NAYA-PSU Scholarship—Deadline has passed

To be eligible for this $10,000 scholarship, students must be past participants in NAYA’s programs and plan to attend PSU in next academic year. Applicants must be able to demonstrate significant involvement NAYA services in their past. For example, attending the pow wow does not count; attending the Academy or participating in seasonal camps does.

The scholarship is due February 1 and the link can be found here:

  • Type “NAYA” in the search field and it should come up easily
  • Please contact Auna Castellon, with questions or assistance.

NAYA-PCC Scholarship

Five $2,000 scholarships are available to students who can demonstrate significant involvement NAYA services in the past. (Attendance at a pow wow or one event is not considered significant.)

Applicants apply through the PCC Foundation website once they have a PCC account.

More information can be found here:

Many Nations Academy Alumni Scholarship

The NAYA Many Nations Academy (formerly Early College Academy) Alumni Scholarship application is available to students who have attended or are currently attending the MNA, planning to attend an accredited educational institution.

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Have attended NAYA’s Many Nations Academy
  • Attending an accredited educational institution (college, university, trade school, etc.)
  • Demonstrate community involvement
  • Demonstrate financial need

Recipients may attend school either full- or part-time. There is no limit on the number of times that a person may apply and compete for this scholarship. Unfortunately, youth who have only attended NAYA’s Summer Ascend, but not the MNA, are not eligible.

Check back for information regarding 2021 MNA Alumni Scholarships–information will be shared soon!

For questions, please attend NAYA Virtual College Nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-6 PM or reach out to Auna Castellon at or 971-325-4803.