Native Agriculture & Food Systems Scholarship Program/NAFSI

Scholarship Eligibility:
Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in agriculture or an agricultural-related field, including food systems.
Applicants must be Native American (enrolled member of a current or terminated federal/state tribe) and able to provide documentation.
Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to helping his/her community reclaim local food-system control.

Scholarship Application Checklist:
Online application
Proof of tribal enrollment
Enrollment verification form
Unofficial transcript
Letter of recommendation from faculty member
Essay (250-500 words)
Addressing how you will use your degree to help your community reclaim control of their local/traditional food system, and how you plan to spend the scholarship money
Headshot for use in FNDI publicity (optional)

The deadline for applications is September 30, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time. Note: The online system automatically closes at 5 p.m. Mountain Time and applications not completely submitted by that time will be rejected by the system, please allow plenty of time for submitting online. Applications that are incomplete or received after the deadline will not be considered. No exceptions will be permitted.
Please contact Kendall Tallmadge ( or Marsha Whiting ( via email or call at 303-774-7836