Tribal College Transfer

Tribal College Transfer Pathway Program

The Tribal College Transfer Pathway Program creates transfer pathways for tribal college students to four-year institutions. Program support ensures that TCU students complete their associate degrees and have the academic readiness to succeed at a four-year degree institution.

Program Details

Transfer Pathway’s services focus on helping students identify transfer opportunities to ensure a smooth transfer and to access adequate tools and resources upon transfer. Them program provides advising support at selected TCUs, college admissions and financial aid education for students and their families, and partnerships with transfer institutions. There is no cost to participate in the program. For more information, please contact nativepathways@collegefund.org

Eligibility

  • There is no cost to participate in the program.
  • Students planning to transfer to a four-year academic institution.
  • Students enrolled at one of the following TCUs:
    • o Aaniiih Nakoda College; Cankdeska Cikana Community College; Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College; Fort Peck Community College; Ilisagvik College; Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College; Leech Lake Tribal College; Little Big Horn College; Sisseton Wahpeton College; Stone Child College; Turtle Mountain Community College; White Earth Tribal and Community College.

Native Pathway Program

The Native Pathways to College Program works to increase the number of Native American students enrolled in college, support successful transfer of two-year tribal college and university (TCU) students to four-year institutions, and increase the admissions testing and college readiness of high school students through academic preparedness strategies.

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.

College Bridge Pathway

Works with 300 Native American high school students to prepare them for college academically and socially. Program is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors preparing for college.

Tribal College Transfer Pathway

Creates transfer pathways for tribal college students to four-year institutions. Services help students identify transfer opportunities to ensure a smooth transfer and to access adequate tools and resources upon transfer.

College Success Pathway

The Native Pathways to College’s College Success Program helps Native students transition into and be successful in college. We provide individualized coaching to support students in: building successful academic habits, increasing academic success in the short and long term, and setting academic and career goals.

For Students

Preparing For College

Learn what to expect and how to prepare for college.

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.

Getting The Job

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.