ERIC Number: ED260881
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-May
Reference Count: N/A
Sources of Financial Aid Available to American Indian Students.
Willie, Jo Ann, Comp.; And Others
The booklet describes sources of financial aid (fellowships, grants, loans, scholarships, work study programs) for American Indian college students and provides guidelines for admission and the financial aid application process for both undergraduate and graduate students. Identified as major sources of financial aid are five federal programs (Basic Educational Opportunity Grant or Pell Grant, Supplementary Educational Opportunity Grant, College Work Study Program, National Direct Student Loan, Guaranteed Student Loan); state aid programs; Bureau of Indian Affairs Higher Education Grant/Loan Program; and tribal scholarships. Information about 45 other sources of financial aid (business, professional, educational, religious, and Indian organizations) is given including names, addresses, and telephone numbers of contact persons; type, amount, and duration of aid; application deadlines; applicant requirements; required field of study and grade point average. Fifty colleges and universities in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Utah that offer financial aid and other support services for American Indian students are cited. Information provided about each institution includes number and percentage of American Indian students to total student population, special programs, student organizations, financial aid, special studies, summer programs, tuition and fees, and room and board costs. (NEC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, American Indian Education, American Indians, Colleges, Educational Resources, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Fellowships, Financial Support, Grants, Organizations (Groups), Postsecondary Education, Scholarships, State Aid, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Universities, Work Study Programs
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces.