Need-based funding is provided to students, who demonstrate financial need according to theFinancial Need Analysis (FNA) form submitted on their behalf by the school of attendance.
Students in this category are deemed to have insufficient personal or family resources to meet a college’s or university's cost of attendance (e.g. tuition, books and housing).
No Need-Based Award - $1,000 per term
No-need-based funding is provided to students, who are deemed to have enough resources to meet the cost of attendance at a college or university of their choice.or university's cost of attendance (e.g. tuition, books and housing).
Chief Manuelito Scholarship - $3,500 per term
Qualifications for the merit-based scholarship include a high grade point average and a commensurate ACT/SAT test score. (For details: ACT/GPA Graph)
Students also are required to complete courses in Navajo Language (1 unit or 1+ college credit) and Navajo Government (½ unit or 1+ college credit) prior to graduation.
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.
The scholarship is not automatically renewed and students must re-apply each year for continued consideration.
Policies concerning deadlines and the submission of documents are strictly adhered to.