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.
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Sitting Bull College Student Chosen
for Economic Leadership Summit
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.
Back to School
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 Approved to Offer Bachelor Degree Programs
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 Donates 1,550 devices to American Indian College Fund
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.
Henry Luce Foundation Grants $250,000 to American Indian College Fund to Assist Tribal College Faculty with Remote Instruction During Covid-19 Crisis
The Henry Luce Foundation granted the American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) $250,000 to provide faculty at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) with the technology and support they need to make the transition to remote instruction during the Covid-19 crisis.