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  • AISES Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship

    From Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation (BNSF)

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    Administered by AISES for the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation (BNSF), this scholarship is made available to American Indian high school seniors pursuing STEM-related degrees such as Architecture, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Physical Science, Technology, Nursing, Engineering, or Natural Resources and who reside in one of the 23 states serviced by the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Pacific Corporation and its affiliated companies.


    • Students must be full-time undergraduate students at an accredited two-year or four-year college/university
    • Must reside in one of the 23 states serviced by the BNSF and its affiliated companies: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Arkansas, Louisiana, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or Iowa.
    • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA to apply
    • Applicants must be:
      • Enrolled citizen or a decedent of an enrolled citizen of a federal or state-recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native Village or Native Hawaiian; OR
      • Decedent from a Native Hawaiian; OR
      • Pacific Islander or decedent from Pacific Islander; OR
      • Indigenous person of Canada
    • Enrollment documents and/or a copy of birth certificate(s) showing descendancy from an enrolled citizen, Indigenous group of Canada, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander are acceptable
    • Applicant may also, instead, provide a copy of their Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood or Certificate of Degree of Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) card
    • AISES Membership

    Scholarship Amount

    $2,500 per academic year, up to 4 years.

    • State Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
    • Deadline 05/31/2021
    • Amount $2,500
    • Requirements 3.00
      High School, Undergraduate, Essay, Membership, Headshot, Recommendations, Transcript, Specific School
    • Contact American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
      4263 Montgomery Blvd NE, Suite 200
      Albuquerque, NM 87109
      email: info@aises.org
    • Scholarship Application

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