Catching the Dream Scholarship

  • Scholarship Intent: CTD’s objective is to recognize and reward outstanding student achievement.
  • Criteria: Must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian and enrolled member of a US tribe. U. S. tribeis defined as federally recognized, state recognized, or terminated. Students must be attending or planning on attending a college or university within the U. S. on a full-time basis that is fully accredited. Study must be at the college level, and can range from bachelor’s degrees to postdoctoral study. Applicants must have excellent grades, high ACT or SAT scores, some work experience, a track record of leadership, and a strong commitment to their Indian community. Student applying to any of these three programs are required to apply for all other sources of funding which is a minimum of fifty (50), write a comprehensive essay about themselves and their plans,, and provide proof of high school completion, college ad
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: HS Seniors; Undergrad: Any; Grad: Any
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; Grad: FULL-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Yes
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Catching the Dream
  • Contact Person title: Scholarship Affairs Office
  • Street Address: 8200 Mountain Road, NE, Suite 203 Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
  • Phone Number: (505)262-2351
  • Extension: 116
  • Email:
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Deadline: Summer – March 15, Fall – April 20, Spring – September 15