Native Scholarships

A scholarship resource for Native students at the University of Redlands - Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian.

NSP is happy to help with scholarship applications, required letters of recommendation, and more. 

Hawai’i Daughters Guild of California

The Hawai`i's Daughters Guild of California supports the ever increasing educational need and goals of woman of Polynesian ancestry. Our commitment is to help young women achieve their post-secondary educational endeavors through mentoring and scholarship awards.

Deadline: March 15th 
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 

  • Female of Polynesian ancestry
  • California resident
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

Website: https://hawaiidaughtersguild.webs.com/scholarships.htm

Hawai’i Community Foundation Scholarships

The Hawaii Community Foundation helps people make a difference by inspiring the spirit of giving and by investing in people and solutions to benefit every Island community.

Deadline: Varies
Amount: Varies
Requirements: 

  • Be a resident of the State of Hawai‘i
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Attend an accredited two or four year not for profit institution within the United States as either an undergraduate or graduate student
  • Be a full-time student as determined by your institution
  • Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA (unless otherwise stated)

Website: https://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/scholarships/scholarshipfaqs

Hopi Tribe Grants & Scholarships 

“As servants of our people, we are dedicated to working in a spirit of Suminangwa-Naminangwa, providing quality service and preserving our culture, values, land and resources. We are committed to promoting opportunities for self-determination and self-sufficiency.”

Deadlines:

  • Summer Semester               April 15th

  • Fall Semester                        July 15th
  • Winter Semester                  October 15th
  • Spring Semester                   December 15th

Amount: Varies
Requirements:

  • Proof of Tribal Enrollment 
  • GPA Requirements 
  • Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 

Website: https://www.hopi-nsn.gov/tribal-services/department-of-education/htgsp/

Ke Ali’i Pauahi Foundation Scholarships

The Ke Ali’i Pauahi Foundation is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to “develop new and diverse sources of income to support the ever-increasing educational needs and goals of people of Hawaiian ancestry.”

Scholarships for both public applicants & Kamehameha School senior students are available.

Deadline: December 20th for Kamehameha, February 7th for Public
Amount: Varies
Requirements: Depends if a Kamehameha student or Public Applicant. Check the website for exact requirements for each. 

Website: https://www.pauahi.org/scholarships-program/

Little Eagle Free Scholarship 

Little Eagle Free, Inc. awards scholarships to American Indian students attending college within the state of California.

Deadline: July 15th 
Amount: Varies
Requirements:

  • Copy of Current Transcripts 
  • Picture ID 

Website: http://www.littleeaglefree.org/