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  • Thirty-three Students Honored as American Indian College Fund  Student of the Year
    Thirty-three Students Honored as American Indian College Fund Student of the Year
    March 28, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund honored 33 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2011-12 Student of the Year reception at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota. The program, sponsored by the Adolph Coors Foundation, awarded each honoree a $1,000 scholarship.
  • The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Fund Honor First-Generation Scholarship Recipients
    The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Fund Honor First-Generation Scholarship Recipients
    March 27, 2012
    The Coca Cola Foundation and the American Indian College Fund honored 36 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2011-12 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota.
  • Cigna Foundation Grants $29,000 to American Indian College Fund for Scholarships
    Cigna Foundation Grants $29,000 to American Indian College Fund for Scholarships
    March 26, 2012
    The Cigna Foundation has granted $29,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) to support Native scholarships through the Cigna Foundation Tribal Scholars Healthcare Program. The grant will provide 10 scholarships to Native students studying at select tribal colleges and universities and mainstream institutions.
  • Lowe’s Grants American Indian College Fund $50,000
    Lowe’s Grants American Indian College Fund $50,000
    March 26, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation today announced a grant of $50,000 for a new scholarship program to support American Indian students. The grant will fund scholarships for qualified Native students in their final year of college who have financial need to complete their degree.
  • Travelers Foundation Continues College Fund Scholarship Program  with $50,000 Grant
    Travelers Foundation Continues College Fund Scholarship Program with $50,000 Grant
    March 21, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund received a $50,000 grant from the Travelers Foundation, the charitable arm of The Travelers Companies, Inc. The gift will continue the foundation’s scholarship program for the 2012-13 academic year, which supports six tribal and five mainstream American Indian college students with $4,000 scholarships. Students must earn a 3.0 grade point average and major in fields related to business, accounting, computer science, actuarial science, or math. Scholarship recipients will be selected from locations near Travelers Companies’ offices.
  • Allstate Foundation Grants $50,000 to The Fund For Native Business Scholarships
    Allstate Foundation Grants $50,000 to The Fund For Native Business Scholarships
    March 19, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund (the Fund) was awarded $50,000 from the Allstate Foundation to provide nine scholarships at $5,000 each for American Indians studying business at a tribal college.
  • Tribal College Journal Seeks Contributing Online Columnists
    Tribal College Journal Seeks Contributing Online Columnists
    March 12, 2012
    Tribal College Journal is seeking essays and opinion pieces for a new online column. Contributions should be focused on issues specific to tribal colleges, as well as current events, Native issues and education issues.
  • The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation Renews Commitment to  American Indian College Fund
    The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation Renews Commitment to American Indian College Fund
    March 7, 2012
    The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation has renewed a grant to the American Indian College Fund for $10,000 for scholarships. The amount will be disbursed to qualified American Indian students attending Montana’s seven tribal colleges, providing them with the financial resources to complete a college degree.
  • Leech Lake Tribal College Opens Search for New President
    Leech Lake Tribal College Opens Search for New President
    March 6, 2012
    With the retirement of its tribal college president, Leech Lake Tribal College in Cass Lake, Minnesota, has opened a search to fill the position. Applicant screening will begin on April 1, 2012.
  • One Click Helps Our Students!
    One Click Helps Our Students!
    March 6, 2012
    Through the generous support of our partner, USA Funds, the American Indian College Fund will receive $5 for every new person that likes our Facebook page.