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This website contains information about the ACT, what scores mean, and ways students can prepare for the test as well as student blogs where students share their opinions about the importance of being ready for the ACT.
Students can also register to take the ACT. Students must create an account in order to register for the ACT and access their scores.
FAFSA Website (Free Application For Student Aid)
Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school.
Federal Student Aid plays a central role in supporting postsecondary education by providing money for college to eligible students and families. We partner with postsecondary schools, financial institutions and others to deliver services that help students and families pay for college.
Cobell Scholarship Application for SY 17-18
Applications due: March 31, 2017
Summer Applications due: May 5, 2017
American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
Native American Scholarship Database for SY 17-18
Listing of various state and national scholarship opportunities for American Indian students.
Resource for High School Students: Paying For College (Native American Version)
This resource provides scholarship information to encourage and promote postsecondary education for Native students, to promote networking opportunities for Native Americans, and to raise awareness and appreciation for the contributions made by Native Americans to our society.
MN Tribal Scholarship Map
This map provides the contact information of the individuals who work for the Education and Scholarship Departments for the Ojibwe and Dakota Nations in the state of Minnesota.
Ethel Curry Scholarship Application
The Ethel Curry Scholarship is available to American Indian students who are attending a Minnesota Institution of Higher Education at the junior, senior or graduate level.
Applications are due: May 31, 2017
Minnesota Indian Scholarship
Minnesota Indian Scholarship Program provides postsecondary financial assistance to eligible Minnesota resident students who are of one-fourth or more Indian ancestry and demonstrate financial need for an award.
Applications are due: July 1, 2017
In order to qualify for this scholarship, you must...
- be one-fourth or more American Indian ancestry;
- be a Minnesota resident;
- be enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational school in Minnesota; and
- qualify for either a Pell or State Grant.
The SMSC scholarship program supports incoming University of Minnesota first-year and transfer students with demonstrated financial need. Scholarships may also be awarded to newly-admitted graduate and professional students in specific disciplines.
National Indian Education Association- Scholarship Opportunities
NIEA works to ensure that every Native student knows about funding opportunities to help them succeed in their academic career.
Normandale Community College
Scholarship opportunities for New Normandale Students
Scholarship list specific to American Indian students. Other scholarships can be searched as well.
American Indian Studies, Admission and Student Sevice Information
American Indian OIC
Local south Minneapolis alternative school offering education programs including:
- Takoda Prep (alternative high school)
- Adult Basic Education (GED Program)
- Takota Institute (accredited, higher education instititution that trains students for in-demand careers in business, healthcare and information technology).