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.