Cobell Scholarship

Amount: Varies. About: Established as the result of the Cobell v. Salazar settlement, the Cobell Scholarship program offers annual, merit-based, and nonrenewable scholarships to students who are enrolled members of a U.S. Federally-recognized Tribe (or can prove ¼ descent from multiple tribes). To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in or plan to enroll in full-time study at a nationally, regionally, and industry-accredited nonprofit institution (public or private), be pursuing a vocational certificate or diploma, associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or professional degree, or certificate. While the Cobell Scholarship doesn’t set a minimum GPA requirement, a student should have the following GPA to be considered “competitive”: 3.5+ for graduate and professional students; 3.25+ higher for undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students; and 2.0+ for vocational students. The program offers four awards, each with its own deadlines: Cobell Scholarship Academic Year (open December-March), Cobell Scholarship Summer (open February-May), Elouise Cobell Summer Research Fellowship (open September-January), and Cobell Scholarship Vocational (open year-round until funds exhausted).
Eligible Grade Levels: Vocational Student, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student, Doctoral Student, Law Student, Medical Student
Eligible Majors: All majors
Residency Requirement: No residency requirement
Minimum GPA: No GPA requirement
Deadline: Varies Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.

I’m Your Scholarship Assistant!

I’m an AI powered Scholarship Bot and I can find personalized scholarship recommendations for you in seconds!

I can also answer any questions you have to enhance your chances of success in the scholarship process