Native American 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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Rx for Healing in Indian Country: Cultural Competency

By Dina Horwedel - June 13, 2019

(from left) A scholar from another organization at the forum, Carlene Black, Danelle Cooper, and…

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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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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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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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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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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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SIPI Preservice Teachers Learn STEM Habits through Culturally Relevant Design Projects

By Dina Horwedel - April 10, 2019

By SIPI Early Childhood Education students Aubree Watson, Lila Platero, and Jonetta Damon SIPI interns Aubree…

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American Indian College Fund Staff Publish Article on Role of Place and Ecology in Tribal Colleges and Universities

By Dina Horwedel - April 3, 2019

International Review of Media From curricula to campuses, tribal colleges and universities, which serve communities…

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Student Success

My Path to College and Medical School

By Dina Horwedel - November 16, 2018

Shelbie Shelder By Shelbie Shelder, medical student at University of Minnesota Medical School Boozhoo (Hello)! My name is…

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Student Success

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Scholarships

By Amita Manandhar - May 1, 2018

You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions about the American Indian College Fund’s scholarships below.

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#Indigetern Native Student Intern Stories

By Amita Manandhar - December 14, 2017

#Indigetern is our new campaign to highlight stories and reflections of Native students who have interned in businesses, organizations, agencies,…

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Student Success

Good Luck on Finals, Pathways Students!

By Amita Manandhar - December 14, 2017

We know finals are a stressful time for college students—we’ve all been there! But we also know you CAN do…

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Student Success

November is #CollegeBoundNative Month

By Amita Manandhar - November 1, 2017

The #CollegeBoundNative Campaign encourages high school seniors to apply for college. Native Americans are the least…

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Student Success

College Visits Build Perspective for Prospective College Students

By Amita Manandhar - December 12, 2016

My name is Dane Allapowa and I am a sophomore at Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC); a tribal college in…

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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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Tribal College Students Experiencing First National Party Convention

By Testing - July 26, 2016

Tribal college students and Native Scholars Waycen and Brook are at the Democratic National Convention with our partner…

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College Fund Welcomes Three Summer Interns

By Testing - July 14, 2016

This year the College Fund welcomes three research interns to its staff. Internships, like scholarships, are an important…

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Tribal College Students Embracing ECE Initiatives at NWIC

By Amita Manandhar - March 9, 2015

Things are moving fast at the Northwest Indian College and the Lummi community.  For the last three and a…

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Student Success

Croff: Look Up, Smile

By Amita Manandhar - January 9, 2013

When many American Indian students study at mainstream institutions, they experience culture shock. For many, it is the…

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Leaving Home to Fulfill a Destiny

By Amita Manandhar - November 15, 2012

Iva, presenting the results from the Blackfeet Community College during the convening of tribal colleges participating in the…

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Think Indian? Think Government

By Amita Manandhar - November 9, 2012

In 1961, during his inaugural address, President John F. Kennedy delivered the memorable line in which he emphasized, “Ask…

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Meet Dwight, Our Student Speaker for the Flame of Hope Gala!

By Amita Manandhar - September 21, 2012

Every year the American Indian College Fund’s Flame of Hope Gala affords our supporters a chance to meet our students…

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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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