Additional Scholarship Resources

Scholarships are a very important component to help fund your post-secondary education. The Karuk Education Department recognizes that navigating through the thousands of  scholarships available may be overwhelming for some students so we will  post the scholarships for Native American students monthly according to their upcoming deadlines. 

If you have any questions or need help applying for these scholarships, please contact the Karuk Education Department.

April and May Scholarships

 

AICPA Scholarship Award for Minority Accounting Students

Deadline: April 1st, 2017

Amount: $1,000 - $5,000

For: An ethnic minority in the accounting profession (including but not limited to: Black or African American; Hispanic or Latino; Native American; Pacific Islander; or Asian American).

https://www.thiswaytocpa.com/education/aicpa-legacy-scholarships/scholarship-minority-accounting-students/

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program

Applicants must be:

Women or minority students, Pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts (high school seniors must already be accepted into a program), Enrolling or enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States, Maintaining a grade point average of 2.75 or above on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent), and US citizens.

Deadline: April 17th, 2017

http://esafoundation.org/scholarship.asp

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: April 27, 2017

*Computer and Video game; Descendants may apply

For: High School Seniors and Undergraduate

http://www.esafoundation.org/scholarship.asp

Catching the Dream Scholarship

Deadline: April 30, 2017

For: High School Seniors and Undergraduate

http://catchingthedream.org/

Actuarial Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: May 2, 2017

Award levels:

$1,000 – high school senior applying for freshman year;

$2,000 – college freshman applying for sophomore year

$3,000 – college sophomore applying for junior year; and

$4,000 – college junior applying for senior year

Eligibility:

  • Intent on pursuing a career in the actuarial profession
  • 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
  • Will be 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 600

http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/programs/actuarial/act-diversity.shtml

Live Mas Scholarship

Deadline: May 12, 2017

Amount: Up to $25,000

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, between 16 and 24 years of age, who are on track to apply for accredited post-high school/post-secondary educational programs. Applicant must submit a video (two minutes or less) that tells the story of their life’s passion.

https://www.livemasscholarship.com/#home

Brower Youth Awards for Environmental Leadership

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Amount: $3,000

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to environmental change leaders ages 13 to 22 (as of Jul. 1, 2017) living in North America (including Mexico, Canada, and some Caribbean Islands) and U.S. Territories.

http://www.broweryouthawards.org/apply/

RTDNF Carole Simpson Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Award Amount: $2,000

Eligibility:

  • Students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded
  • Be pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism
  • Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores or above in good standing when scholarships are awarded
  • Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible

http://www.rtdna.org/content/carole_simpson_scholarship

RTDNF Ed Bradley Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Award Amount:  $10,000

Eligibility:

  • Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors at the time the scholarship is awarded, pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism
  • Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores or above in good standing when scholarships are awarded
  • Students may apply for only one RTDNF scholarship, and past RTDNF scholarship winners are not eligible.

Full Circle Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 1 - May 31, 2017

Amount: varies per scholarship

*Tribal Members and Descendants may apply*

http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/special_scholarships

Active Life Scholarship to Tackle Your Weakness

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students who are 15 years of age or older. Applicant must submit three to five sentences answering one question related to weakness.

http://www.getupgetactive.org/active-life-weakness/

C.I.P. Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Amount: $1,000

Eligibility: Scholarship is open to students age 17 years of age and older who plan to start a program of higher education within the next 12 months or who are currently enrolled in a program of higher education. Applicant must submit an online form and a short essay on their primary goal for going to school.

http://www.collegeispower.com/scholarship.cfm

 

Helpful Links

College Fund

Scholarships.com

American Indian Services

Money Geek