The scholarship is closed

Please come back to apply to our future scholarship in Spring 2023.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be tribally enrolled/affiliated (Federal, State or Tribal recognition)

  • Reside in Alameda, Contra Costa, or San Francisco counties of the State of CA

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Accepted to or currently attending a non-profit and accredited community college, university or vocational/technical training institution located in the U.S.

  • GPA of 2.5 or higher

  • Must be enrolled as a full‐time or part‐time student (at least one class that is three (3) semester units or four (4) quarter units)

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Required Documents

  • Documentation showing proof that you are tribally enrolled/affiliated (Federal, State or Tribal recognition)

  • Individual documentation or immediate family documentation will be eligible

  • Acceptance letter if recently accepted to a school, or class schedule showing full-time or part-time status from the school you are attending or accepted to

  • Documents that are copied/pasted onto word documents will not be acceptable

  • Screen shots will not be accepted

  • Spring 2022 Transcript from your high school, vocational school or college (showing GPA of 2.5 or higher)

  • Unofficial transcripts are eligible

  • Letter of recommendation from an instructor, advisor and/or counselor within the 2021-2022 year period

  • Letter of recommendation should include information on who the recommender is, their connection with the applicant they are recommending, and reasons for why the applicant is qualified for the 7G Scholarship.

  • A written Personal Statement answering both prompts below (500 words total):

  • A written response explaining how you decided on your choice of area of study, and how it will support your personal and professional goals (250 words max)

  • A written response on the ways that you have engaged with your own Native community, and what has been the impact of this engagement with your Native community (250 words max)

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Important Dates

  • Application Opens: March 31, 2022

  • Application Closes: May 15, 2022 at midnight

  • Academic Status and Expense update due: Monday, October 5, 2022

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Full-Time Awards Amounts

 Full-time awards amounts will be given contingent on selection criteria and   

 available funding:

  • $1000 Technical or Vocational School

  • $1500 Community College

  • $2000 Undergraduate (four year degree)

  • $2500 Graduate degree or higher

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Part-Time Award Amounts

Part-time awards amounts will be on a reimbursement basis up to the following amounts per class (class must be at least three (3) semester units or four (4) quarter units). The following awards will be given contingent on selection criteria and available funding:


  • $200/class: Technical or Vocational School

  • $300/class:  Community College

  • $400/class: Undergraduate (Four year degree)

  • $500/class: Graduate degree or higher

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Selection Criteria

The Seven Generations Scholarship Committee will review each completed application (incomplete or late applications will not be reviewed), and will make their decisions based on each applicant meeting all eligibility requirements. Awards are contingent on available funding.

         Scholarship Uses:

Students awarded scholarship funds can only use funds towards their college tuition, room/board, fees, books, and transportation. If selected, recipients will be required to provide proof of how funds were spent, photograph, and personal biography for the scholarship’s website.