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.

July/August Scholarships

The Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Diversity Scholarship

Eligibility: Students are eligible to apply and be considered for The Collective Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Scholarship if they meet the following criteria:

  • Are a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Are African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, Native American, Multiracial or LGBTQ
  • Are a full-time student
  • Be a rising undergraduate junior or senior or a fully enrolled graduate student at the time of application
  • A GPA of 3.25 or above
  • Interest in pursuing a career in New Media/Digital Advertising and/or Data Science

Deadline: Friday July 14, 2017

American Indian Graduate Center Scholarship

Deadline: July 15th


  1. Demonstration of one of the following:
    • Pursuing a master, doctoral, or professional degree as a full time student at an accredited graduate school in the United States
    • Pursuing an undergraduate degree as a full time student at an accredited undergraduate school in the United States 
    • A high school senior planning to attend an accredited undergraduate school in the United States 
  2. All applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need through submission of a Financial Needs Form (FNF) (due July 15 each year) and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  3. All applicants must be able to demonstrate personal enrollment in a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group, or possess one fourth (1/4) degree verifiable federally recognized American Indian blood through the submission of a Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC) 

Nils E.Hasselberg Scholarship

Deadline: July 31st, 2017

Eligibility: American Indian Descent, live within the State of California, and be accepted to a college or university within California. All applicant will be screened in terms of their academic ability, motivation, initiative, financial need and active participation within the American Indian Community. Students must be full-time students carrying 12 units, or 8 for Graduate Students, and maintain a 2.0 grade point average. 

Nils E.Hasselberg Scholarship 2017-2018

Helpful Links

College Fund

American Indian Services

Money Geek