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Burlington Northern
Santa Fe Foundation
Administered by AISES for the Burlington Northern Santa
Fe Foundation, this scholarship is made available to American Indian high school seniors who reside in one of the 13
states serviced by the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Pacific Corporation and its affiliated companies: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico,
North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas and Washington. This award is for four years (for a maximum
of eight semesters) or until baccalaureate degree is obtained, whichever occurs first. Those awarded must maintain a 2.0 GPA their freshman and sophomore years, and a 3.0 GPA their junior and senior years to receive full award. Awarded students do not have to reapply for this award each year.
NextEra Energy
– Ford Dry Lake Scholarship Program
AISES is administering this program on behalf of the NextEra Energy Foundation and awards up to 15 scholarships annually to Native American students pursuing post-secondary education at accredited four year colleges/universities, two-year colleges, or vocational schools.
Each selected scholar is eligible for a maximum amount
of $20,000 in Scholarship Awards which are payable in installments of $2,500 per semester, up to a maximum of eight semesters or until the student graduates, whichever occurs
first. Funding is provided directly to the scholar. Funds may only be used to cover tuition, books and living expenses for the recipient’s graduate or undergraduate program. Scholars need only have to apply once if awarded, and will continue to receive the award as long as they maintain a 2.66 GPA (on a 4.0 scale), are AISES members, and are considered full-time students (12 credit hours per semester or meet their school’s definition of a full-time student).
Tribal Membership Requirement
Applicants for this scholarship MUST be a member of one of the following participating tribes:
 Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians  Cahuilla Indian Tribe
 Chemehuevi Indian Tribe
 Cocopah Indian Tribe
 Colorado River Indian Tribes
 Fort Mojave Indian Tribe
 Morongo Band of Mission Indians  Quechan Indian Tribe
 Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians
 Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians
 Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians
College Programs
Scholarship Amount: Eligible Degrees:
$2,500 per academic year, up to four years. Five awards made each year.
Business, Mathematics, Natural/ Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration
Intel Scholarships
AISES Intel Scholarships are awarded to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian AISES members pursuing degrees in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The scholarship was developed by AISES and Intel to support the advancement of students with technical and leadership accomplishments, as well as a commitment to and passion for the computer science field. The AISES Intel Scholarship is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship.
Scholarship Amount:
Eligible Degrees:
$5,000 for undergraduates for one academic year
$10,000 for graduate students for one academic year
Up to five awards each year
Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Material Science.

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