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Month: July 2013 Articles

Tribal Colleges Demonstrate Winning Strategies for Prosperity in Indian Country

Tribal Colleges Demonstrate Winning Strategies for Prosperity in Indian Country Supported by $1 million grant from Northwest Area Foundation The American Indian College Fund has selected five tribal colleges as the winners of the Tribal College Leaders in Community Innovation Award, a program that recognizes innovative approaches for fighting poverty and building thriving Native economies.

United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative has awarded $100,000 for scholarships

The American Indian College Fund announced that the United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative has awarded $100,000 for scholarships to 18 academically deserving Native students pursuing health or health-related degrees.

Ford Motor Company Fund Awards $60,000 to American Indian College Fund

Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded a $50,000 grant to the American Indian College Fund for Native student scholarships through the Ford Motor Company Blue Oval Scholars Program and an additional $10,000 to support the American Indian College Fund’s Flame of Hope Gala on October 10, 2013, which raises money for student scholarships. The Blue Oval Scholars Program awards eight tribal college scholarships and four mainstream university scholarships of $3,000 each for Native students studying science, technology, engineering, math, or business in a two or four-year degree program with a 3.0 grade point average. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate a commitment to American Indian communities or volunteer service.

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