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American Indian Endowed Scholarship

The American Indian Endowed Scholarship helps financially needy students with close social and cultural ties to an in-state American Indian community pursue undergraduate and graduate studies.

Am I Eligible?

To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrate financial need based on a completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
  • Meet Washington State residency requirements for financial aid.
  • Intend to enroll full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student at a participating public or private college or university in Washington State.
  • Not pursue a degree in theology.
  • Intend to use your education to benefit the American Indian community in-state.
  • Not yet have received a total of five years of this scholarship.

How do I Apply?

American Indian Endowed Scholarship Application

  1. Read the application instruction sheet.
  2. Complete and sign the application form.
  3. Print and mail it to the Washington Student Achievement Council with the required attachments.

Application period closed until mid-December 2020.

The 2021-22 scholarship application form and instruction sheet will be available at this website beginning early December 2020. WSAC will accept applications for the 2021-22 AIES awards from December 2020 through February 1, 2021, only. To apply for the 2021-22 scholarships, send the application with all required attachments to WSAC, postmarked no later than February 1, 2021.

What is the scholarship amount?

Scholarship awards range from about $500 to $2,000. Approximately 15 students are selected each year to receive the awards. These students are eligible to receive their college scholarships for up to five years. Renewal scholarships are not automatic and require submission of the application each year.


Contact the Washington Student Achievement Council.
Email: American Indian Endowed Scholarship program
Phone: 360-753-7843