Preparing your student for College

See our guide to preparing your student for college. Click on this link for
NAEP's
College Packet that is given to all Native American seniors each year.

If you have any questions in regards to the college process, applications, scholarships or higher education opportunities for your MPS student, please contact:
your NAEP Liaison at your school.   Please explore the other links below or other pages for more information on other available programs.

Available Scholarships
Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company Scholarship

NNOGS is offering various scholarships to student wishing to puruse bachelors degrees in various engineering fields such as geology, chemical, petroleum, and mechanical engineering.

http://www.nnogc.com/scholarship.html

General Motors Minority Dealers Association Scholarship Program $2,500 are awarded annually to ethnic- minority high school seniors and college students who meet all criteria and requirements set forth by the GMMDA Scholarship Committee.

GMMDA Website
Med-Start

Med-Start is a summer enrichment program designed to provide a real-life
college experience for high school students and expose them to
opportunities in various health careers.

University of Arizona
Colleges of Medicine campuses, Tucson and Phoenix

www.medstart.arizona.edu

The Indian Health Service (IHS)

This scholarship would benefit any Indian student interested in pursuing the health professions or other careers deemed priority by the IHS.

www.scholarship.ihs.gov

Catching the Dream www.catchingthedream.org


Native American Scholarships Link

www.finaid.org/otheraid/natamind.phtml
www.scholarships-ar-us.org/nativeamerican.htm
www.scholarships-news.com

Navajo Nation Scholarship www.onnsfa.org/
Chief Manuelito Scholarship

Chief Manuelito Scholarship Site
The American Academy
The Chief Manuelito scholarship sometimes requires certain classes not offered locally. See the American Academy for available classes to fulfill Chief Manuelito requirements.

 Harvard Low Income Free Tuition https://college.harvard.edu/financial-aid/how-aid-works/harvard-financial-aid-initiative
Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation Scholarships https://mcccdf.academicworks.com/

 

Search for Scholarships
Scholarship Search Websites

www.fastweb.com
www.collegenet.com
www.gocollege.com
www.embark.com
http://www.collegesearchdatabase.com/

Scholarship Applications www.xap.com
College Searches and Information www.campustours.com

 

Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov
FAFSA On Line www.studentaid.ed.gov
Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.ed.gov/

 

Workshops and Programs
College Horizons

A pre-college workshop for Native American
students

http://www.collegehorizons.org/

 

 

 

Universities and Community Colleges
Arizona State University www.asu.edu
Arizona State University College of Design www.design.asu.edu/purl/summer.shtml
University of Arizona www.arizona.edu
Northern Arizona University www.nau.edu
Mesa Community College www.mc.maricopa.edu
Chandler-Gilbert Community College www.cgc.maricopa.edu
Scottsdale Community College www.sc.maricopa.edu

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

www.erau.edu

 

American Indian College Fund

Other Education Links
Study Zone Guide

 This site is a collection of free resources for students, beginning professionals, and anyone else who wants to improve his or her score on a standardized test.

http://www.studyguidezone.com/
Association of American Indian Affairs https://www.indian-affairs.org/undergraduate-applications.html
American Indian Education Fund http://www.nativepartnership.org/site/PageServer?pagename=aief_scholarshipapplication
American Indian College Fund http://collegefund.org/student-resources/scholarships/scholarship-programs/
National Indian Education Association www.niea.org/