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The American Indian College Fund provides financial support for Native American students and tribal colleges and universities, and also supports programs for institutional growth and sustainability and cultural preservation.
Total Scholarships Distributed in 2019-2020
College Students Served in 2019-2020
First-Generation Scholars Served in 2019-2020
Accredited Tribal Colleges and Universities Supported by Our Work
Native American Tribes Supported by Our Work
of Donations Go to Scholarships, Programs, and Public Education
From Our President & Featured News
The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian
Honors Cheryl Crazy Bull
at 12th Annual Dr. Carlos Montezuma Awards
The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian (Mitchell Museum) honored three individuals for significant contributions to Native American society, culture, and history at the 12th Annual Dr. Carlos Montezuma Honorary Lecture and Awards on November 18.
American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills Name Chelysa Owens-Cyr as 2021 Tribal College Blanket Contest Winner
The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills, the international lifestyle brand headquartered in Portland, Oregon, have selected Chelysa Owens-Cyr’s “Unity” as its 2021 Tribal College Blanket Contest winner.
Global MindED Honors Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of American Indian College Fund, with a 2021 Inclusive Leader Award
American Indian College Fund President and CEO Cheryl Crazy Bull was named a GlobalMindED 2021 Inclusive Leader on November 3 during a virtual awards ceremony.
Native Pathways Spring 2021 Education Events
We want you to be prepared for all of the challenges you’ll face this year, so we’ve scheduled a calendar of webinars and videos to assist you with everything from working with your professors to applying for scholarships. Add the events to your calendar, and sign-up for notifications here.
Preparing for College
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Getting the Job
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Tribal Colleges and Universities
The American Indian College Fund supports 35 tribal colleges and universities.
News From Our Program Team
Stallan Reifel earned his GED through Sinte Gleska University, while confronting obstacles like limited access to transportation to class.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College has a successful GED program, helping students like Joe succeed at their own pace.
Oglala Lakota College utilizes online resources in its GED program, to provide ease of learning for students like Dawson Pearson.
American Indian College Fund Mourns David Kennedy
David Kennedy, co-founder of Wieden+Kennedy, the College Fund’s advertising partner for more than 30 years, passed away October 10. We honor his life and work.