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Dakota Indian Foundation

$1000 per semester

  • The scholarship program is established for the further educational advancement of aspiring Native American students with priority given to those of Sioux heritage.
  • Scholarships are only offered to Sophomore. Junior and Seniors. You must have 24 credit hours or more-to qualify for the scholarship.
  • Scholarships are open to accredited post-high school training (four year, two year, and Vocational intuitions).
  • Scholarships are for any approved course of study.
  • Dakota Indian Foundation only funds Fall & Spring semesters. Summer semester is not funded!
  • Applicant must be or have been graduated from an accredited high school, have a GED, or have post high school training credit.
  • Student applicant must take 12 or more credit hours per semester. and complete the 12 or more credits hours with a minimum of 2.0 GPA per semester that is funded bv Dakota Indian Foundation.
  • Students are required to complete a scholarship application, submit an official academic college transcript, a copy of your tribal registration, a current photograph of yourself, and a recommendation from your counselor or an advisor, as well as a personal statement.
How to Apply:

Visit here for an online application.


August 1st for the Fall semester and January 15 for the spring semester.


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