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Month: March 2012 Articles

Native Students Honored at AIHEC Conference

Over the weekend the American Indian College Fund held two events at the AIHEC Student Conference. On Saturday night the 33 American Indian College Fund Students of the Year (SOY) were recognized. Also honored was Dr. Verna Fowler (President of College of Menominee Nation) as the TCU President of the Year.

The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Fund Honor First-Generation Scholarship Recipients

Coca-Cola Scholarship recipient Larry P. Madden (Stockbridge-Munsee), a humanities major at the College of Menominee Nation gives a speech to his peers during the annual banquet at the 2012 AIHEC Student Conference. “I am here to express my humble gratitude, not only for myself, but all of Indian Country…for the efforts of the Coca-Cola Company, who has taken the time to just rememeber us; because we are often forgotten in the field of academics,” he said.

Lowe’s Grants American Indian College Fund $50,000

The American Indian College Fund and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation today announced a grant of $50,000 for a new scholarship program to support American Indian students. The grant will fund scholarships for qualified Native students in their final year of college who have financial need to complete their degree.

Cigna Foundation Grants $29,000 to American Indian College Fund for Scholarships

The Cigna Foundation has granted $29,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) to support Native scholarships through the Cigna Foundation Tribal Scholars Healthcare Program. The grant will provide 10 scholarships to Native students studying at select tribal colleges and universities and mainstream institutions.