About Our Research

The American Indian College Fund researches the impact of our scholarships and programs on students and Native communities and provides avenues for collecting and disseminating research for those interested in Native higher education.

Research Areas – What We Do

Faculty Development

We support tribal college and university (TCU) faculty and staff through fellowships, professional development grants, and scholarly research opportunities.

Research Journals and Reports

The College Fund is ongoing in our work to provide meaning research and resources to support TCU faculty in disseminating their research to Indigenous communities and the wider research community.

Research Archive

Browse our extensive library of research articles, abstracts, reports, documents, and links to outside sources.

Featured Reports

Alumni of Tribal Colleges and Universities Better Their Communities

The Tribal Colleges and Universities #RealCollege Survey

College Affordability Study

Creating Visibility and Healthy Learning Environments for Native Americans in Higher Education