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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE Sources, Scholarships for Native American Students

CALIFORNIA INDIAN EDUCATION NETWORK sources geared towards Native American Indian students, including top colleges, universities, tribal colleges and cultural programs, reservation learning centers, Native American cultural centers...

Grants, Internships and Scholarships For Native Americans:

Currently Native Americans are one of the most under represented groups in college, and can face limited resources and access to quality education on reservations. Fortunately there are many Grants, Internships and Scholarships available to Native Americans to help build a stronger and highly educated Native American community. Visit this link for a list of some funds available to Native Americans: STUDENT DEBT RELIEF WEBSITE

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US EDUCATION

Education Department Awards $28.4 Million in Grants to Help Low-Income Students Take Advanced Placement Tests

The U.S. Department of Education announced today (8/12/2014) that it has awarded $28.4 million in grants to 40 states, Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands as part of its efforts to boost college and career readiness for historically underserved students. The grants will help defray the costs of taking advanced placement tests for low-income students.

ARNE DUNCAN"We know that when students of all backgrounds are held to high expectations they excel. High school instruction needs to become more rigorous to foster college and career-readiness, and provide multiple pathways to success in order to prepare students for the 21st century global economy. Advanced Placement courses are helping schools meet this challenge by developing the study skills, critical reasoning, and habits of mind that prepare students for college. These grants eliminate some of the financial roadblocks for low-income students taking Advanced Placement courses, letting them take tests with the potential of earning college credit while in high school," said U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

The grants are used to help pay for low-income students taking approved advanced placement tests administered by the College Board, the International Baccalaureate Organization and Cambridge International Examinations... READ OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE (source) - DOWNLOAD PDF (calie).

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NILS E. HASSELBERG SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The Nils E. Hasselberg Scholarship Committee would like to announce that applications are now being accepted for this year’s scholarship awards (2013-2014).  The deadline for submitting applications is June 20, 2013. DOWNLOAD .zip (PDF, Word .doc) for more information

Larry Barther
Program Assistant
Family Violence Prevention & Services Program
Inter-Tribal Council of CA, Inc.
3425 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA 95825

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NIGA CHAIRMAN ENDORSES EGGHART LLC'S FIRST SCHOLARSHIP FOR NATIVE AMERICAN ACCOUNTING STUDENTS:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 8, 2013)

Chairman Ernie Stevens of the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has endorsed the Egghart Certified Public Accountants Scholarship for Native American Accounting Students, a new scholarship offered by the Reno, Nevada-based accounting firm... MORE.

Chief Ellis Scholarship Criteria and Application PDF
The National Johnson-O’Malley Association is honored to sponsor the Chief Ellis Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to a deserving student.  This scholarship is given to honor the work of Chief A.D. Ellis not only for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation but for his work in securing JOM funds on a national level for JOM programs throughout the Nation.  The scholarship will be announced at the Annual NJOMA Conference in Phoenix, Arizona...

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FINANCIAL NEWS

2009 Native health Research Conference Travel Scholarships (Deadline June 1, 2009).
The Native Research Network Inc. Travel Scholarship Program is now
accepting applications for the Native Health Research Conference in
Portland, OR, August 3-7, 2009....

SCHOOL RECEIVES $100,000 Grant for Scholarships
The Klamath River Early College of the Redwoods has received a $100,000 grant to help graduates complete their college degree....

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Harvard College Financial Aid Office web site.

Dear Students and Families,
Welcome to the Harvard College Financial Aid Office. We are eager to help you and your family understand our financial aid programs and to assist you in finding ways to meet your college costs...

HARVARD UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCED over the weekend that from now on undergraduate students from low-income families will pay no tuition. In making the announcement, Harvard's President Lawrence H. Summers said, "When only 10 percent of the students in elite higher education come from families in lower half of the income distribution, we are not doing enough. We are not doing enough in bringing elite higher education to the lower half of the income distribution." If you know of a family earning less than $60,000 a year with an honor student graduating from high school soon, Harvard University wants to pay the tuition. The prestigious university recently announced that from now on undergraduate students from low-income families can go to Harvard for free...no tuition and no student loans! (Submitted by Roy Cook, vist the Harvard school link financial aid department FAQ for more details about how to apply at Harvard College.)

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DOWNLOAD COLLEGE RECRUITMENT POSTER PDF.

• There are three deadlines a year—March 15 for summer school, April 15 for fall, September 15 for spring.
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