CoBank is partnering with the American Indian College Fund (College Fund) to provide American Indian and Alaska Native students with scholarships. CoBank has granted $300,000 over the next three years, providing $100,000 per year for 20 student scholarships in the amount of $4,500.
The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills, the international lifestyle brand headquartered in Portland, Oregon, are announcing they are accepting submissions for The Tribal College Blanket Design Contest, beginning November 15. All American Indian and Alaska Native students attending a tribal college or university are eligible to submit one or several designs in the competition, which awards scholarships and cash prizes to the top three designers.
Little Priest Tribal College Mourns the Loss of Former Interim President and Board Member and an Icon of Tribal College Movement
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Manoj Patil, President, Little Priest Tribal College 402.878.2380 firstname.lastname@example.org Winnebago, Neb. – November 9, 2023 - Little Priest Tribal College (LPTC) is mourning the loss of former Interim President and Board member Mr....
The American Indian College Fund is celebrating Native American Heritage Month by hosting two free, online book and author events featuring Indigenous authors.
American Indian College Fund President Cheryl Crazy Bull a 2023 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Social Equality Awardee
Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the Denver-based American Indian College Fund, was named a Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Social Equality Awardee (NBSE).
American Indian College Fund to Feature Five Indigenous Celebrity Chefs and the Indigo Girls at Culinary Music Event
Native American allies in the music, theater, and advertising industries are joining forces with the American Indian College Fund for its EATSS event (Epicurean Award to Support Scholars) to celebrate Native American Heritage Month in Minneapolis on November 8.
The Indigenous Visionaries: Women’s Leadership Program (Indigenous Visionaries) at the American Indian College Fund (College Fund) supports the empowerment and success of Native women faculty and staff at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) through a ten-month fellowship. Participating fellows receive a $4,000 stipend and place-based and experiential professional and personal development through guided training and cultural learning from College Fund staff and a broad network of Native women leaders.
At the heart of the American Indian College Fund’s latest PSA campaign, “Move Aside,” is the unwavering potential of tribal college students. Launching on Indigenous Peoples’ Day in partnership with Wieden+Kennedy Portland, the campaign shines a light on the growing number of Native Americans with college degrees (more than 300,000) while centering on and celebrating the Indigenous experience.
The American Indian College Fund named 11 Native students to the 2023-24 cohort of its Student Ambassador Program. Students named to the program are trained in leadership and communications skills to create greater visibility of Native Americans and generate an understanding of the importance of their diverse cultures.
American Indian College Fund Faculty Fellowships Develop Teaching and Research Expertise at Tribal Colleges and Universities
The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) awarded fellowships totaling $213,500 to 12 tribal college and university (TCU) faculty and staff in the spring of 2023. These fellowships support faculty pursuing graduate credits, master’s, or doctoral degrees. The College Fund’s faculty fellowship programs are creating greater education expertise in Indian Country, while building the academic and intellectual capacity of the 35 tribal colleges and universities it supports.