Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
No
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Certificate of Indian Blood, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Letter of Admission, Graduation Degree Checklist, Class Schedule.
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Transcript
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Chief Manuelito Scholarship Program

Description

High School Graduates' Eligibility: (1) Admission to a post secondary institution with a minimum ACT (SAT scores will be converted) composite score in combination with a minimum cumulative grade point average (see web page for the ACT/GPA graph). (2) Completion of required courses including Navajo Language (1 unit high school credit or 1+ college credit) and Navajo Government (.5 unit high school credit or 1+ college credit) prior to high school graduation date. Students who do not have access to either Navajo Language or Navajo government classes have online options to fulfill the requirement. Fees apply to both and are the sole responsibility of the applicant. The ONNSFA is not obligated to pay for courses. 24/3 Rule for Undergraduates' Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate students may qualify for the Chief Manuelito Scholarship under the 24/3 rule by completing 24 credit hours of college-level courses with a 3.0 GPA. The Chief Manuelito Scholarship is based upon the GPA of college-level courses. Students seeking an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Certificate are ineligible. Deadlines: Online Fall applications open March 15th and close on June 25th deadline date. Online Winter/Spring applications open on September 25th and close on November 25th.

Amount Details

$3,500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Certificate of Indian Blood, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Letter of Admission, Graduation Degree Checklist, Class Schedule.
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Transcript
For more info, please visit our site
Contact Carolyn Calvin
Senior Public Information Officer
onnsfacentral@navajo-nsn.gov
Tel: 928-871-7444
Fax: 928-871-7410