NTUA is committed to provide safe, reliable, and affordable utility services and help to improve the well-being of residents living on the Navajo Nation. In order to do so, NTUA relies on professional, qualified, and technical expertise; therefore, we encourage Navajo students to pursue studies that lead to either a bachelor or master degree in fields relating to the multi-service utility industry, such as business, accounting, engineering (electrical, civil, or environmental), chemistry, computer science, and informatics.
Award: $2,000.00 for one year, (divided into $1,000.00 increments for the Fall and Spring semesters).
The scholarship may be used for either an Undergraduate or a Graduate degree program.
Apply for a renewal award if you received the award in 2018, and would like to apply again for the
Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 academic year.
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.
NTUA Mailing Address & Contact Information
NTUA Training Department
P.O. Box 170
Fort Defiance, AZ 86504
(928)729-5721 x 2152
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
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
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.
Deadline is March 1, 2019