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Have you received the AASONA Scholarship before?
YEAR IN SCHOOL: Select the year in school in which you will be enrolled during the academic period for which you are requesting funding assistance:
If you have previously been funded by IEI and have advanced to the next year in school, please update your level at this time by selecting the level in which you will be enrolled for the year for which you are requesting funding support.
Please enter a whole number, no decimals or other symbols. "Become an AISES Member":http://aises.site-ym.com/general/register_member_type.asp? or login to the "AISES Membership Portal":http://aises.site-ym.com/login.aspx to get your AISES Member ID.
If you have previously been funded by IEI and have since changed your major area of study, please update your major at this time.
Please enter a number. You can use a decimal, but exclude any other symbols. Upon completion of each term, you may update this number to help us keep track of your progress toward graduation.
Your overall cumulative GPA should come from your current institution or most recent school attended. Every student has a "most recent" GPA. it may be from High School or undergraduate years, but applicants should enter a GPA. A GPA of 0.0 will deem applicants ineligible for a scholarship and will not match you with an opportunity. You will be provided an opportunity to address a low or growing GPA in the next step of the application process. Please do not email any documents or official transcripts unless requested to do so by a staff member. A Vocational GPA of 2.0 or higher is considered eligible; an Undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher is considered competitive; and, a Graduate or Professional level GPA of 3.5 or higher is considered competitive. A GPA below those listed may be considered - there are spaces in each of the opportunity applications for further explanation, should an applicant choose to continue to apply.
*What is the difference between the A.S., A.A., A.A.S., and A.A.B. degrees?*
Associate of Science (A.S.) and Associate of Arts (A.A.) degrees are designed to prepare a student for transfer to a 4-year institution to pursue their bachelor's degree. Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) and Associate of Applied Business (A.A.B.) degrees are "career" programs which prepare students for employment. A.A.S. and A.A.B. graduates sometimes pursue a bachelor's degree but should work with their academic advisor to prepare for that transfer.
Link for more information on what are Vocational Degrees:
*Please Note: If pursuing an A.A. or A.S. or preparing to earn a B.A. you may or may not be eligible for the Vocational Scholarship depending on how the school designates a Vocational Degree.* Vocational Finalists degrees will be verified by your school.
If you have been funded in the past, by IEI, and have changed your institution of attendance, please update your selection at that time. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org to notify us of the change.
This area of discipline list aligns with the National Center for Education Statistics overall Areas of Study. This information will help to compare IEI data to national statistics.
If you have previously been funded by IEI and have changed your area of discipline, please select the current area at this time.
We understand that you may identify with or be affiliated with more than one tribe. Usually, if you are combining tribal affiliations to meet the 1/4 decent option, the tribe that supplies the verification document(s) will identify the other tribe(s) on your behalf.
Without exception, IEI does not accept copies of tribal enrollment ID cards or CDIB's directly from applicants.
Navajo Nation citizens will find the tribal affiliation in AZ as that is the state in which the federal government recognizes the head tribal offices; also, for Navajo Nation citizens who have an SSN on file with the NN Office of Tribal Enrollment, the tribe will auto verify your enrollment status.
The Cobell Scholarship, AISES, and Dream Warriors are three separate organizations and may have different qualifiers for tribal affiliation.
Cobell Scholarship Program is funded as a result of a US federal settlement; thus, we are only able to fund members of US federally-recognized tribes at this time.
AISES and Dream Warriors each have the leverage to fund descendants and other indigenous groups and should not be confused with the Cobell Scholarship Program in the awarding process.
Note that all punctuation is intentionally removed from tribal names for sorting purposes
If you have previously been funded by IEI and have advanced to the next level, please select the new level at this time.
I am interested in and willing to participate in a paid internship with Intel in Summer 2021. Answering NO to this question does NOT affect your chances of being selected for this Scholarship!