The Bureau's scholarship program provides about 25 percent of the student's total financial aid.
The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.
Annually an estimated 9,800 students receive assistance.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Grant funds are to supplement the total financial aid package prepared by the college financial aid officer.
Funds are intended to assist students in pursuing their undergraduate baccalaureate degree.