Our scholars graduate and innovate in every facet of American society—as healthcare providers, senators, business executives, NASA rocket scientists, and more. They are leaders, mentors, and future changemakers. When you make room for tomorrow’s Indigenous graduates, you support the future. When you become a friend and ally of Native people, you legitimize our place in the world.
This article originally appeared on the Aspen Institute. Manoj Patil immigrated to the United States on January 1, 2001, to continue his higher education. After graduating with his master’s degree in May 2002, Patil joined Western Iowa Tech Community College...
With this, as Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ tribal college students, you might be right out of high school, and you might be returning much later in life. While the educational journey is not the same for anyone, the path of sorting through how you identify along the 2SLGBTQ+ spectrum will also not be the same for anyone. And while on that path, your understanding of your identity will likely change and evolve many times, and this is the experience of being alive.
In her latest blog, American Indian College Fund President and CEO Cheryl Crazy Bull offers a statement on the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Haaland v. Brackeen. Learn about the importance of this case not only in ensuring that Native children have the ability to be raised in their own communities but in reaffirming the sovereignty of Tribal nations.
The American Indian College Fund’s Transfer and Admissions Program Administrator, Nicolette Weston, will speak at the National Scholarship Providers Association’s (NSPA) Mental Health Summit on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. The National Scholarship Providers Association focuses on advancing the collective impact of scholarship providers and the awards they offer.
Tristen Flying Horse, a business management major who is working towards a bachelor’s degree at Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates, North Dakota, was selected to participate in this year’s NAFOA Leadership Summit. The summit is an opportunity for young leaders to attend a full day of programming prior to NAFOA’s 40th Annual Conference.
It seems like just yesterday when last year’s school year started, in the face of great uncertainty. And now it’s time to return to school again. The pandemic situation is uncertain again, however, we have come through a year knowing what we are dealing with and how to do so, and we also know that education offers many opportunities for Native people, making this the BEST time to start on the path to earning a professional certificate or college degree.
American Indian College Fund Names Five Tribal College Participants for $2.4 Million Cultivating Native College Student Success Program
In order to remain sustainable, tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) located on or near Indian reservations, must recruit, complete enrollment, retain and graduate Native American students.
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) has recently been authorized to offer fully accredited bachelor degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Human Services.
Amazon has teamed up to help students and faculty members at tribal colleges and universities across the country with a donation of 1,000 Fire HD 8 tablets and 550 laptops.