Navajo Tribal Utility Authority®

Additional Scholarship Opportunities
American Public Power Association DEED Program
The American Public Power Association DEED Program offers four types of funding for students – educational scholarships, student internships, student research grants, and technical design projects.  Scholarships range from $2,000 - $5,000.  Applicants must be full-time students attending an accredited college/university or vocational institution within the U.S. and must not be graduating within 12 months of the application deadline.  Application deadlines are February 15 and October 15 each year.
To learn more about DEED funding, visit
U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Indian Energy
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Indian Energy, Sandia National Laboratories is now accepting applications for a 12-week internship based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Interns will gain first-hand experience with existing tribal energy projects and exposure to issues concerning tribal energy technology use and application.  Current full-time undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 are eligible to apply.  For more details on application requirements and projects.
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The application window for the NTUA Scholarship and Enhanced Scholarship is now closed.

The window was open January 1 - April 26, 2019.


We received over 150 applications, and look forward to reviewing each carefully to provide support to as many Navajo college students as possible for the 2019-2020 Academic Year.    If you submitted an application for either the NTUA Scholarship or the NTUA Enhanced Scholarship, we will review your application and contact you according to schedule below.


Scholarship Applicants


You will receive a letter by Saturday July 27, 2019 stating whether or not you will receive the award for the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 academic year.  If you do not receive a letter by July 27, 2019, please contact our office on Monday, July 29, 2019.  Please note: in fairness to all applicants, we do not provide updates by phone, email, or in-person until July 29, 2019.  If you also applied for the Summer Internship, Human Resources will notify Internship applicants in May 2019.



The next annual Scholarship Award application window will be open January 1 - April 24, 2020.  Detailed information on the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 application criteria will be posted on this webpage on December 6, 2019.