May 2016


The George W. and Mary A. Jones Scholarship is available for associate, bachelor, and graduate degree seeking students who have returned or are planning to return “back to school” after a period of 5 or more years away.  There will be one $1000 scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year.

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The Osher Reentry Scholarship  is available for bachelor degree seeking students who have returned or are planning to return “back to school” after a period of 5 or more years away.  This scholarship will be a tuition waiver of up to $5000 for the 2016-2017 school year for at least 12 students.

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Accenture American Indian Scholarship Fund

Accepting Applications for  AY 2016-2017 Deadline Extended until  June 6, 2016!

Accenture is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, with capabilitiesin strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. They help organizations maximize performance and achieve vision. Accenture develops and implements technology solutions to improve their clients’ productivity and efficiency.  Ultimately, Accenture enables their clients to become high-performance businesses and governments.

The Accenture American Indian Scholarship Fund was established to provide resources and build personal and lasting relationships with students who will become the future leaders in the American Indian communities and, possibly, with Accenture.  Recipients of this scholarship may have access to internship, mentorships and career planning programs, through their affiliation with Accenture and AIGC.  The scholarship selects the very brightest American Indian and Alaska Native incoming freshman (undergraduate) students.  The Accenture scholarship program is sponsored and funded by Accenture and administered by the American Indian Graduate Center.

To be eligible for the scholarship you must:

  • Be an enrolled member of a U.S. federally-recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group;
  • Be seeking a degree and career in fields of study including: various engineering, computer science, operations management, management, finance, marketing and other business-oriented fields;
  • Be entering a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree seeking college Undergraduate Freshmen. High School transcript must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater, on a 4.0 scale, at the end of the seventh semester and
  • Demonstrate character, personal merit and commitment to the American Indian community, locally and/or nationally. Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement and motivation to serve and succeed.

Accenture offers scholarship recipients internships, mentorships and career opportunities.

 Requirements: All information and documentation must be received by June 6, 2016.

  1. Complete an online application
  2. Upload unofficial high school transcripts (current transcripts are necessary for selection of scholars).
  3. upload copy of your College Admissions Letter
  4. Select two references. You should notify your references that they will immediately receive an email from fellowships@aigcs.org. It is important to have their correct email address:
    1. A. Academic Reference: Someone who can attest to your academic record and abilities
    2. B. Community Reference: Someone who can attest to your community engagement.
  5. Submit an AIGC Tribal Eligibility Certificate (TEC). This form must be completed by your Tribal Enrollment Office to verify your tribal enrollment
  6. Financial Need Form (FNF) due separately on July 15, 2016

For questions, please call or email:

American Indian Graduate Center

3701 San Mateo Blvd NE Suite 200 | Albuquerque NM 87110

Phone: 505.881.4584 | Toll Free: 1-800-628-1920

fellowships@aigcs.org

To Apply TODAY click the link below. 

First Alaskan Institute Elders & Youth Conference will be hosted in Fairbanks this year on October 17-19, 2016.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

WWW.FIRSTALASKANS.ORG

ELLATONUCHUK

EY FLYER (002).pdf

GOTNV is a nonpartisan effort between Doyon, Limited, Fairbanks Native Association, Tanana Chiefs Conference and community volunteers to engage Alaska Natives, shareholders and tribal members in voter participation during the election. To volunteer for GOTNV or for more information on voter registration and the upcoming election, please email gotnv@doyon.com.

Click HERE for more information.

The National Indian Education Association (NIEA) is coming to hear from you on July 25th at the Civic Center in Pioneer Park (Alaska Land). Please check out the flyer that is attached and help spread the word. The day starts at 8am with registration and will go until 3pm. Not only will you be able to weigh into what you want to see NIEA move forward with, but you will also hear updates on the Every Student Succeeds Act, and professional development ideas to take back with you. This is a unique opportunity that Alaska has to weigh into this national organization. If you want to learn about NIEA and some of what they have advocated for, helped with, and work on for the past 47 years please check out www.niea.org. They have a brand new website that’s fantastic!

Take Wing is looking for youth-oriented camp staff for the upcoming summer campus immersion in Anchorage (and Soldotna), July 21st – August 3rd, 2016.

There are job descriptions and an employment application which can also be found on the Humanities Forum website.

DayEveningCampStaffJobDescription.pdf

NightStaffJobDescription.pdf

EmploymentApplication.pdf

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