News and Announcements

AIGC Partners with CNIGA for Student Scholarships

(Albuquerque, New Mexico—February 6, 2018)—The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) has partnered with the California Nations Indian Gaming Association to administer an annual scholarship. The CNIGA Seven Generations Scholarship Fund will award a $2,000 scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student in California pursuing a degree in gaming, hospitality management,

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Wells Fargo Foundation to Provide Nearly $13 Million to Nonprofits Serving American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

Funding to address critical needs in Indian Country, including homeownership, economic development and energy sovereignty

Denver – February 5, 2019 – To support greater economic empowerment in tribal communities, the Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded nearly $13 million to nonprofits supporting American Indian and Alaska Native communities as part of a five-year,

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American Indian Graduate Center launches new brand, new partnerships

The new brand honors AIGC’s 50-year legacy of leadership in providing scholarships to Native students and celebrates its next 50 years of empowering students and investing in academic dreams throughout Indian Country. The logo, whose design represents an eagle feather fan with supporting features, while subtly implying a book and pen, and the upward movement of aspiration,

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The American Indian Graduate Center seeks a Director of Scholarship Operations

The Director of Scholarship Operations is responsible for the leadership of Scholarship Operations team ensuring scholarship program delivery and achieving outcome goals in conjunction with the vision, mission and strategic direction of AIGC. Serves as liaison between educational institutions and recipients, and AIGC and the educational, Native American and wider community.

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2018 Recipients: Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship

This need-based scholarship from Wells Fargo funds undergraduate and graduate students in fields relating to banking, resort management, gaming operations, management and administration, including accounting, finance, information technology and human resources. Undergraduates receive $2,500; graduate students receive $5,000.

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2018 Recipients: BIE Loan for Service

AIGC partners with the Bureau of Indian Education to offer loans to students pursuing graduate and professional degrees. The goal is to promote opportunity for careers with tribal governments, Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Affairs—funded organizations on- and off- reservations. The $20,000 loans are paid back at the rate of one year of service for one year of funding.

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