation Achieving the Dream Scholarship is accredited by American Indian College Fund. The American Indian College Fund was set up in the year 1989. Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation Achieving the Dream Scholarship is accredited by American Indian College Fund. The American Indian College Fund was set up in the year 1989. The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation gives financial help to associations that help in the safeguarding, advancement, and improvement of American Indian self-sufficiency and culture in the United States,  these programs will continue to give grants to American Indian students enrolled full-time in an associate’s degree program at any of the approved tribal colleges and universities.


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

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

  • Students must upload your most recent college transcript. (unofficial transcripts are accepted). High school students should submit transcripts or GED scores.

  • Must upload a copy of your proof of tribal enrollment (ID or CIB) or descendency by submitting your parent’s or grandparent’s proof of tribal enrollment along with your birth certificates that prove descendancy.

 

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation Achieving the Dream Scholarship award amounts to

  • This scholarship provides $4000 annually which is non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies annually depending on the availability of funds and students.

 

Deadline information

The students must submit their scholarship application and other required application by the end of May 31, 2020. Applications and other related informations are available online on the American Indian College Fund (AICF) website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Students should be single parents and/or in the first year of an associate’s degree.

  • Students must be American Indian and enrolled in Dine College, Navajo Technical College, Sisseton Wahpeton College, Sinte Gleska University, or Oglala Lakota College to qualify.