About the Scholarship

United Health Foundation Scholarship - Tribal College Student is accredited by the American Indian College Fund. The American Indian College Fund was set up in the year 1989. The association provides grants, programming to improve Native American understudy access to advanced education, and the help and instruments for them to succeed once they have reached their goal. The United Health Foundation Scholarship Program will include scholarships, mentoring, academic support, job training, and research opportunities. 


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

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

  • 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.

 

United Health Foundation Scholarship - Tribal College Students award amounts

  • This scholarship provides $5000 annually which is non-renewable.

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

 

Deadline information

The students applying for this scholarship must submit their application and other requirements before the due date that is by the end of May 31, 2020. Applications are available on the American Indian College Fund (AICF) website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • A student must have at least a 3.0-grade point average.

  • A student must enroll full-time with a major in Health or related program.

  • The recipient must be enrolled at Dine College or Tohono O'odham Community College.

  • An applicant must have American Indian with proof of enrollment.

  • A student must have an academic achievement or financial need.