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15.059 Indian Graduate Student Scholarships
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Snyder Act of 1921 Public Law 67-85, 25 U.S.C. 13.
To provide financial aid to eligible Indian students to enable them to obtain advanced degrees.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Grant funds may be used to defray the costs of obtaining a graduate degree.
Applicant Eligibility: Individual applicants must be Indian students who are members of Federally Recognized Indian Tribes, who have been admitted to a graduate program and have unmet financial need.
Pre-application Coordination: Applicants should contact the American Indian Graduate Center which administers the program on behalf of the Bureau. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Reports: Successful applicants are required to show proof of satisfactory performance.
Account Identification: 14-2100-0-1-501.
Annually approximately 325 Indian students receive support to help finance graduate studies. Law and health professions are the most often selected areas of concentration.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
25 CFR, Part 40.
Regional or Local Office: See Regional Agency Offices. Ms.Juanita Mendoza, Bureau of Indian Education, MS 4657-MIB, 1849 C Street, N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (202) 208-3559.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: