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Dina Horwedel, Director of Public Education, American Indian College Fund

Colleen R. Billiot, Public Education Coordinator, American Indian College Fund

American Indian College Fund Hosts Summer of Success Conference

Virtual conference will prepare students for a meaningful college experience

June 7, 2023, Denver, Colo.— The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) Student Success Services team will be hosting its Summer of Success Conference: Pathways to the Future from June 13 to 15. This interactive, online event is for high school and college students, staff, faculty, and families alike and centers Native culture. Students that attend will learn strategies that inspire a meaningful college experience that moves them towards their career aspirations. Faculty and staff will discuss ways to support student programming for college and career success. Those interested can check out the Native Pathways and Career guidebooks, as well as register here.

About the American Indian College FundThe American Indian College Fund has been the nation’s largest charity supporting Native higher education for 33 years. The College Fund believes “Education is the answer” and provided $14.45 million in scholarships and other direct student support to American Indian students in 2021-22. Since its founding in 1989 the College Fund has provided more than $284 million in scholarships, programs, community, and tribal college support. The College Fund also supports a variety of academic and support programs at the nation’s 35 accredited tribal colleges and universities, which are located on or near Indian reservations, ensuring students have the tools to graduate and succeed in their careers. The College Fund consistently receives top ratings from independent charity evaluators and is one of the nation’s top 100 charities named to the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance. For more information about the American Indian College Fund, please visit

JournalistsThe American Indian College Fund does not use the acronym AICF. On second reference, please use the College Fund.

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