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Month: March 2015 Articles

College Fund’s 25th Anniversary LA Gala April 11

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) has signed Jeff Bridges & the Abiders to perform live at its 25th Anniversary Gala, to be held Saturday, April 11 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at J.W. Marriot at L.A. LIVE. This formal fundraising event will benefit Native American higher education and celebrate the College Fund’s mission to provide Native American access to higher education.

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

The Coca Cola Foundation and the American Indian College Fund honored 36 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2014-15 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship was established to fund unmet need for a student’s first year in college. If students maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average and show strong participation in campus and community life, their scholarships are renewed every year throughout the students’ tribal college career. The Coca-Cola Foundation and the College Fund Honor First-Generation Scholarship Recipients

Tribal College President and Students Honored by the College Fund and Adolph Coors Foundation

The American Indian College Fund will honor American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2014-15 Student of the Year reception at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The program, sponsored by the Adolph Coors Foundation, awarded each honoree a $1,000 scholarship. The program also honors a faculty or staff member at a tribal college and university for their leadership.

College Fund Takes Gen-I Challenge, Pledges Support for White House Initiative for Native Youth

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico that it is pledging its full support for Generation Indigenous (Gen-I), an initiative launched by President Obama to improve the lives of Native youth by removing barriers that stand between them and opportunities for success.