Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc./David Risling Emergency Aid Scholarship

This scholarship is very limited in the amount available as well as the situation covered (eviction, utility disconnection, child removed from daycare for non-payment, some very limited car expenses for commuting students). Scholarship is for acute, temporary, unexpected emergencies that would keep students from attending school. Tuition, books, computers and other expected expenses are NOT considered emergencies. Must be Native American/Alaska Native. See our web site at for details AND call the Rockville office prior to submission to see if funding is available and if your situation qualifies as an emergency. We do not fund summer session or expenses incurred over the summer.


Award Amount $100 - $400
Number of Awards Not reported
Application Deadline Not reported
Available to Class Level Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Renewability Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage American Indian/Alaska Native
Residency None specified
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study None specified
Financial Need Financial need analysis is required


Organization Director of Scholarship Programs
Association on American Indian Affairs, Inc.
Address 966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
City, State, Zip Rockville, MD 20850
Telephone (240) 314-7155
Fax (240) 314-7159
Web Site Web site
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