Accenture American Indian Scholarship Fund

American Indian Graduate Center

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Jul 5, 2020

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

Exclusive to minorities: Yes

Minimum GPA: 3.25

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About this funder:

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Overview:

The Accenture American Indian Scholarship Fund was established to build personal and lasting relationships with students who will become the future leaders in the American Indian communities and possibly with Accenture. At that time, the scholarship sought the very brightest American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students; however, recently, Accenture is limiting the funds to the very brightest American Indian and Alaska Native incoming freshman and undergraduate students. The Accenture scholarship program is sponsored and funded by Accenture and administered by the American Indian Graduate Center.

Each academic year, Accenture selects students who demonstrate character, personal merit, and commitment to the American Indian community locally and/or nationally. Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group OR provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a federally recognized tribe.
  • Be seeking a degree and career in fields of study including: various engineering, computer science, operations management, management, finance, marketing and other business oriented fields.
  • Be entering a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree seeking college undergraduate freshmen.
    • High School transcript must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater, on a 4.0 scale at the end of the seventh semester.
  • Demonstrate character, personal merit and commitment to the American Indian Community locally and/or nationally.
    • Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed.