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.
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.
Charter’s New Scholarship and Mentorship Initiative Aims to Support Underrepresented Students with Demonstrated Financial Need with $20K Scholarships for Junior-Senior Year Denver, CO – May 5, 2020 – Charter Communications, Inc. today announced the creation of the...
Henry Luce Foundation Grants $250,000 to American Indian College Fund for Two-Year Tribal College Faculty Research Initiative
Program to Cultivate Faculty Intellectual Leadership and TCU Capacity April 30, 2020 Denver, Colo.— The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) will continue its work to strengthen the leadership at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) and the institutions...
Mellon Foundation Announces $4 Million Emergency Relief Grant to the American Indian College Fund in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
New York, April 22, 2020 — The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation today announced a $4 million grant to the American Indian College Fund to support college students whose educational progress has been most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While Tribal Colleges and...
Students Awarded $1,200 Scholarship Funded by Adolph Coors Foundation Denver, Colo., March 23, 2020— The American Indian College Fund honored 35 tribal college and university students named Student of the Year at their respective higher education institutions with a...
Tribal College Journal Launch Native Reflections Special Edition Journal for 400th Anniversary of Mayflower Arrival
American Indian College Fund, Tribal College Journal Launch Native Reflections Special Edition Journal for 400th Anniversary of Mayflower Arrival Call for entries for essays, art, photography, and film from TCU students, faculty, staff, as testament to Native...
Scholars celebrating at last year's banquet. Because of COVID-19, this year's banquet was cancelled to protect scholars and their communities. Students Awarded $5,000 Scholarship April 9, 2020, Denver, Colo.— The American Indian College Fund was set to honor 36...
American Indian College Fund Names Sandra Boham, President of Salish Kootenai College, the 2019-20 Tribal College and University Honoree
The American Indian College Fund named Sandra Boham, President of Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, Montana, as its Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year. Boham was chosen for the award for her outstanding contributions to American Indian higher education. She will receive a $1,200 honorarium from the American Indian College Fund, which was sponsored by the Adolph Coors Foundation.
The American Indian College Fund was founded in 1989. For 30 years, the College Fund has been the nation’s largest charity supporting Native student access to higher education. We provide scholarships, programming to improve Native American student access to higher education, and the support and tools for them to succeed once they are there.
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