American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Scholarship
Land surveyor or Geosciences
AISES offers a universe of opportunities to students! Our students choose to move fiercely forward in their educational journeys by learning and acquiring new skills that will help them in meeting the ever-changing STEM needs of our communities.
At AISES, we invest more than just scholarship support into our students; we are investing confidence, trust and a large community of support and encouragement for our students. Year after year, our AISES scholars bring potential and limitless possibilities for the future of STEM, each working towards advancing his or her opportunities in STEM career fields.
Among our current and past scholarship programs, sponsors have included Google, Intel, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and many others. Information for scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year will be available soon. To ensure you receive notification of all upcoming scholarship opportunities, please be sure you sign-up for informational updates and our monthly newsletter here.
Must have a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher cumulative grade point average (GPA).
Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited four-year college or in their second year at a two-year college leading to a four-year degree. Students at a two-year college must demonstrate a transition plan to a four-year college/university.
Must be a member of an American Indian tribe, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or First Nations of Canada or otherwise considered to be an American Indian by the tribe with which affiliation is claimed; or is at least 1/4 American Indian blood; or is at least 1/4 Alaskan Native; or considered to be an Alaskan Native by an Alaskan Native group to which affiliation is claimed.
Must be a current college sophomore or higher (entering their junior or senior year of undergraduate study or enrolled in a graduate program
Must maintain a strong academic performance
Terms of Award:
Five Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.
Award Notifications sent to selected individuals by April
Applications may be submitted online
For more information regarding AISES scholarship programs, contact us or call Liz Encinias at 505-765-1052 x107