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Navajo Technical University Student Explores NASA’s Space Flight Technology, and the History of Her Own Tribe’s Technological Journey

By David Bledsoe - August 5, 2019

As the country celebrated the 50th anniversary of humankind’s first visit to the moon, American Indian College Fund Student…

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2018-2019 American Indian College Fund Student Ambassadors Celebrate Successes

By David Bledsoe - July 15, 2019

The American Indian College Funds 2018-2019 Student Ambassadors represent some of the best Native students in the country. Recently,…

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The Benefits of a Gap Year (or Years) Before Medical School

By Amita Manandhar - November 5, 2018

What do some pre-medical students do during gap years before starting medical school? What can be learned during this time?…

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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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Scholar Seeks Engineering Degree to Contribute to Community Needs

By Amita Manandhar - January 29, 2015

Charmayne (Navajo), a Navajo Technical University student studying Building Information Modeling and Walmart Foundation Scholarship recipient through the…

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ECE Researcher to Present Poster at Native Children’s Research Exchange (NCRE)

By Amita Manandhar - September 19, 2014

The American Indian College Fund’s Wakanyeja Early Childhood…

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Shaping Native Early Childhood Education with Work and Commitment

By Amita Manandhar - September 17, 2014

This fall marks the final year of the initiative; reflection on the accomplishments of the four tribal college grantees spurs…

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Code Talkers Preserving Freedoms by Preserving Languages

By Amita Manandhar - May 25, 2014

Today, we pay tribute to those who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the freedoms we all enjoy. Memorial Day…

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Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education Initiative Goes International

By Amita Manandhar - March 14, 2014

The Wakanyeja Early Childhood Education (ECE) Initiative celebrates another…

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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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Tribal College Hosts Early Childhood Teacher Education Kick-Off

By Amita Manandhar - September 14, 2012

Sacred Little Ones Kickoff for the Early Childhood Education Programs at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute. Southwestern Indian Polytechnic…

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Native Students Travel to D.C. for Forum about Minority Health Issues

By Amita Manandhar - July 13, 2012

From left to right are United Health scholars D’Ayn DeGroat, Justine Correa, Karen King, Sheridan Cowboy, Gwendolyn Wagner…

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Guest Blog from Student Intern Wynette

By Amita Manandhar - July 22, 2011

This is the second entry from Wynette in a series of blogs from American Indian College Fund scholars…

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