Native American undergraduates in Arizona to receive free tuition


Last updated 8/5/2022 at 1:47pm

Chris Richards/University of Arizona

Graduates listen to speakers at the convocation ceremony for Native American Student Affairs on May 6.

TUSCON, Ariz.-Undergraduate students from the state's 22 federally recognized Native American tribes will no longer have to pay tuition and mandatory fees at the University of Arizona main campus in Tucson.

Beginning in the fall 2022, new and continuing full-time, degree-seeking, in-state undergraduates will be eligible for the Arizona Native Scholars Grant, the first program of its kind in Arizona.

"Serving Arizona's Native American tribes and tribal students is a crucial part of the University of Arizona's land-grant mission," said University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins." I am so...

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