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Month: March 2011 Articles

United Health Foundation Provides $50,000 Grant to American Indian College Fund

Grant funds scholarships for American Indian college students committed to improving their communities’ health and well-being. For the fourth year in a row, United Health Foundation has granted the American Indian College Fund $50,000 to fund scholarships through the United Health Foundation Tribal Scholars Program.

Fox News Commentator Shows Ignorance About American Indian Issues

Fox News contributor John Stossel said last week no group has had more help than American Indians. On a rant on Fox & Friends, he decried the concept of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, wondering why there was no Bureau of Irish Affairs or other group. He then attributes this to the fact that America stole their land and violated many treaties, or is bound by those that it has honored.

The Estée Lauder Companies Establishes a Tribal Scholars Program with Inaugural Gift

The American Indian College Fund is proud to announce the establishment of The Estée Lauder Tribal Scholars Program with an inaugural gift of $11,000 for the 2011-12 academic year. This new program will provide ten $1,000 scholarships to American Indian students studying marketing, business, environmental science or a related field at the tribal colleges in Minnesota. The additional $1,000 will be utilized by the Fund to administer the program.

Alumnae Association of St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing Establishes $100,000 Endowment

The Alumnae Association of St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing (New York City) established an endowment fund with the American Indian College Fund to provide annual scholarships each spring to Native nursing students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing program at Salish Kootenai Tribal College in Pablo, Montana.