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Month: January 2011 Articles

American Indian College Fund Receives $200,000 Grant from USA Funds

USA Funds awarded $200,000 to the American Indian College Fund to provide scholarship support to American Indian students attending tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) across the United States. The USA Funds Tribal College Scholarship Program will provide $1,000 scholarships to 200 students attending the 33 TCUs during the spring 2011 semester. In the last decade, this program has helped nearly 1,800 students work toward obtaining a higher education.

American Indian Leadership for the Future

This week marked the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth and leadership. In honor of King, Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, looks at the tenets of what makes a great leader from an American Indian perspective.

Coast Salish Institute Leadership Development Project Returns the Gift

Northwest Indian College (NWIC) continues to extend its intellectual capacity-building opportunities to young Native staff and faculty as part of the Woksape Oyate: Wisdom of the People Initiative.

The UPS Foundation Delivers $150,000 to American Indian College Fund

The American Indian College Fund received $150,000 from the UPS Foundation to continue the UPS Foundation Tribal College Scholarship Program. For 13 years, this program has been providing scholarship support to students attending the nation’s tribal colleges and universities (TCUs). The renewed program will provide a $2,250 scholarship for one student at each of the 33 TCUs for both the spring and fall semesters of 2011.