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College Success Pathway

College Success Pathway Program

The Native Pathways’ College Success Pathways assists American Indian students with the transition to college their first year to promote success.

Program Details

Students receive individualized coaching for:

  • Building successful academic habits;
  • Increasing academic success in the short and long term;
  • Setting academic and career goals; and
  • Developing community.
  • From welcome week to the last day of first-year finals, students’ success coach helps students to succeed with the goal of graduation.

Contact Information
Teresa Melendez, College Success Coordinator
Phone: 303-426-8900 | E-mail:


  • Recent Native Pathways to College Program graduates (High School Admissions Pathway and Tribal College Transfer Pathway students).

High School Admissions Pathway

Helps high school students at any stage realize the importance and benefits of college. To make college more accessible and easier to navigate, coaches provide guidance and resources through on-site visits to high schools, social media interaction, one-on-one coaching, and workshops.

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Preparing For College

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Student Scholarships

The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native college students.

Student Development

The American Indian College Fund established the Ambassador Program to strengthen students’ and alumni personal and professional skills.

Experience / Internships

The American Indian College Fund works to ensure that students find an opportunity that meets their needs.

Tribal Colleges

The American Indian College Fund supports 35 tribal colleges and universities (TCUs). Discover a campus near you to unlock new opportunities.