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February 6, 2012
The American Indian College Fund received a $20,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to continue the Morgan Stanley Foundation Tribal Scholars Program. For more than ten years the Morgan Stanley Foundation has been providing scholarships to American Indian students pursuing degrees in financial studies at the nation’s tribal colleges and mainstream universities. Through its support, Morgan Stanley Foundation has helped nearly 200 students achieve their academic and career goals of pursuing careers in the financial services industry.
“The Morgan Stanley Foundation’s longtime support has been vital to helping American Indian students achieve a financial education. Because of their continued support, even more Native students will be able to achieve their goals of working in the finance industry,” said Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund.
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