The specific purpose of the Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund (SPGSF) program is to provide financial assistance to eligible American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate, graduate and professional degree candidates to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) research in and opportunities for careers with Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) and BIE funded organizations on and off-reservation and tribal governments.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
A student must be a registered member of a federally acclaimed American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group OR provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a federally acclaimed tribe to be verified only through submission of a TEC.
A student must have a completed financial needs analysis, FNF.
A student must be pursuing an associate, bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree as a full-time degree-seeking student at an accredited graduate school in the United States. Exclusive consideration is paid to degree candidates in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields to be verified through the submission of current transcripts or proof of acceptance to an eligible program.