News and Announcements
AIGC honors ten American Indian and Alaska Native high school seniors who have applied to college and who demonstrate outstanding original academic, artistic, or leadership qualities. Students receive a $250 award.
This need-based endowed scholarship funds undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) or Veterinary Technology (AAS).
The Accenture American Indian Scholarship Fund is a merit-based scholarship sponsored by Accenture that funds undergraduates in engineering, computer science, operations management, management, finance, marketing and other business-oriented fields. Students receive $2,000-$2,500 a year for four years.
The Science Post Graduate Scholarship Fund (SPGSF) is a merit-based Bureau of Indian Education program that funds undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Undergraduate students receive awards up to $20,000; graduate students receive awards up to $30,000 per year. The graduation rate of 95% for SPGSF scholars far exceeds the 41% national postsecondary graduation rate given for American Indian students from the National Center for Educational Statistics.
The COO is a key member of the senior management team, reporting to the Executive Director, and is responsible for the oversight and management of daily operations including direct responsibilities for finance. This role will serve as second-in-command and ensures the effectiveness and efficiency of the organization. The COO will maintain control of diverse organizational operations,
Kirby Parnell, an American Indian Graduate Center Scholar (AIGCS) alumna who was awarded a Gates Millennium Scholarship, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Denmark in Biology research from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Parnell, a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma,
AIGC condemns the racially motivated harassment Nicole Johnny endured at the Los Angeles KKW Beauty pop-up shop.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
On June 30th, 2018, Nicole Johnny, an AIGC scholarship alumna, affirms she was subjected to racially-motivated discrimination and harassment at the Kim Kardashian West Beauty Brand pop-up shop in Los Angeles,
American Indian Graduate Center Receives $5000 Grant from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community to Support the American Indian Business Leaders Scholarship Fund
AIGC will use the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community grant to provide scholarships to Native American business students.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
The American Indian Graduate Center announced a $5000 grant received from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community today. The grant will be used to support the recently endowed American Indian Business Leaders scholarship.
American Indian Graduate Center, the largest Native American scholarship provider in the nation with 50 years of service to Native scholars is saddened and disappointed by the recent Colorado State University incident and questions-
Are schools doing all that is necessary to protect and affirm Native students, or are they merely accepting their tuition dollars?
(Albuquerque, New Mexico-May 8th, 2018)– Last week at Colorado State University, two young Native American brothers were stopped and questioned by university police while attending a campus tour as a result of a call made by a suspicious parent.