AIGC Fellowship

CLOSED: AIGC is now accepting applications for the AY 2016-2017: Graduate level fellowships awarded to United States Federally-recognized American Indian and Alaska Native community members (students) who are pursuing a graduate or professional level education. To be considered, applicants must be pursuing a master, doctorate or professional degree as a full-time student at an accredited graduate or professional school in the United States and be able to demonstrate financial need.

*Note: * All applicants are required to submit a Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC) and Financial Needs Form (FNF) which is always available at under Scholarship – Online Application Instructions.

Please note that all notifications of application status are posted here in the AIGC Online Application System. Only those applicants approved for funding (after July 15) will receive an email from FELLOWSHIPS@AIGCS.ORG with information regarding further instructions and additional required verifying documents.

Supplemental Questions
  1. AIGC Fellowship: The Mission of AIGC is to “build, promote and honor self-sustaining American Indian and Alaska Native communities through education and leadership.” Please write a 500-word (or less) statement that best describes how receiving an AIGC Fellowship will help you to continue this mission in your community upon completion of your degree program. This statement may be utilized to match you with additional funding resources (based on availability of funds).
  2. Please upload an unofficial transcript that indicates your GPA on an unweighted 4.0 scale. As a reminder, AIGC does not accept National Clearinghouse documents/information.

    Upload here by clicking "add a new file" below
  3. Please provide your current GPA on a 4.0 scale. If you are a first-time graduate student, you should use your final undergraduate GPA.