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American Indian Scholarships

Please review the requirements on the General Info page in preparing your application. Application forms for the DAR American Indian Scholarship and Frances Crawford Marvin Scholarship should be sent to:

National Vice Chairman, DAR American Indians Committee
638 Valencia Drive 
Boulder City, NV  89005-1520

(This address is correct for the 2013-2016 DAR administration.)

DAR American Indian Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to help Native Americans students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education at the undergraduate or graduate levels.  However, undergraduate students are given preference. All awards are judged based on financial need and academic achievement.

Applicants must be Native Americans (proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers) in financial need and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. There will be no exceptions.

This is a one-time $4,000 award.

To apply: Download the Amerian Indian Scholarship Application and submit application to the address above.

Frances Crawford Marvin American Indian Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded once a year to one student. A candidate for this scholarship must be enrolled full time at a 2- or 4- year college or university.

Applicants must be Native Americans and proof of American Indian blood is required by letter or proof papers. Students must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and have a 3.25 GPA or higher. A recipient may reapply for this scholarship and be considered along with other members of the applicant pool.

The amount of scholarship is based on total return of the endowment, and may vary year to year.

To apply: Download the Frances Crawford Marvin Scholarship Application and submit application to the address above.

Anne Trevarthen Memorial Scholarship

This one-time scholarship will be presented each April to a high-school senior who will be attending the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Eligible applicants must demonstrate a personal connection to American Indian culture and traditions, as well as evidence of personal commitment to celebrating diversity and to bridging differences between disparate groups.

Preference will be given to students who demonstrate knowledge of and/or involvement with one of Virginia’s state-recognized Tribes. The amount of the scholarship is based on the annual return of the endowment, and may vary year to year.

To apply: For further information about this scholarship, please contact the College of William and Mary Office of Admissions at (757) 221-4223.