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Scholarships for Native American Students

Be sure to also check out Scholarships for All Students, which includes current and ongoing scholarships.

February Scholarship

Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program

The Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program is dedicated to the support of Native American students pursuing a

higher education in Natural Resources. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, college student or grad student; must have an interest in natural resources; have a commitment to education, community and your culture; and have a financial need.
Award: $2,500
Deadline: February 7, 2018
More info: http://www.itcnet.org/file_download/c6843f64-59d8-4bd6-bc95-1ffcb7c2129b 

March Scholarships

ACS Scholars Program

To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must:

  • Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
  • Be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better)
  • Demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form
  • Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology
  • Be planning a career in the chemical sciences.

Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 1, 2018
More info: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars.html

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

Each applicant must fulfill all the requirements listed below:
  • Must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups:
    Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Pacific Islander.
  • Enrolling as or enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at a U.S. accredited educational institution.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), emphasis on math or actuarial courses.
  • Entering college freshmen must have a minimum ACT math score of 28 or SAT math score of 620.
  • Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession.

Award: Varies
Deadline: March 1, 2018
More info: https://actfnd.academicworks.com/opportunities/126

PSAT Resources
The PSAT is just around the corner and the county Library the resources listed below to help students prepare.

Learning Express Library (LEL)

This resource includes tutorials with downloadable materials, timed practice exams, and helpful test taking tips for the PSAT. LEL helps individuals to further their career paths with a robust complement of College and Career Readiness tools. School Center focuses on K-12 skill-building and improvement in math and language arts, College Preparation Center focuses on 9-11 grade AP, PSAT, ACT, and SAT Exams, and College Center focuses on post-secondary education skill-building including practice exams for undergraduate (Accuplacer, Asset, Compass). Learning Express Library will also include updated information about the NEW SAT Exam starting in January.

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Gale Testing & Education Reference Center

Gale Cengage Learning provides individuals with start-to-finish resources with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape your life. This resource includes over 300 practice tests and courses, dozens of ebooks and study materials, information about more than 4,000 schools, scholarships, resume builder, and career module that help you cover subjects from career change to salary negotiation. Testing & Education Reference Center has sections for High School, College Prep, Career, Grad School, and International tools. Each section includes official practice exams (PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP and more) and study materials for accurate and productive student learning.

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Miscellaneous Resources
Ongoing Scholarships
  • Tohono O'odham Nation Higher Education Assistance/Scholarship
    (520) 383-6571
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