Native American Scholarship Renewal Application

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This application is for current scholars of the Freeport-McMoRan Native American Scholarship Program. By submitting this form, you will be considered for renewal of your current scholarship award. Prior receipt of a scholarship does not guarantee a future academic year scholarship. 

Scholarships will be awarded for one academic year and paid by semester or quarter and will be a part of the student’s financial aid package.


  • Be an enrolled member of one of the following tribes or Nations:
    • Hualapai Tribe
    • San Carlos Apache Tribe
    • White Mountain Apache Tribe
    • Tohono O’odham Nation
  • Be attending an accredited community college, tribal college or four-year university
  • Be a full-time student (minimum of 12 credit hours or full time as deemed by the institution)
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and be in good current academic standing
  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate program
  • Be enrolled or enroll in one of the following disciplines or degree programs:
    • Minerals Engineering (mining, metallurgy, geology, chemical or environmental)
    • Business and Administrative Services (e.g., accounting, finance, economics, human resources, global supply chain, administrative manager, attorney, communications professional, contract administrator)
    • Engineering (e.g. civil, chemical, electrical, geomechanical, geotechnical, mechanical, metallurgical, mining, project and process engineering)
    • Geosciences (e.g. biology, chemistry, geologist, mineralogy, topography)
    • Natural Sciences (e.g. chemistry, physics)
    • Health, Safety, and Environmental (e.g. environmental science, GIS, hydrologist, industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety, archaeology, surveyor)
    • Information Technology (e.g. computer science, business solutions architecture, control systems analysts, infrastructure, network architecture)
    • Sustainability (e.g. Community Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, International Relations, American Indian Studies, Indigenous Rights and Social Justice)
    • Operations & Maintenance (e.g. boilermaker/welder, electrician, diesel mechanic, diagnostic mechanic)

June 1, 2021- Application Deadline:

  • Renewal applications must be received on or before 11:59 PM Arizona time on
    June 1, 2021

By June 30, 2021- Award Notifications:

  • Scholarship recipients will be notified by College Success Arizona


Transcript must show your spring 2021 GPA, cumulative GPA, and credits earned for scholarship renewal eligibility.


I affirm by my signature that I have furnished all information requested in this application.  I understand that submitting any false information to College Success Arizona for the Native American Scholarship Program, including but not limited to, false transcripts, test scores or any information contained on this form or withholding information about my previous academic history will make my scholarship application as well as any future scholarship applications, subject to denial.


I also hereby authorize and give consent to Freeport-McMoRan to contact me via College Success Arizona about my application, academics, and possible internships and/or job opportunities within the organization, and to publish my image, stories, and other information in print or electronically.