Grant Aid and Scholarships

Grant Aid

Grant Aid is financial assistance that ASPIRE offers to qualified participants once a year.  

In order to qualify you must:

  • Maintain full-time student status during the semester (carrying 12 or more units)
  • Complete at least three counseling appointments per semester
  • Be eligible for the Pell Grant 
  • Have a semester GPA of 2.5 or higher       
  • Have Freshmen or Sophomore standing (59 units and below) 
  • Juniors and Seniors do not qualify (60 units+) 

Scholarship Resources

1. Scholarship Guides

  • College Guide for Indigenous Students
    • A guide to financial aid and documenting tribal status
    • An expert interview on the scholarship application process
    • A comprehensive list of scholarships and grants for Indigenous students
    • Details on Indigenous Serving Institutions and Tribal Colleges, with accompanying scholarship information 

2. Scholarship Aggregators

Below are some helpful websites where you can search for different available scholarships:

3. Individual Scholarships

4. Scholarships For Bay Area Students