Navajo Nation/Quality First Scholarships

Balancing parenthood with your education and/or career can be overwhelming. The Quality First Navajo Nation, Arizona Off-Reservation Scholarship Program was designed for families who are permanent residents of the Navajo Nation but are temporarily living in other parts of the state while they pursue a post-secondary education. These scholarships are awarded directly to the families and transfer with the child.

Eligibility Criteria: 
  • Must enroll in a minimum of 1 course at an accredited college or university each session courses are offered.
  • Must be a permanent resident of the Navajo Nation (living off tribal lands to attend school)
  • Have a household income at or below 200% of the current year’s federal poverty level
  • Have a child or children (the maximum number of scholarships available to any family is two) between the ages of birth and age 5 not yet in kindergarten.