Chief Manuelito Scholarship

The Chief Manuelito Scholarship was established in 1980 to provide scholarships to high achieving Navajo high school graduates.  Scholarships are awarded based on ACT/SAT test scores and final high school grade point average.  The policies concerning deadlines and document submittal are strictly adhered to by the program.  Students receive $7000 annually to cover direct educational expenses associated with colleges and universities.  High school graduates must meet the following 2 criteria for eligibility.

  1.  High school graduate admitted to a post-secondary institution with a minimum ACT (SAT scores will be converted) composite score in combination with a minimum grade point average, as shown in Table 1 and
  2. Completion of required Navajo language and Navajo Government courses prior to high school graduation date as out lined in Table 2.
Table 1
Table 2

24/3 Rule

The Chief Manuelito Scholarship also recognizes and awards undergraduate college students with superior academic ability upon availability of funds and upon meeting eligibility criteria:

♦ A Full-time undergraduate student, having completed twenty four (24) semester credit hours, or equivalent amount of quarter or trimester credit hours, with a 3.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) based on college-level grades courses.  Because this scholarship is based on the GPA of college level courses, students seeking an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Certificate are not eligible.

Contact respective agency for more information:
ONNSFA Chinle Agency
PO Box 25-B
Tsaile, AZ. 86556
Toll Free:(800) 919-9269
Fax:(928) 724-2208
ONNSFA Crownpoint Agency
PO Box 1080
Crownpoint, NM 87313
Toll Free:(866) 254-9913
Fax:(505) 786-2178
ONNSFA Ft. Defiance Agency
PO Box 1870
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Toll Free:(800) 243-2956
Fax:(928) 871-6561
ONNSFA Shiprock Agency
PO Box 1349
Shiprock, NM 87420
Toll Free:(866) 223-6457
Fax:(505) 368-1338
ONNSFA Tuba City Agency
PO Box 370
Tuba City AZ 86045
Toll Free:(866) 839-8151
Fax:(928) 283-3215