The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) has received a seven-year $210,000 gift from AMERIND Risk to create a new endowed scholarship, the AMERIND Risk Educational Assistance Scholarship. The scholarship will be offered annually to students with a connection to AMERIND Risk.
“As the largest scholarship provider to Native students in the United States, AIGC is dedicated to providing as many opportunities as possible for Native students to achieve their educational dreams,” says Angelique Albert, Executive Director for AIGC. “We are delighted to partner with AMERIND Risk on a scholarship that continues its commitment to providing insurance and other resources to Indian Country.”
“AMERIND Risk is deeply committed to the advancement of Tribal Nations and Native peoples, and education is one of the most important steps in that endeavor. We are pleased to devote these scholarship resources for our students to help them achieve.” says Derek Valdo, Chief Executive Officer for AMERIND Risk.