Indian Education_Higher Education Grant Program

To provide financial aid to eligible Indian students to enable them to attend accredited institutions of higher education.

Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

The Bureau's scholarship program provides about 25 percent of the student's total financial aid.

Grants for this Program

Agency - Department of the Interior

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.

Office - See Education Line Officers' addresses in Catalog Appendix IV.

Program Accomplishments

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.