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January 13, 2011
The American Indian College Fund received a grant of $12,500 from the Helen Roberti Charitable Trust for scholarship support for American Indian students. The grant will support a $1,000 scholarship for a student pursuing a master’s degree in education at Sinte Gleska University, a $1,000 scholarship to a master’s candidate at Oglala Lakota College pursuing a degree in education administration, and $10,500 in undergraduate scholarships for students studying education or nursing at a tribal college and university.
“The generosity of the Helen Roberti Charitable Trust is helping Native students achieve their educational goals while also impacting the future of Indian Country through education, cultural preservation, and health care,” said Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund.