University of Arizona / Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership (UA/SIGP)

At a Glance

Amount Awarded
Yearly stipend, tuition, and other benefits
By Application
Funding Type
Cash Award/Stipend
Eligibility Category
Domestic Doctoral Students
Domestic Master’s Students


The University of Arizona/Sloan Foundation Indigenous Graduate Partnership (UA/SIGP) scholarship is designed to address the national need for academically prepared Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, or Original peoples of Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands with U.S. Citizenship who can help spur economic development in their communities and reservations and occupy leadership positions in colleges and universities, government and the corporate world.


To be eligible for the University of Arizona-Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership scholarship, students must:

  • Be United States citizens;
  • Be officially enrolled or demonstrate lineage with a federally or state recognized tribe or group;
  • Have regular admission to an approved graduate program in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) at the University of Arizona;
  • Enroll for a minimum of six (6) graduate units each semester of the award;
  • Make satisfactory progress toward the degree for funding in years 2 and beyond;
  • Demonstrate financial need


Review complete application instructions on the UA/SIGP website.