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Month: January 2011 Articles

Toyota Renews Scholarship Program with Donation to American Indian College Fund

The American Indian College Fund (the Fund) received a renewal grant of $75,000 from Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. to continue the Toyota Motor Sales Tribal College Scholarship Program. Each year, this program provides scholarship assistance to more than 100 students, helping them work toward obtaining their degrees at various tribal colleges and universities across the nation.

American Indian College Fund Receives $50,000 from Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation

The Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation (SFNTC) entered its third decade of supporting the American Indian College Fund by awarding $50,000 to continue the Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation Tribal College Scholarship Program for the spring 2011 semester.

A Cold Winter

Winter is hard on everyone. Travel is difficult if not dangerous, and the colder temps in a northern climate make it hard to stay warm. American Indian students have a difficult time–with soaring gas prices and long commutes across dangerous roads, getting to school takes determination and strength. Yet our students do continue on, despite the financial and other hardships, slogging through the winter, sharing rides to cut costs, and more because they are committed to getting an education.

The Rundgren Foundation Grants the American Indian College Fund $12,000 for Scholarships

The Oak Brook, Illinois-based Rundgren Foundation has granted the American Indian College Fund a $12,000 grant for scholarships for American Indian students attending our nation’s tribal colleges.