American Indian college students

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With Few Role Models, Native Americans Struggle To Access Higher Education

By Dina Horwedel - June 19, 2019

American Indian College Fund President Cheryl Crazy Bull is interviewed for this California Public Radio story in which reporter…

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Inside the College Fund

Free Webinar June 3 on College Fund’s College-Going Student Guidebook

By Dina Horwedel - May 22, 2019

Education professionals working with Native American high school students can attend a free webinar on Monday, June 3…

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Inside the College Fund

Entergy Supports College Fund with Scholarships for Fifth Year

By Dina Horwedel - May 14, 2019

A Native American dancer performs in Louisiana. Sometimes Americans forget that with more…

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Inside the College Fund

American Indian College Fund Awards More Than $17K of “Think Indian” Grants to Support the Vibrancy of Native American Students Nationwide

By Dina Horwedel - May 8, 2019

The American Indian College Fund’s “Think Indian” Community Awareness program awarded seven non-profit, accredited colleges…

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Inside the College Fund

A Conference That Ignites Connections

By Dina Horwedel - April 25, 2019

By Govinda Budrow, Education Instructor, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College A team of in service and pre-service teachers…

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Inside the College Fund

Graduation: Celebrating Your Achievements and Your Culture

By Dina Horwedel - April 19, 2019

Join the conversation about Native graduation regalia on Tuesday, April 23 on Native America Calling. Matthew Makomenaw, Ph.D. (Grand Traverse…

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Inside the College Fund

College Fund Celebrates 30 Years of Service to Native Americans Pursuing Higher Education

By Dina Horwedel - April 15, 2019

The American Indian College Fund is celebrating the 30th anniversary of providing access to a higher education for Native Americans.

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Inside the College Fund

Meet Oglala Lakota College’s New Community Continuing Education/GED Program Team Members

By Dina Horwedel - February 19, 2019

By Kateri L. Montileaux, Director of Community Continuing Education/GED Program Oglala Lakota College has launched its Dollar General American Indian…

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Inside the College Fund

Meet Our 2017 Summer Research Interns

By Amita Manandhar - July 24, 2017

The Tribal College and University research interns. Corryn Pōsōh, māwaw new weyak, Corryn Besaw newīhswan mesek Wāqnemōhsaeh…

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Student Success

Why You Need an Internship

By Amita Manandhar - April 28, 2017

By Jack Soto, Program Administrator, Internships and Career Readiness, American Indian College Fund Internships are important help to students…

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Student Success

Student Blogger: “Remin-icing or Reality?”

By Amita Manandhar - February 17, 2017

Author’s Note: This throwback tale is a testament of how things have changed and how they have stayed the…

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Student Success

Sunny’s Campus Visit Reinforces Commitment to Continuing Studies

By Amita Manandhar - January 26, 2017

Sunny is a student at Leech Lake Tribal College in Red Lake, Minnesota. Through the help of the American…

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President's Blog

The College Fund’s Post-Election Message

By Amita Manandhar - November 16, 2016

The American Indian College Fund’s mission is transforming higher education by providing American Indians with funding for access to a…

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Student Success

Northwest Indian College Space Center’s Rocket Teams Win Trip to Kennedy Space Center

By Amita Manandhar - October 6, 2016

After capturing all of the awards possible at the 2016 First Nations Launch in Wisconsin this year, the Northwest Indian…

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Inside the College Fund

TCUs, Internships and College Fund “Steering Her on Her Journey”

By Testing - October 5, 2016

Student Profile: Robin School: Salish Kootenai College Robin’s journey from working in film to forging a career in the…

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Student Success

Top Ten Things Native American Students Should Consider When Choosing A College

By Amita Manandhar - September 20, 2016

Recently we were asked about the factors that make for a top college for Native Americans students. It is a…

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President's Blog

Woonspe – Education gives meaning to Mni Wiconi – Water is Life

By President Cheryl Crazy Bull - September 16, 2016

The flag of the Standing Rock Tribe flies on Sept. 7, 2016 near Cannonball, North Dakota. Indigenous people…

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Inside the College Fund

Navigating College in Alaska

By Amita Manandhar - August 26, 2016

  Our Native Pathways team embarked on a trip to Alaska to visit Ilisagvik College and Barrow High School. I…

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Inside the College Fund

Funders Meet Little Big Horn College President and Student

By Amita Manandhar - March 11, 2013

by Rachel Piontak On Friday, the Fund’s staff was given a rare treat: the opportunity to hear from…

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Student Success

Siblings in Science: Breaking Boundaries in Indian Country in the Name of Native Pride and Native Science

By Amita Manandhar - November 29, 2012

Growing up in an urban environment was not easy for us. A lot of nights we weren’t sure whether or…

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Northwest Indian College Team Selected for NASA Student Rocket Launch

By Amita Manandhar - February 6, 2012

Congratulations to Team SkyWalkers, Northwest Indian College’s (NWIC) team that will be part of this year’s NASA Student…

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Student Success

Summer is Time for Native Students to Prepare for School in Fall

By Amita Manandhar - July 14, 2010

Summertime. For many people across the nation, summer is a time to kick back, relax, and celebrate! But for many…

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Ft. Lewis Tuition Waiver

By Amita Manandhar - January 21, 2010

We have been receiving calls and questions about the Ft. Lewis College (located in Durango, Colorado) tuition waiver and its…

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