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.

Tribal College and University Research Journals

The journal publishes articles from a variety of fields such as environmental science, Indigenous health and wellness, student success, and tribal college program development.

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