External Scholarships and Programs

We provide information on scholarships and programs available outside of our organization so our youth can have the necessary resources for success. Check back regularly for more opportunities.

STEM Summer Academy

Students completing 10–12 grade are invited to this reimagined STEM Summer Academy. This summer from June 18–30, you can spend one week on the campus of Northern Michigan University and one week at Camp Nesbit in Ottawa National Forest exploring a college, learning a creative way to approach science, technology, engineering and math, and enjoy workshops in Anishinaabe language,  Ecology, Ethnobotany, Wigwametry, American Indian Arts, and more! All expenses paid except transportation to and from the program. You will earn free college credit and learn so much.


Michigan Indian Elders Association Student Incentive Program 2016–2017

A Student Incentive Program is being offered by the Michigan Indian Elders Association (MIEA) to  recognize students who achieve all “A’s” for a marking period as well as students who achieve perfect attendance for a marking period. There will be a minimum of $3,000 available to fund this program this year. An award of $25 will be made for each qualified entry up to the minimum available funds in the program. In the event that the number of qualified entries exceeds the funds available, the winners will be determined by lottery.

Find more details with the application below.