Navajo Tribal Utility Authority®


NTUA Enhanced Scholarship with Internship
Award amount: $2,500.00 for one year, (divided into $1,250.00 increments for each semester (Fall and Spring) in which student meets eligibility requirements), and a paid internship with NTUA in Summer 2019.  The Enhanced Scholarship may be used for either an Undergraduate or a Graduate degree program.
Eligibility criteria:
1. The student is one of the following:
a. High School Graduate or expects to graduate high school by the date of enrollment at college or university; or
b. High-school equivalent certificate holder or expects to receive a high-school equivalent certificate by the date of enrollment at college or university; or
c. Currently attending college or university with a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00 or above for Undergraduate work, or a 3.00 for Graduate work.
2. The student is enrolled in a field of study related to the multi-service utility industry (e.g. business, management, administration, accounting, engineering [electrical, civil, or environmental], environment, or information technology).
3. The student is enrolled as Full-Time status, defined as:
   a. Twelve (12) or more Credit Hours per semester for Undergraduate degree programs; or
   b. Nine (9) or more Credit Hours per semester for Graduate degree programs; or
   c. Other amount of credit hours determined by student’s college or university as Full-Time status.
4. The student maintains a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00 or above for Undergraduate work, or a 3.00 or above for Graduate work.
5. The student applies and is accepted for an NTUA summer internship.
Application Process:
Students must complete the following actions by the stated deadlines.
Step 1.  Enhanced Scholarship Application Packet:
Applicants must submit official/original documents for each element of the Application Packet listed below:
Scholarship Application
• Letter of Interest (Standard business letter stating your interest in the scholarship and a description of how your degree aligns with multi-service utility industry.)
• Letter of Acceptance or Admission to College or University
• Official sealed High School or College or University Transcripts
• Official Certificate of Indian Blood (green, embossed certificate)
Incomplete Application Packets will not be considered for the scholarship award.  No fax or email documents will be considered.
Deadline: Applicants must postmark or hand-deliver the complete Enhanced Scholarship Application Packet to the NTUA Training Department by the Application Deadline: 5:00 PM April 26th, 2019.
Step 2.  Internship Application
Applicants must also submit an Employment Application online during the Internship Application window of April 15th-26th, 2019.
•  Online: Click on the “Employment” tab.
•  In-Person: NTUA Headquarters in Fort Defiance, AZ.