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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Indicator 7.3: Financial Aid

In the 1999-2000 school year, 56 percent of American Indian/Alaska Native students received financial aid.

In the 1999-2000 school year, 56 percent of American Indian/Alaska Native students received financial aid of some kind. Blacks (70 percent) were more likely than American Indians/Alaska Natives to receive financial aid, while Asian/Pacific Islanders (44 percent) were less likely than American Indians/Alaska Natives to receive financial aid.

American Indians/Alaska Natives receiving financial aid were awarded, on average, $8,300 for the school year. The average amount of financial aid received by American Indian/Alaska Native students was similar to the average amount of aid received by Black students. American Indians/Alaska Natives attending 4-year colleges and institutions were awarded more financial aid, on average, than Whites and Hispanics attending 4-year institutions.

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