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  • Emergency Flood Relief and Updates
    Emergency Flood Relief and Updates
    June 9, 2011
    Thanks to your assistance to the American Indian College Fund’s Flood Emergency Fund, our tribal college communities impacted by rising waters along the Missouri River and its tributaries can cope better with the ongoing situation.
  • The CIGNA Foundation Grants $29,000 to American Indian College Fund for Native Scholarships
    The CIGNA Foundation Grants $29,000 to American Indian College Fund for Native Scholarships
    June 8, 2011
    The CIGNA Foundation has granted $29,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) to support Native scholarships through the Tribal Scholars Healthcare Program. The gift will provide scholarships to Native students studying at select tribal colleges and universities and mainstream institutions.
  • American Indian College Fund Receives Grant from Hilton Worldwide for Scholarships
    American Indian College Fund Receives Grant from Hilton Worldwide for Scholarships
    June 6, 2011
    The American Indian College Fund received a grant from Hilton Worldwide to support the Hilton Worldwide Tribal College Hospitality Scholarship Program for the 2011-12 academic year. Hilton Worldwide, a renowned global leader in the hotel and hospitality industry, 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.
  • Emergency Donations Needed!
    Emergency Donations Needed!
    June 1, 2011
    Tribal College Flood Relief Needed! Flooding has created disaster conditions at two tribal colleges: Little Big Horn College in Eastern Montana and United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota. While massive flooding threatens the surrounding communities, these tribal colleges are serving as the command centers for the disaster, providing shelter, food, and clothing to those in need. Resources are desperately needed to sustain their relief efforts.
  • The Hershey Company Grants $22,000 for Native student scholarships
    The Hershey Company Grants $22,000 for Native student scholarships
    May 24, 2011
    The Hershey Company granted $22,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) for Native student scholarships.
  • Two Spirit Endowment Honors Memory of Fred C. Martinez
    Two Spirit Endowment Honors Memory of Fred C. Martinez
    May 16, 2011
    Fred C. Martinez, a young Navajo man, was brutally murdered after deciding he didn’t want to choose between being a boy or a girl. Fred self-identified as a gay male, but also expressed the feminine aspect of his personality in his dress and self-presentation. In Navajo culture, this concept is known as nádleehí.
  • International Game Technology Awards $25,000 to The Fund for Native Scholarships
    International Game Technology Awards $25,000 to The Fund for Native Scholarships
    May 10, 2011
    International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), headquartered in Nevada, granted $25,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) to support Native scholarships.
  • 2011 Citi Career Expo
    2011 Citi Career Expo
    May 1, 2011
    Citi Foundation sponsored the 2011 Citi Career Expo, held April 29 at the Sisseton Wahpeton College Auditorium in Sisseton, South Dakota.
  • The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Fund  Honor 36 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship Winners
    The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Fund Honor 36 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship Winners
    April 21, 2011
    The Coca Cola Foundation and the American Indian College Fund honored 36 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2010-11 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota.
  • Fund Announces Tribal College President and 33 Tribal College Students of the Year
    Fund Announces Tribal College President and 33 Tribal College Students of the Year
    April 20, 2011
    The American Indian College Fund honored 33 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2010-11 Student of the Year reception at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota.