AIGC E-News (February 9, 2016)

Save The Date: AIGC Reception April 27th, 2016

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AIGC Opportunities!

The following AIGC Opportunities are open for Academic Year 2016-2017

Undergraduate Opportunities:

  • Accenture
    Deadline: May 1, 2016
  • All Native American High School Academic Team
    Deadline: May 1, 2016
  • REDW Native American Scholarship in Accounting
    Deadline: May 1, 2016
  • Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship in Business & Hospitality
    Deadline: May 1, 2016
  • Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program
    Deadline: May 13, 2016

Graduate Opportunities:

  • AIGC Fellowship
    Deadline: June 1, 2016
  • BIE Loan for Service
    Deadline: June 1, 2016
  • Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund (STEM LFS)
    Deadline: June 1, 2016
  • REDW Native American Scholarship in Accounting
    Deadline: May 1, 2016
  • Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship in Business & Hospitality
    Deadline: May 1, 2016

APPLY NOW


 

2016 Gates Millennium Scholarship application Closed

Congratulations to the students who submitted a completed application.
Best of luck to each and every one!


Open Society Foundations

US Programs, Special Initiatives and Partnerships Program Officer Position The deadline for applying online is February 9.

The Open Society Foundations seeks a Program Officer for its U.S. Special Initiatives and Partnerships unit within U.S. Programs. Special Initiatives and Partnerships leads the foundations’ work with its largest domestic multi-issue and multi-capacity grantee organizations as well as grantees that build capacity, advocacy impact, and political participation from diverse communities and those that advocate for fiscal equity. Beyond grantmaking, the unit leads a project exploring the U.S. in the year 2020, via an exploration of shifting demography, escalating challenges to a participatory democracy, and what civic capacity will be necessary so that communities of color, immigrants, low-income people, and young people can be heard and that public priorities reflect their aspirations and challenges. A full description of the position is online here.

MORE INFO | APPLY ONLINE


Foreign Service Officer Trainees in the Foreign Agricultural Service

posted on USA Jobs on February 1, 2016
Deadline: February 17, 2016.

The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is a small but dynamic foreign affairs agency with approximately 135 Foreign Service Officers (FSOs) in 93 offices in 72 countries around the world. FSOs are responsible for supporting FAS efforts at agricultural trade promotion; trade policy; trade capacity building and food security. FSOs can expect to spend about a third of their career serving in USDA/FAS headquarters in Washington, D.C. in positions throughout the agency.

Successful applicants to this announcement will enter FAS as Foreign Service Trainees to work and train in Washington, D.C. for an average of 16 to 24 months, followed by assignment to an overseas post. Candidates demonstrating the necessary competencies and achievement will be commissioned into the Foreign Service and can look forward to professional careers with increasing rank and responsibility which average 25 years.

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AIGC Executive Director  Position Open

The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) is looking for a dynamic Executive Director to lead the organization. The successful candidate directs, plans, and organizes AIGC programs and personnel; executes AIGC functions, programs and fundraising goals to achieve providing fellowships to American Indian/Alaska Native graduate students; and maintains and cultivates partnerships at the tribal, local, state, and national levels with organizations and individuals that are committed to the mission of AIGC. Master’s Degree in Business, Public Administration or related field plus five years executive management experience of a non-profit, educational or related organization; PhD preferred. Five years in successful fundraising and fiscal management experience including budget development, oversight and reporting. Prior experience working on behalf of tribes and/or tribal organizations and building local, regional and national relationships and partners required. Native American strongly desired and preferred. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.