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July 19, 2010
Denver, Colorado – For nearly a decade, MetLife Foundation has been committed to supporting Native American scholars through the American Indian College Fund. The MetLife Foundation granted $15,000 this month to continue the MetLife Foundation Tribal College Scholarship Program. This program provides scholarships to Native students attending tribal colleges and universities across the country.
“We are pleased to support the American Indian College Fund and the students it serves,” said A. Dennis White, President and CEO of MetLife Foundation. “We share its strong commitment to expanding educational opportunity.”
“We are inspired by the continued support of MetLife Foundation,” said Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. “We look forward to utilizing this generous grant to help more Native students achieve their dream of a higher education.”
About MetLife Foundation
MetLife Foundation supports education, health, civic and cultural organizations. In education, it supports strengthening of public schools through effective teaching and leadership, and preparation of students for access to and success in higher education, particularly the critical first year. The Foundation’s grant-making is informed by findings from the annual MetLife Survey of the American Teacher. For more information, visit www.metlife.org.