*Association On American Indian Affairs

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/cultdiv/services/scholarships/minority/aaia.html
Emergency Aid and Health Professions Scholarships
Box 268
Sisseton, SD 57262
Tel: 605-698-3998

Award: $ 100 - $ 400

Deadline: None

The Association offers Emergency Aid and Health Professions Scholarships for American Indian and Alaskan Native students during the academic year. The program is for full-time undergraduate students only, based on financial need and is limited by the availability of scholarship funds. Students may only receive one scholarship per academic year.


  • Completed application
  • Applicant must be 1/4 degree Indian blood from a federally recognized tribe. Include a certificate of enrollment and blood quantum from your tribe or B1A
  • An essay (1-2 pages) describing the specific nature of the emergency need
  • Most current financial aid award letter including tuition, books, etc
  • Most recent transcript (does not have to be official, a student copy will suffice)
  • Schedule of classes

Emergency Aid and Health Professions Scholarships are available Sept. 1st through June 1st of the academic year. There are no summer programs.