FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ford Motor Company Fund Awards $50,000 to American Indian College Fund
November 7, 2012
Ford Motor Company Fund has renewed a $50,000 grant to the American Indian College Fund for the Ford Motor Company Blue Oval Scholars Program.
Ten tribal college scholarships and five mainstream university scholarships at $3,000 each are available for Native students studying science, technology, engineering, math, or business. All applicants must have a 3.0 grade point average.
“At Ford, we understand the strength of our country relies on the quality of its future leaders and the education they receive,” said Mike Schmidt of the Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services. “We are honored to be working with the American Indian College Fund to provide Ford Blue Oval Scholarships that support Native American students in their pursuit of higher education.”
“We are delighted that the Ford Motor Company Fund is continuing its commitment to Native education in these important fields of study,” said Dr. Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. “A college education helps not just our students, but also their families and communities.”
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