The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) provides scholarships
for American Indian students to attend and graduate college. The College
Fund is the largest provider of private scholarships to American Indian
students in the United States. When you donate to the College Fund, you
empower one of the most underserved populations, with regard to education,
in the United States.
Did you know?
*Census data shows 25.7% of all American Indians and Alaska Natives live
below the poverty line. In contrast, the national poverty rate was only
*American Indians account for only 1% of all college students.
*Less than 13% of American Indians have a college degree.
In 2014-15, the American Indian College Fund issued 6,358 scholarships to
3,988 American Indian students totaling $7,076,052. The average size of
scholarship awarded per recipient was $1,774.
The College Fund has supported the educational needs of Native students for
over 25 years. In our first 25 years, we have provided over 100,000
scholarships to Native students, but the need is still great. Our goal is to
double the number of scholarships provided to 200,000 by the year 2020. Your
support to the American Indian College Fund fosters our vision of providing
quality access to education and opportunity where none had previously