Great Opportunities for Students!
Crow Canyon High School Archaeology Camp
Scholarships Available! Check out the application packet!
This one-week program (July 21 to July 27, 2013) is an extraordinary opportunity for you to learn about archaeology while working side-by-side with professional archaeologists and educators engaged in the Center's ongoing investigations into the ancestral Pueblo Indians of the Mesa Verde region. The program includes excavation, laboratory work, and a variety of hands-on activities designed to give students an appreciation for ancient lifestyles and technologies. The week culminates in a daylong tour of Mesa Verde National Park, a World Heritage site. It will be a memorable summer camp experience!
Albuquerque Community Foundation
Scholarship & Financial Aid Programs
Albuquerque Community Foundation has a number of scholarship and financial aid programs.
Gates Millennium Scholarship
Outstanding Students Recognized for Leadership, Academic Achievement, and Service
The Gates Millennium Scholar Program initiative, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is aimed at expanding access and opportunity to higher education to those citizens who will help reflect the diverse society in which we live. The Foundation seeks to increase the number of African Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Asian & Pacific Islander Americans, and Hispanic Americans enrolling in and completing undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The goal is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for thousands of outstanding students to reach their fullest potential. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has established this initiative to encourage and support students in completing college and in continuing on to earn masters and doctoral degrees in disciplines where ethnic and racial groups are currently underrepresented.
Sources of Financial Aid - American Indian Students
Indian Resource Development at New Mexico State University publishes the “Sources of Financial Aid Available to American Indian Students” booklet. This booklet provides up-to-date information on financial aid and internship opportunities for Native American students.
Center for Native American Youth Scholarship - Summer Program
Summer Program for High School Students at Columbia University
The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute is partnering with Columbia University's Secondary School Programs to offer one full tuition and residential scholarship for a Native American student to attend Columbia's Summer Program for High School students during summer 2012 in New York City.
Native American Scholarships
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List of Native American Scholarships
American Indian Education Foundation Scholarship Program
Check Out This Scholarship Program!
Up to $2,000 for Freshman Scholarships!
Tools for Success
A Guide to Seniors, Families Counselors & Others
A 28-page guide published by the American Indian Education Foundation.
College Search Made Simple
Millions in Scholarships! Look for the Native American page!
Learn the four steps to college and more!
American Indian College Fund
Scholarship Opportunities! Visit their website.
Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Opportunities!
It is the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation’s (NACF) mission to provide financial support to artists and organizations to help our Native cultures flourish. NACF recently awarded its first grants to 26 American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists and organizations. To learn more about the NACF and to find out more about all of the grants awarded across the United States, visit their website.
Fastweb Scholarship Search
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Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
You're already making a difference. Achieving academic goals. Helping your community. Now comes college. The Buick Achievers Program wants to find you...and then help.
American Indian Higher Education Resources
The American Indian Higher Education Resources (AIHER) project is a much needed centralized place of information and support for American Indian students and parents who plan to attend mainstream colleges and universities. AIHER will provide American Indian students with essential information about colleges, the application process, financial resources, scholarship, internships, fellowships and apprenticeships to take away the stress and confusion factor to contribute to students' success.
American Indian Graduate Center
Look for many great opportunities at AIGC, American Indian Graduate Center
The American Indian Graduate Center, Inc. announces the availability of fellowships and loans for service to American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students.
Native American Finance Officers Association
Many Great Opportunities!
The Native American Finance Officers Association builds the financial strength of tribal governments and their enterprises by providing educational forums and resources, and by instilling finance and accounting best practices.
New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Great Opportunity for New Mexico Students!
New Mexico’s students, take the opportunity to apply for an education scholarship through the New Mexico Credit Union Education Foundation.
Native American Scholarships
Many Great Opportunities!
Visit Powwows.com to learn about these Native American Scholarships.
QuestBridge offers opportunities for outstanding low-income students.
QuestBridge is a non-profit program that links bright, motivated low-income students with educational and scholarship opportunities at some of the nation's best colleges. QuestBridge is the provider of the National College Match Program and the College Prep Scholarship.
Look for the many DoSomething.org Opportunities for Scholarships!
They're giving away money! Do you want to make a change, but lack the funds? DoSomething.org has tons of grants just for you, so check them out.
Young Native Writers Essay Contest
The National Museum of the American Indian, in partnership with the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation
The National Museum of the American Indian, in partnership with the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation, is pleased to announce a call for entries for the annual Young Native Writers Essay Contest.
TradeUp New Mexico
Training & Careers
If you are considering beginning a career in the building trade, TradeUp New Mexico can help you; they help you build a career. They assist in choosing a professional path, completing an apprenticeship, and beginning your career.
Futures for Children Sophomores and Juniors
College Horizons is a five-day “Pre-College Workshop” geared specifically for American Indian students. This remarkable program is held twice annually on college campuses around the nation. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher to apply (academic transcript required). Please read application requirements carefully.
Patty Iron Cloud Program
Association of American Indian Physicians
Through its cooperative agreement with the Office of Minority Health, the Patty Iron Cloud National Native American Youth Initiative is an intense academic enrichment, and reinforcement, program designed to better prepare American Indian / Alaska Native (AI/AN) high school students to remain in the academic pipeline and pursue a career in the health professions and/or biomedical research.
Dream Catcher Science Program
Sandia National Laboratories
The Dream Catcher Science Program is a hands-on science and engineering program designed for American Indian middle-school and high-school students in grades 6 through 12 who are interested in science, math, and engineering. There is no cost to attend the program and parents are invited to attend workshops with their student(s).
Morris K. Udall Native American Congressional Internships
The Native American Congressional Internship Program provides college Juniors and Seniors with an insider's view of the federal government. The ten-week internship in Washington, D.C., places students in Senate and House offices, committees, Cabinet departments and the White House, where they are able to observe government decision-making processes first-hand.
Young Scholars Program
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program offers one of the most personalized scholarship programs for high-achieving students in the nation. The Foundation’s Young Scholars Program is designed to nurture exceptional students who have demonstrated, through academic excellence and extracurricular activities, that they have the potential to excel. Students apply for the program in 7th grade, enter the program in 8th grade, and continue through high school. Each Young Scholar receives a unique combination of opportunities that may include:
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