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October 19, 2010
Denver, Colo. - The American Indian College Fund received a generous grant from Hilton Worldwide, a renowned global leader in the hotel and hospitality industry, to re-establish the Hilton Worldwide Tribal College Hospitality Scholarship Program for the 2010-11 academic year. The program will provide scholarships for students studying hospitality or business at Blackfeet Community College, Mont.; Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, Minn.; or Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, N.M.
“It is an honor to receive this grant from Hilton Worldwide,” said Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. “We are excited to re-establish this partnership to help American Indian students achieve their career goals in the hospitality and business fields.”