Opportunities for Native American Graduate Students

Attention! Native Graduate Students!

The American Indian Graduate Center, Inc. announces the availability of fellowships and loans for service to American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students.

To find out more information and eligibility requirements about various programs, please visit www.aigc.com to view programs listed under scholarships and fellowships.

Some of the fellowships include:

  • Elizabeth Furbur Fellowship: Graduate fellowship for women studying the creative fine arts, visual works, crafts, music, performing, dance, literacy, creative writing and poetry.
  • Dr. George Blue Spruce Fellowship: Dr. Blue Spruce created the fellowship as a step toward increasing the very low number of American Indian dentists.
  • Gerald Peet Fellowship: Priority to medical students or health-related fields.
  • Grace Wall Barreda Memorial Fellowship: Graduate fellowship for students seeking advanced degrees in environmental studies or public health.
  • Jeanette Elmer Scholarship/Graduate Fellowship: AIGC was granted authority to accept administration of the trust fund monies of the Jeanette Elmer estate. This fund is designated to provide scholarships to students who have completed their bachelor’s degree and are enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program at an accredited institution and who are members of Wisconsin, New Mexico or Arizona tribes.
  • Katrin Lamon Fund: For Native American graduate students majoring in literature, journalism and communications or a related field.
  • Ruth Muskrat Bronson Scholarship Fund: Priority to nursing, or health-related fields if the nursing pool is non-existent. One or two graduate students per year.

In addition, there are links to other scholarships on the site.