American Indian Achievement Awards Application


  • By completing this application, you will be considered for one of the RMICC American Indian Scholarships. We have multiple scholarships at various award levels. An independent group of readers will review and evaluate your application. Selected recipients should make every effort to attend the American Indian Scholars Gala at Denver Tech Center Marriott, Denver CO to accept your scholarship.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Student must be American Indian (enrolled member of a current or terminated Federal/State Tribe) and able to provide documentation, Tribal Enrollment card, OR official letter from tribe stating membership or Indian Blood

    Preferred (not required) GPA of 2.5 or higher on 4.0 scale

    Enrolled full time at an accredited college in Colorado

    If a Senior in high school, proof of enrollment at an accredited College in Colorado

    Two (x2) recommendation letters (not to exceed 250 words) –excluding immediate family members

    Submit application, supporting documentation by deadline

    Must be submitted via online application process for time stamp. Any incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications received after deadline will also not be considered.

    Participant may be required to participate in phone interview (not to exceed 30min)
    Winners will be notified by Saturday, October 1, 2022, via Phone and/or email.


    Winners must agree to:

    Submitting headshot/photo and bio by October 22, 2022.

    Attend Gala to accept award. Tickets for recipient plus guest provided. Students needing to travel more than 60 miles receive special consideration for exemption or assistance.

    Submit Alumni stories for follow up on your success!

    * Scholarship funds will be awarded at Gala, via form of check. Students may be required to submit documentation of receipt on site.

    Please submit any questions to: [email protected] or call 303-629-0102



    - Tribal Documentation

    - Application

    - Essay

    - Resume/Activity Sheet (optional)

    - Letter of recommendation (with contact info – maximum of 2)

    - School Transcript

    - Proof of attendance of accredited college in Colorado


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