Scholarship Opportunities

St. Cloud State University Teacher Preparation Scholarship

Through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education – Office of Indian Education, St. Cloud State University is offering American Indian/Alaska Native Students the opportunity to earn teacher licensure in Early Childhood Education through 3rd grade. This funding opportunity covers; tuition, living stipend, instructional supplies/exam fees and dependent allowance. Students must be tribally enrolled or first/second generation descendants. For questions or additional information, please contact Allicia Waukau-Butler. To view the application and information sheet, please see below.

Applications will be accepted through the start of the school year (August 23).

For questions or additional information, please contact Allicia Waukau-Butler at:

Click the following link to view the information sheet and application: St. Cloud State – Teacher Preparation Scholarship

WIEA Scholarship

In keeping with its continuing commitment to higher education, the Wisconsin Indian Education Association is pleased to provide scholarship assistance to American Indian students attending institutes of higher education for the 2022-2023 academic year. This scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship, not based on financial need.

The scholarship is open to the following:

  • 2023 graduating high school seniors
  • One (1) to two (2) year program students
  • Four-year college students (second semester freshman, sophomore, junior or senior)
  • Graduate or Ph.D. students

These are merit-based scholarships requiring the students to write an essay and be above average academically. To date, 35 Wisconsin Indians have been awarded W.I.E.A. Scholarships.

Click the following link for the 2022-2023 Scholarship Application: 2022-2023 WIEA Scholarship.

Applications and required documents are due June 1, 2022.

Menominee Tribal Scholarship

The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin will be awarding four (4) $1,000 scholarships for the 2020 – 2021 school year. Scholarships will be made payable to the college/university in the amount of $500/semester.

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a Menominee student in each the following categories:
1. 2021 Graduating high school senior
2. Vocational/Technical/Tribal College student
3. Undergraduate student attending a 4-year college/university
4. Graduate student

You can access the scholarship application by clicking the following link: 2020-2021 Menominee Tribal Scholarship

Deadline to apply: June 1, 2022 @ 4:30 PM

Forest County Potawatomi Foundation Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in the Forest County Potawatomi Scholarship Program.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation offices have been temporarily closed.  Unfortunately, this has greatly reduced the Foundation’s ability to process and review the many scholarship applications we received this year.  We appreciate the time spent in preparing your applications and although we do not yet know the future of the Foundation’s scholarship program, we do however wish you the best of luck in the pursuit of your educational endeavors.

Kaye Garcia | Executive Director
Forest County Potawatomi Foundation
3136 W Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Office: 414.837.3413
Monday – Thursday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Click here for the Foundation’s scholarship application page.

Amy Hunter-Wilson M.D. Scholarship

“The purpose of the Amy Hunter-Wilson, MD Scholarship Fund is to assist American Indians who pursue training or advanced education as doctors of medicine, nurses, or in related health careers.”

The Wisconsin Medical Society is now accepting applications for the Amy Hunter-Wilson MD Scholarship.  Students in the allied health fields of study, including two-year programs, are eligible for the scholarship.

Applications and required documentation is due annually on February 1st.

Contact Eileen Wilson,, or David O’Connor, david.o’, if you have questions.

Information about the Amy Hunter-Wilson M.D. Scholarship can be found here.

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