POST-SECONDARY SERVICES
ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Increasing Tribal Members’ Post-Secondary Education through Scholarships

AEO Scholarships Program seeks to increase tribal members’ attainment of post-secondary education through scholarships for undergraduate and graduate tribal members. The program provides supplementary scholarship assistance to KIC enrolled members who are attending, or plan to attend, an accredited college or university in the pursuit of degree programs. Students planning to attend full, part-time, or distance learning are eligible for scholarship awards.

Awards provided by school year. Application period generally opens February through early May, award determinations made by mid-June, and winter/spring applications or late application determinations made in October (subject to fund availability).

Undergraduate Scholarships

Students who would like undergraduate scholarship assistance must have an academic record that indicates a 2.0 GPA or better, and enrolled in, or accepted to, a degree program (associates or bachelors) at a regionally-accredited, non-profit institution.

Full-Time Up to $5,000 per academic year

Part-Time Up to $3,500 per academic year

Graduate Scholarships

Students who would like graduate scholarship assistance must have an undergraduate academic record that indicates a 2.0 GPA or better, and enrolled in, or accepted to, a graduate degree program (masters, professional, or doctorate) at a regionally-accredited, non-profit institution.

Full-Time Up to $6,500 per academic year

Part-Time Up to $5,000 per academic year

Merit Scholarships

Students who would wish to be considered for the merit scholarship must have an academic record that indicates a 3.5 GPA or better, and enrolled in, or accepted to, a degree program at the undergraduate or graduate level at a regionally-accredited, non-profit institution. Merit scholarship applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to providing leadership in Native communities.

Full-Time Up to $10,000 per academic year

Part-Time Up to $5,000 per academic year

Eligibility Requirements
  • KIC Enrolled Member
  • Completed HS Diploma or Equivalent
  • Enrolled in or accepted to a degree program at a regionally-accredited non-profit institution
  • Meet GPA requirements

Need helping completing this application, applying for college admissions, or filling out the FAFSA? Contact the AEO staff to schedule a personal college and financial aid planning appointment. KIC is here to help!

Contact

Cameron Sivertsen, Education & Training Specialist

Education & Training Department

Phone: 907-228-9229

Email: csivertsen@kictribe.org

New Student Application:
Continuing Student Application:
NETTIE JONES DUAL CREDIT SCHOLARSHIP
High School Students: Get a Head Start!

This new scholarship program provides opportunities for high school students to secure financial assistance to pursue dual credit by taking college courses while still in high school, and is designed to support post-secondary academic achievement.

Eligibility Requirements
  • KIC Enrolled Member
  • Currently enrolled in high school
  • Meet GPA requirements

Contact

Cameron Sivertsen, Education & Training Specialist

Education & Training Department

Phone: 907-228-9229

Email: csivertsen@kictribe.org

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