Former Scholarship Recipients
Dakota Indian Foundation scholarship recipients
Nicholas Estes (left), a Kul Wicasa (Lower Brule) tribal member, is pursuing his Doctorate Degree so he can be of greater service to his tribe.

Glenn Drapeau (right), of the Ihantonwan Oyate (Yankton Sioux) serves as Director of GEAR UP, an excellent college preparation program for tribal High School students. He is a former scholarship recipient and is also a current DIF Board Member.


Congratulations to Geraldina Delgado, a Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Member who graduated in December 2013 from UND.  

Dina received a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and was a recipient of the Dakota Indian Foundation Scholarship throughout her collegiate studies.

Fall Scholarship deadline: August 1, 2016

Download the Scholarship Application form. 

Download the Scholarship Renewal Application form.

Download the Nyal Brings Scholarship Application form. 

Return applications to:

PO BOX 340


122 Scholarships Awarded in Spring 2015 Semester
Students Enrolled in these Colleges and Universities
  • Black Hills State University
  • Brigham Young University
  • California State University
  • Cheyenne River Community College
  • Cornell University
  • Dakota Wesleyan University
  • Fort Lewis College
  • Haskell Indian Nations University
  • Institute of American Indian Arts
  • Lake Area Technical Institute
  • Lower Brule Community College
  • Lower Columbia College
  • Mitchell Technical Institute
  • MN West Community College
  • MN State University - Mankato
  • Montana State University
  • Northern State University
  • Oglala Lakota College
  • Pepperdine University
  • SD School of Mines & Technology
  • Sinte Gleska University
  • Sitting Bull College
  • South Dakota State University 
  • Southeast Technical Institute
  • St. Catherine University
  • Texas A & M
  • University of Mary
  • University of Sioux Falls
  • United Tribes Technical College
  • University of NE - Lincoln
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of South Dakota
  • Valley City State University
  • Western Dakota Technical Institute