Be enrolled with your respective Tribe, either federally recognized or non-federally recognized Tribe, from the continental US or Alaska.
Submit a copy of Tribal enrollment (there is no minimum blood quantum requirement for eligibility). This can be a copy of the student’s Tribal I.D. card or a copy of an official letter from the Tribe. You must be directly recognized as a citizen or member of your Tribal Nation.
Be enrolled as Full Time student.
Have a minimum 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.
Submit a current class schedule and transcript.
Attend an accredited institution seeking an Associate’s Degree or higher (the Association does not fund certificate programs or seminaries).
Provide essays described in the application that show the student’s connection to their Tribal Nation and Indian Country.