APS Four Corners Power Plant Navajo Scholarship
The Four Corners Power Plant helps prepare selected Navajo students for careers related to the electric utility industry. 
Eligibility: Navajo students residing in the vicinity of the plant and pursuing undergraduate degrees in a utility related field of study. Scholarship awards range from $1,000 to $1,500 per school year and are renewable each semester contingent on the recipient’s good standing. APS/Four Corners Power Plant Navajo Scholarships (PDF, 290k, 2 pages).
For information: Nathan J. Tohtsoni 505-598-8213
Approximate deadline: June 16, 2016

Hardrock Chapter & Navajo Nation Scholarships

Scholarships are provided for students that are continuing their education at a community college, technical school, or a university. Scholarships are provided by both the Navajo Nation and the Hardrock Chapter.

Brown and Caldwell Navajo Scholarship for Engineering/Environmental Science
Brown and Caldwell’s Navajo Scholarship is designed to to encourage enrolled members of the Navajo Nation to pursue education and careers in the environmental field. The scholarship, sponsored by Brown and Caldwell’s Salt Lake City office, provides support to Navajo students, who have a desire to improve our world by developing their skills and knowledge in preparation of implementing sound environmental practices in their life career.
Initial Eligibility: Enrolled members of the Navajo Nation, full-time enrollment at an accredited two-year junior or four-year undergraduate college or a senior in high school with a letter of acceptance from the college or university to be attended; declaration of or intend to declare a major in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering, or one of the environmental sciences (e.g., geology, hydrogeology, biology, ecology, industrial hygiene toxicology), a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent on a 5.0 scale). Detailed information and online application may be found at Navajo Scholarship.
For information contact: Jay Yazzie at 801-316-9810 or
AZ Earn to Learn
AZ Earn to Learn offers students the opportunity to save and earn a renewable $4,500 scholarship to attend Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona. Students, who complete the program requirements, including saving $500 toward their education, receive a match of $4,000 in scholarship money per academic year.
Eligibility:  Enrolled high school Seniors and Juniors planning to attend one of the three state universities and enrolled community college students who are planning to transfer to either NAU or UA.
To apply: Complete AZEL’s 10-minute survey at  For information email or call 928-707-3832 or toll-free at 877-260-7369.
Deadline to apply for Fall 2016: Nov. 24, 2015
First Things First Quality First Scholarship Program
Eligibility: Families who are permanent residents of the Navajo Nation but are temporarily living in other parts of the state while they attend college. Applicant must enroll in a minimum of one course at an accredited college or university each session courses are offered, must  be a permanent resident of the Navajo Nation (living off tribal lands to attend school), have a household income at or below 200% of the current year’s federal poverty level, have a child or children (the maximum number of scholarships available to any family is two) between the ages of birth and age 5 no yet in kindergarten. Scholarships are awarded directly to the families and transfer with the child.
Download the FY16 Navajo Nation Off-Reservation Family Application or call Valley of the Sun United Way at 866-973-0012 to have forms emailed.
Hardrock Chapter Scholarship
BHP-Billiton Community Scholarship Program
Scholarships in the amount of $500 – $1,500 are awarded for one year and are renewable contingent upon eligibility. Requirements: Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB), completed application, official transcript(s) and a current acceptance letter or enrollment verification. 
Contact: Kay Nave-Mark, Community Relations Practitioner at 505-598-4359
Deadline: June 30th of each year.

Navajo Nation Scholarship


The Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance serves eligible Navajo people and provides students the opportunity to achieve their educational goals. This opportunity is provided as a privilege with the intent that recipients, upon graduation, will return to the Navajo Nation to apply their learning to benefit the continuing development of the Navajo Nation.

The Hardrock Chapter is a part of the Chinle Agency and applications are submitted to the Chinle Office.
Directions to the Chinle Agency office, which is located within the Chinle Nursing Home complex (the first building to the left upon entering the complex) in Chinle, Ariz.

Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or as scheduled by staff.

The office is closed on all government holidays.

Toll-free number: 800-919-9269
Fax number: 928-674-2331

Fall/Academic Year are due June 25th
Spring/Winter are due November 25th

The online application for the 2020-2021 academic year and 2021 Spring Term closed on Nov. 25, 2020. Applications are being reviewed. Check your student account for updates on your application.