The Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA) Scholarship Program provides scholarships to Native American and Alaska Native students pursuing opportunities in higher education. Awards generally range from $900 to $3,000 for each academic year. Since 2006, WIGA has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships.

Applicant Requirements

Applicants must be enrolled members of one of Washington’s 29 federally recognized tribes or American Indian/Alaska Native students enrolled in a federally recognized tribe who are attending or plan to attend a higher education institution in the state of Washington.

Applicants may be pursuing degrees at community and technical colleges, four-year colleges, or post-graduate and professional schools.


Questions? Contact Rosina DePoe at 360-352-3248 or deputy@washingtonindiangaming.org.